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Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:29
One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges, according to a paper publ
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2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:22
Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America. But they both developed a passion for Israel.
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App lets Marines share their workout progress with friends

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:14
If you're interested in tracking and sharing your progress on the new MARSOC 10-week prep workout, it turns out, there's an app for that.
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Editorial: MARSOC should disclose its attrition rates

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:12
Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command has overhauled its 10-week fitness program designed to help would-be operators optimally prepare for the rigors of MARSOC's assessment and selection process.
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WWII vet gets surprise $1K check after robbery

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:01
A 101-year-old veteran in Carson City who was the victim of a home invasion robbery over the Memorial Day weekend has received a $1,000 check during a surprise visit from supporters.
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Aircraft with U.S. personnel lands in Ugandan road

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:55
A small aircraft carrying U.S. military personnel made an emergency landing in the middle of a highway after running out of fuel, Ugandan police said Friday.
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Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:46
Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control.
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After 2 years aboard PI, Marine finishes MCT as honor graduate

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 15:48
Lance Cpl. Tallia Goodale got the typical 10 days of leave all new Marines get after boot camp,but when it was over, she had to go back to the training depot.
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Q&A spotlights Dunford's view on key issues

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 15:46
Ahead of his confirmation hearing July 17 in Washington, Gen. Joseph Dunford provided the Senate Armed Services Committee with written responses to several policy questions designed to glean how he would lead the Marine Corps as its 36th commandant.
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Iraq War vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 13:44
Darin Welker is facing a citation and a hearing in Coshocton Municipal Court for owning 14 ducks, as they are in violation of a village ordinance.
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Bodies of MH17 victims on train bound for rebel-held city

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:43
All 196 bodies recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have been loaded onto refrigerated trains headed for a rebel-held city, according to reports Sunday.
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Russia bans congressman, 12 other Americans

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:19
Russia has placed a U.S. lawmaker and 12 other people connected with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq on its list of those banned from entering the country.
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Germany honors officers who tried to kill Hitler

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:25
Germany on Sunday honored a group of Nazi-era officers who tried to kill Adolf Hitler 70 years ago. The plot - portrayed in films such as the 2008 Hollywood movie '
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Without radar, missile may not have identified Malaysian jet

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:05
If Ukrainian rebels shot down the Malaysian jetliner, killing 298 people, it may have been because they didn't have the right systems in place to distinguish between military and civilian aircraft, experts said Saturday.
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One star: Survival is crisis response, not combat ops

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 09:03
With the Corps focused on crisis response and disaster relief in place of major combat operations, a major amphibious landing on contested soil wouldn't look too pretty, according to a one-star general.
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Hunter: Bring in Mattis, OIF vets to advise on Iraq

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:22
Congress should call on 'the old hands' including Marine Corps Gens. Jim Mattis and John F. Kelly to navigate political and military pitfalls in Iraq, a California lawmaker said this week.
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620,000 trees to honor fallen Civil War soldiers

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:20
Visitors along the scenic byway between Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and Charlottesville, Virginia, will begin to notice clusters of trees lining the route.
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Four U.S. troops injured after firearm mishap in Japan

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:19
Four Japan-based U.S. service members were injured on Thursday following a negligent discharge of a firearm that occurred at a Marine Corps base in northeast Okinawa.
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Testimony ends in Jesse Ventura defamation trial

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 08:18
Testimony has ended in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle.
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