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'Suicides are a problem in the Guard'

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:34
Tami Mielke's decision to end her life raises serious questions about South Dakota's care of its emotionally wounded warriors.
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Meghan McCain shares veterans' stories on air

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 11:41
Meghan McCain wants America to know about the issues veterans face and the skills veterans possess that can make them top performers at any business.
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Pentagon builds isolation units to transport Ebola patients

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 11:38
As more U.S. troops head to West Africa, the Pentagon is developing portable isolation units that can carry up to 12 Ebola patients for transport on military planes.
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Women are on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 09:25
Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.
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Army issues new reenlistment rules

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 09:25
The Regular Army retention program that opened Oct. 1 includes five re-enlistment options for qualified soldiers whose terms of service will expire before Sept. 30, 2015.
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Fort Bliss soldiers deploy for Ebola mission

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 09:03
About 75 soldiers from a West Texas Army post are being deployed this weekend to West Africa as part of a U.S. military mission in areas affected by the Ebola outbreak.
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Iraqi troops retake control of Sunni town

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:48
Iraqi soldiers backed by Shiite militiamen retook control Sunday of a Sunni town seized previously by Islamic militants, said an Iraqi official and state-run TV, a rare victory for Iraqi security forces that have been battling to regain areas lost to the
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Head of Fort Benning Warrior Training Center relieved of command

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:23
The head of the Warrior Training Center, a Fort Benning, Georgia-based unit that offers pre-Ranger and other training primarily for Army National Guard soldiers, was relieved of command Oct. 9 and is under investigation, the base announced Friday.
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Army 'funding cliff' may mean more demand for deployments, reserve soldiers, leader says

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:22
The Army likely will look to the National Guard and Army Reserve to fill steady-state missions as it deals with increasing demands for soldiers around the world.
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U.S. force to fight Ebola virus starts training in San Antonio

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:20
The U.S. military effort to help contain the Ebola virus at home and in West Africa is gaining steam.
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U.S. war planners focus on advisers in Anbar

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:19
Top US military planners want to expand the limited advise-and-assist mission in Iraq and are talking to allied partner nations about potentially putting non-American troops on the ground to help support the fight against Islamic State militants, according to several military officials.
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Army announces sgt., staff sgt. selections for November

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 08:18
These Regular Army soldiers are eligible for promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant on Nov. 1, based on their accomplishments under the cutoff scores system, the Army announced Friday:
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U.S. general: Kim was never out of power in North Korea

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 15:05
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's recent 40-day disappearance from public view sparked speculation of a coup or serious illness, but U.S.
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