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$8K for former Schofield soldier's no-show in needle burger suit

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:59
A federal magistrate judge says a retired soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich should pay nearly $8,500 in attorneys' fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.
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Former N.D. Guard soldier pleads guilty in luring case

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:31
The lawyer for a former North Dakota Army National Guard soldier who has admitted to luring teenage girls over the Internet to have sex with him said Wednesday that his client's side of the story will be told at sentencing.
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Master sergeant on death row files new petition

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:21
A former master sergeant who was convicted and sentenced to death for the murders of a North Carolina woman and her two children has filed a new appeal.
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Ohio Army veteran found guilty, fined over pet ducks

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:07
A veteran who was cited for keeping farm animals within village limits was found guilty Wednesday in Coshocton County Municipal Court.
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DMBA workout stimulant pulled from base shelves

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:06
Several dietary supplements touted as weight-loss or body sculpting aids have been pulled from the shelves of exchange and GNC stores on military installations.
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NATO reports spike in Russian military flights

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:51
NATO on Wednesday reported an 'unusual' spike in Russian military flights over the Black, Baltic and North seas and the Atlantic Ocean during the past two days.
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Russia successfully test-fires new Navy Bulava ICBM

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 14:20
The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development.
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Report: Army should embrace anti-access/area-denial mission

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:49
The Army is embracing a more expeditionary identity, but earlier this month, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recommended it return to an old mission on the home front: coastal defense.
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Unmanned Antares rocket explodes on launch

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:49
An unmanned rocket headed for the International Space Station to deliver supplies exploded on launch from Wallops Island, Va., Tuesday.
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IG: Former chief of wounded warrior office broke law, DoD regs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:42
The Defense Department inspector general has recommended 'corrective action' against the former director of DoD's Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Office.
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Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:39
Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass killing carried out by the group since its advance across the country.
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An Army widow runs to remember, make peace with her loss

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:05
Katie Groves and her husband shared a wonderful life in Savannah, Georgia. Whether painting their home or raising their two boys, they were a team who tackled everything together.
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Report: On-base banks, credit unions should offer more info online

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:29
Service members need more information - and protection - from banks and credit unions that operate on military installations, according to research by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
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Marine's death reclassified to Operation Inherent Resolve

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:28
The Defense Department has reclassified the death of Cpl. Jordan L. Spears as one that occurred in support of the military's effort to combat the Islamic State group, making him the first official casualty of Operation Inherent Resolve.
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2 Korean soldiers are the first women to earn Expert Infantryman Badge

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:26
Two female soldiers in the South Korean army have earned the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge - the first women, Korean or American, to do so.
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Army coach accepts blame for NCAA violations

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:25
A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations.
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Syrian rebels enter Kurdish town from Turkey

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:04
For the first time since the Islamic State group launched an offensive on the Syrian border town of Kobani last month, a small group of Syrian rebels on Wednesday entered the embattled town from Turkey in a push to help Kurdish fighters there battle the m
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Hagel to decide if troops will be quarantined

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:34
The military's top officers are recommending a sweeping rule imposing a 21-day quarantine on all troops returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, but Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has made no final decision, defense officials said Tuesday.
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Former NATO chiefs urge alliance to fight Ebola

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:55
Two former heads of NATO are urging the Western defense alliance to join the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
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U.S. to increase security at some federal buildings

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:34
Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a 'precautionary step.'
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