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U.S. to assign 3,000 military personnel to fight Ebola

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:01
Under pressure to ramp up the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S.
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October officer promotions announced for active duty

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:51
October promotions have been authorized for the following active component officers:
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A gym & a prayer: Marine vet's CrossFit business draws on personal ties

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 13:01
Pete Doan tried the working man's life after leaving the Marine Corps in 2010.
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Democrats launch website to counter GOP Benghazi narrative

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:36
House Democrats are pre-emptively launching a new website to counter Republican claims about the fatal 2012 terror attack on the U.S.
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Hood soldier sentenced for fatal shooting

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:10
A sergeant at Fort Hood has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting another man during a party last year at a home on the Central Texas post.
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Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:29
A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three members of the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.
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Hagel: The U.S. is at war with Islamic State

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:13
Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, told a Senate panel Tuesday he will recommend having U.S. advisers fight with Iraqi troops against the militant Islamic State group if the situation requires it.
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Hagel: U.S. is 'at war' with Islamic State

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:13
The United States is 'at war' with Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria and U.S. military ground troops may be required if President Obama's initial strategy is not successful, the Pentagon's top two officials told Congress on Tuesday
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U.S. would hit back against an Assad attack, sources say

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:00
The United States would retaliate against Syrian President Bashar Assad's air defenses if he were to go after American planes launching airstrikes in his country, senior Obama administration officials said Monday.
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Civil War soldiers buried as 'unknowns' ID'd

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:07
The names of 350 Confederate soldiers buried as 'Unknowns' in the Confederate Cemetery here will now be forever emblazoned on memorial walls facing their graves as a result of the work of a local historian.
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'Truly extraordinary': Medal of Honor awarded to 2 soldiers for actions in Vietnam

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 08:44
More than four decades later, two soldiers on Monday received the Medal of Honor for their actions during the Vietnam War.
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Survey: Financial concerns plague military families

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 07:42
The active-duty community's uncertainty about their future and concerns about their own financial stability are clear in the results of this year's Blue Star Families annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey.
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