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Utah Guard investigating risque promotional video of women with guns

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:56
A risque video shot in conservative Utah featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks for a pinup calendar has raised the ire of a pair of law enforcement agencies who suspect some of their equipment and officers may be in t
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Ebola concern sparks commotion at Pentagon

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:55
In yet another indication of the rapidly rising anxiety over Ebola, a new scare erupted at the Pentagon on Friday morning after a woman on a tour bus in the building's parking lot who said she had recently traveled from Africa vomited, defense officials s
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Report faults Pentagon efforts to find MIAs

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:54
The Pentagon's effort to find missing servicemembers from past wars is wracked with inefficiencies, lacks a clear mission and fails to differentiate remains that can be recovered from those lost forever, an inspector general's report charged Friday.
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Kent State keeps Army winless on road, 39-17

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:36
Army coach Jeff Monken minced no words during a 35-minute postgame address to his team.
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South Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:17
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said.
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Swedish military investigates 'foreign underwater activity'

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:56
Sweden's military continues to investigate reports of 'foreign underwater activity' in the Stockholm archipelago using high-tech equipped naval vessels, aircraft and home guard forces.
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DoD seeks to clarify policies on nonprofit groups

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:04
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the barriers that complicate efforts by nonprofit groups to help service members and their families at some installations.
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JBLM soldier held in wife's death

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 08:34
A 20-year-old Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has been ordered held without bail for three days while police continue to investigate the shooting death of his 19-year-old wife at their Lakewood, Washington, apartment.
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Officials: Woman at Pentagon doesn't have Ebola

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 16:46
WASHINGTON Virginia public health authorities say the woman who became ill in the Pentagon parking lot, setting off an Ebola scare, does not have the virus.
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Lockheed's selfie campaign shows of JLTV, benefits military families

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:40
A few vehicle makers at the AUSA show this week banned people from taking pictures of their products, but Lockheed Martin was counting on it.
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Hagel seeks info on Iraq chemical weapons exposure

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:06
A defense official says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his military chiefs and service-branch secretaries to look into questions about the medical care and treatment of about 20 service members who were exposed to chemical weapons during the Iraq
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VP Biden's son leaves Navy after drug test

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:26
Hunter Biden, the youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden, has been kicked out of the military after testing positive for cocaine, two people familiar with the matter said Oct. 16.
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Progress on car shipments difficult to measure, verify

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:58
A backlog of personal vehicle shipments in U.S. Customs has been 'significantly reduced and is very near to normal clearance timelines,' according to the new contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas.
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Obama calls up reserves to deal with Ebola in Africa

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:52
President Obama has issued an executive order calling up ready reserve troops to combat the Ebola crisis in Africa.
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Report: Former Iraqi pilots train IS fighters on MiGs

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:19
The Islamic State group is test flying, with the help of former Iraqi air force pilots, several fighter jets captured earlier from air bases belonging to the Syrian military, a Syrian activist group said Friday.
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JIEDDO, Army test underground robots

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:38
The Army Research Lab and the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) have just wrapped up a critical new test of small ground and air unmanned assets aimed at detecting improvised explosive devices in culverts in subterranean environments, and officials s
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Ebola scare closes Pentagon parking lot

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:22
Authorities cordoned off a portion of a Pentagon parking lot Friday morning after a woman who recently traveled to Africa began vomiting there, sparking concerns about a potential Ebola problem, officials said.
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State senator plans to investigate Alaska Guard situation

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:13
State Sen. Lesil McGuire says the Legislature will hold hearings into the troubled Alaska National Guard, but she's getting push back from the Senate president.
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Eating disorders fairly rare among troops, study finds

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:34
A new study finds that eating disorder diagnoses in the U.S. military remain somewhat rare, but perhaps not surprisingly, female troops are 20 times more likely to have such issues than males.
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Fort Stewart soldier arrested after dry cleaner break-in

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:23
A Fort Stewart soldier faces burglary charges after allegedly tampering with a cash machine, breaking into a hair salon and being caught in an adjacent dry cleaner wearing some of the store's inventory.
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