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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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In mine-riddled Bosnia, bomb dogs are life savers

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:54
When Betsy, a 7-year-old bomb-sniffing dog from Bosnia-Herzegovina, arrived in the U.S.
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U.S., South Korea delay transfer of wartime control

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:03
The U.S. and South Korea have delayed transferring wartime operational control of allied forces by taking on a 'conditions-based approach' and scrapping the previously set deadline of 2015.
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Transgender troops say they want to serve openly

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:20
The landmark repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' in 2011 allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military.
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Report: Army discriminated against transgender civilian worker

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:08
The Army discriminated against a former soldier working at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, who transitioned from male to female, according to a federal report released Thursday, by improperly barring her from the female restroom and allowing employees to refer
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Isolation pods will carry troops if they get Ebola

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:57
The Pentagon is developing isolation pods for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft to carry up to 15 service members should they contract Ebola while supporting Operation United Assistance in Africa.
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