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Army setting up comms for Ebola response in West Africa

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 06:12
The Army is working to coordinate crisis response in Liberia
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Possible Ebola case in New York City

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 05:54
The first case of Ebola may have arrived in New York City.
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U.S. official: Iraq army not ready to repel Islamic State

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 19:43
U.S. airstrikes and Iraqi ground forces have blunted an Islamic State offensive in Iraq, but it will be months before Iraq can mount a sustained counteroffensive to take terrain back, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday.
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KFC touts new all-meat sandwich in South Korea

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:39
This could be the best reason yet to be assigned to South Korea.
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U.S. officials worry about 'lone wolf' attacks

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:27
After a pair of attacks in Canada this week that officials labeled as terrorism, counterparts in the USA are reacting with offers of cooperation - and a sense of apprehension.
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Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed more than 500

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 18:16
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.
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Prisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in U.S.

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:48
The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial near Washington, U.S. officials said Thursday.
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PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:43
There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.
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Experts call for national debate on U.S. military priorities

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:36
A prestigious defense review panel has warned that the U.S. government must 'sound an alarm' to build public support among the American people for increased defense spending.
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'We cannot accept average,' surgeons general say

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:29
The message the Army, Navy and Air Force surgeons general have taken from the military health system review released earlier this month is that their hospitals and clinics are performing on par with the nation's top private systems.
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Army announced November officer promotions

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:45
Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 2 through colonel in November.
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N.C. police chief wrote lieutenant up for Army Reserve service

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:38
The city failed to comply with a federal law that allows soldiers time off for military service, according to a letter from the Department of Labor.
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Guantanamo prisoners protest use of female guards

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:23
The use of female troops inside the highest-security unit at Guantanamo Bay is sparking protests by prisoners.
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Meet the White House guard dogs

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:07
You may be familiar with Sunny and Bo, the Obama's family pets. But meet Hurricane and Jordan, two of the White House's protectors.
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U.S.: Iraq says troops will go on offensive

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:57
The U.S. Defense Department says Iraq's new defense minister says his troops will go on the offensive against Islamic State militants who have taken over large sections of the country.
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Lawmaker uses Canadian case to criticize Obama

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee used Canadian leaders' response to the Ottawa shootings to take his own swipe at President Obama on Thursday.
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CSM who fought in Panama, Somalia and Iraq dies at 52

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:32
A decorated soldier who participated in major military actions spanning three decades and spent the last few years of his career helping fellow wounded warriors was found dead in his Georgia home Oct. 13 of natural causes.
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Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:12
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
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Few vets use free credit monitoring after VA breaches

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:03
Only about one in 25 veterans offered free credit monitoring in the wake of Veterans Affairs Department security breaches has signed up for the service, a figure that VA officials call disappointingly low.
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