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CENTCOM releases new video of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:05
U.S. Central Command released two new videos Friday on its YouTube page of military Aug. 18 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq.
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Chinese fighter buzzes U.S. Navy surveillance plane

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:10
An armed Chinese fighter jet aggressively confronted a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft earlier this week over international waters in the South China Sea, mounting a series of '
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Fort Bragg-based SFC killed in Afghanistan combat

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:00
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Leggett was killed in combat Wednesday in Afghanistan, the Defense Department reported.
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GAO: Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl swap

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:44
The Defense Department broke the law when it transferred five Taliban detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar in exchange for former prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday.
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Armed with passports, IS fighters could threaten U.S.

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:27
After U.S. planes bombed its forces in Iraq, the jihadist juggernaut that calls itself the Islamic State threatened to attack Americans 'in any place,'' adding for good measure: 'We will drown all of you in blood.''
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Pentagon condemns Russian movements into Ukraine

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:22
A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. government 'strongly condemns' the unilateral movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine.
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Tattoo policy changes are coming soon

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:47
Tattooed soldiers seeking to trade in their sergeant's stripes for a lieutenant's bar may soon see some relief from one of the Army's most controversial regulations.
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USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:55
The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.
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UPS data breach does not affect exchange customers

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:13
Military shoppers who made purchases or shipped packages through The UPS Store locations operated through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service were not affected by the data breach involving about 1 percent of The UPS Store locations nationwide, AAFES o
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Obama faces tough options in Iraq and Syria

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 09:51
At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.
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Officials decide to boot HM2 for her locks

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:50
Navy officials have decided to separate a 12-year African-American sailor for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle.
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Dempsey hits Islamic militant 'end-of-days' vision

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:25
America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an 'apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision' in the Middle East and cannot be defeated unless the United States and a coalition of partners confront it head-on in Syria.
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McCain: Why is Phoenix VA boss still employed?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:23
More than two months after Sharon Helman was suspended as director of Phoenix's VA Health Care System, she remains on the payroll collecting regular checks and benefits despite passage of a new federal statute targeting accountability in the Department of
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Pentagon: Islamic State militants will regroup

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 06:34
U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
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DA: Christopher Lee could face 2nd murder charge

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:16
California law is very clear about the murder of an unborn child, San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos told The Desert Sun on Wednesday.
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Missouri governor orders National Guard to withdraw from Ferguson

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:52
After a night of relative calm, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered National Guard troops to begin a '
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Gowdy hires retired Army 3-star for Benghazi probe

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:48
The former top lawyer for the Army will be chief counsel for Republicans on the House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
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McRaven confirmed as new UT system chancellor

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 18:40
Navy Adm. William McRaven is the next chancellor of the University of Texas System.
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Article 32 decision delayed on Marine's Iraq vanishing

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 17:43
A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.
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West Point grad, Ukrainian private, dies in battle

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:45
A U.S. Military Academy graduate who became a private in an all-volunteer Ukrainian army unit died Tuesday during a 'street battle' with pro-Russian forces, Ukraine's interior minister wrote in a Facebook message Wednesday.
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