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China splurging on military as U.S. pulls back

14 hours 2 min ago
China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation.
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Ex-JBLM soldier gets 17 years for child porn

14 hours 24 min ago
A former soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for producing and distributing child pornography, including a video of him molesting a 3-year-old child.
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State Dept. says Egypt cleared for U.S. military aid

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:28
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.
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Piece of 'Band of Brothers' gets new commander

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 19:14
The original 'Band of Brothers' has a new commander and will be getting a new home.
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Hagel seeking to deepen U.S.-Mexico ties

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 18:56
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday he is exploring ways to deepen U.S.-Mexican defense ties, including the possibility of training exercises with Mexican forces.
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Obama: U.S.-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 17:24
President Barack Obama confirmed Wednesday that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands at the center of a territorial dispute between China and Japan.
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Army specialist charged in strangling death of sailor

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:50
A second service member has been charged in the death of a sailor in Germany, Stars and Stripes has reported.
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Soldier accused of killing teens in Iraq

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 16:30
The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago. But then-Staff Sgt.
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Soldier dies during exercise in Guatemala

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:10
A soldier from the 56th Signal Battalion died Tuesday in Guatemala while participating in an exercise called Beyond the Horizon.
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Report: Seat-belt stop nabs private who went AWOL in 2008

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:12
If you're thinking about deserting, remember: Safety first.
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4 Army units heading to Eastern Europe

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:58
The U.S. military in Europe is sending four company-sized infantry units, a total of about 600 soldiers, to Eastern Europe, the latest effort to reassure NATO allies in light of Russian aggression in Ukraine, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
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FDA warns maker of controversial workout supplement Craze

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:22
Federal regulators have warned the maker of the once-popular sports supplement Craze about its proprietary blend of ingredients and tests showing an undisclosed methamphetamine-like compound in the product, records now made public show.
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McChrystal tells of his recovery after getting hit with 'career curve ball'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:12
Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrsytal says he got hit in the head by a metaphorical curveball, but he managed to pick himself up, dust himself off and transition from being a soldier to running a business, McChrystal wrote for Linkedin's
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First lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:26
Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for co
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2 years in jail for misusing money for homeless vets

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:08
A Nashville, Tenn., woman who stole more than $364,000 earmarked to help homeless veterans will spend two years in jail for the crimes.
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Report: U.S. may leave fewer troops in Afghanistan

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:16
The Obama administration is reportedly considering options to leave far fewer troops in Afghanistan after this year than the top U.S. and NATO commander for Afghanistan has recommended.
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Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:48
President Barack Obama's travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China's rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.
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Cause of child's death debated in soldier's murder trial

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:28
A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death said Tuesday an autopsy showed evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died.
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Ex-cop named N.Y. Army Guard's top enlisted soldier

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:14
A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.
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Recruits trending older in U.S. military

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 06:14
New recruits in the U.S. military are getting slightly older, with more than half of Army enlistees age 20 or above compared with a few decades ago when only a third were in the older age group, according to a RAND Corp. study released Wednesday.
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