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Army isolating some soldiers returning from Africa

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:05
The Army has begun isolating soldiers returning from the Ebola outbreak zone in West Africa, but so far the Pentagon has not imposed a new forcewide policy to quarantine all troops who participate in that mission.
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North Korea may be developing sea-based missiles

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:24
A website that monitors North Korea says the isolated nation may be exploring how to launch ballistic missiles from submarines or ships.
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West Point supe addresses report of booze-fueled recruit bus trip

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:33
The head of the U.S. Military Academy said he takes responsibility for a recently reported January football recruiting trip that involved underage drinking and improper use of recruit-host funds at a bowling alley inside a New York mall.
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U.S. military sales to allies tops $34B in 2014

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:50
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Iraqi Kurdish fighters to head to Syria

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:35
IRBIL, Iraq Dozens of Iraq's Kurdish peshmerga fighters will fly to Turkey on Tuesday and from there cross into the Syrian border town of Kobani to help fellow Kurds fight Muslim militants, a spokesman for the Kurdish force said.
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VA settles Pittsburgh Legionnaire's suit for $125K

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:03
The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the son of a Marine veteran who died after contracting Legionnaire's disease at a Pittsburgh VA hospital.
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NATO chief urges allies to boost defense spending, build ties with Russia

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:48
NATO countries must boost defense spending and build a constructive relationship with Russia, the alliance's new leader said on Tuesday.
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House candidate Zinke releases military record

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:05
Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke produced a military record Monday that opponents have been calling for since this summer.
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Violence marks Afghan president's first month

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 07:44
Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending the insurg
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Military family unit headed to the natural bodybuilding world championships

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:09
An entire Army family - a soldier, his wife and stepdaughter - are headed to the top international bodybuilding championships in San Diego in a few weeks, each with a shot at earning a top title.
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Poland in defense shift as anti-Russia mood grows

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 19:02
Poland is planning a major realignment of its military structure because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, the country's defense minister said Monday, a move that could shift thousands of troops to its eastern border.
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Man admits stealing from Fort Riley FMWR program

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:41
A Kansas man has admitted stealing $62,000 in cash from an Army fund he managed at Fort Riley.
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Obama to award Civil War Medal of Honor on Nov. 6

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:22
After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Battle of Gettysburg more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism Nov.
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Tennessee Republicans ask DoD for Ebola mission clarity

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:23
Two days after a visit to 101st Airborne Division headquarters at Fort Campbell to discuss the unit's controversial Ebola mission in Liberia, Rep.
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Army plans for gas, chlorine tests in western Utah

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:17
The U.S. Army and Utah air quality officials are taking public comment on plans to release chlorine and low levels of radioactive gas at a military testing range in western Utah next year.
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Obama to award Civil War Medal of Honor on Nov. 6

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:07
After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Battle of Gettysburg more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism Nov.
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Northern Va. Army contractor gets 4 years

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:37
A key player in what prosecutors say was the biggest bid-rigging scheme in U.S. contracting history has been sentenced to four years in prison.
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U.K. ends combat operations in Helmand province

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:44
Britain has ended combat operations in the Helmand province in Afghanistan, defense officials said Sunday.
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SOCOM wants to start data mining the open web

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:37
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Car bombings in Iraq kill at least 38 people

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:36
Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 38 people Monday, authorities said.
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