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Calls for brass to resign add to debate over Mideast policy

2 hours 33 min ago
Recent calls for the Pentagon's top brass to resign in protest of President Obama's policy toward Iraq and Syria may pack a political punch, but they rest on no actual historical precedent.
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Navy: Nuclear shipyard workers got unearned credit

2 hours 49 min ago
Hundreds of nuclear workers at a Navy shipyard have been placed on restrictive duty after investigators discovered they were given credit for attending continuing training they didn't actually attend, an official said Tuesday.
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ED cases among troops double since 2004

3 hours 27 min ago
Erectile dysfunction diagnoses have skyrocketed in the U.S. military in the past decade, with the rate among troops more than doubling from 2004 to 2013.
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U.S. troops head to Africa for Ebola mission

3 hours 38 min ago
About 1,400 soldiers will head to Liberia in October to help support the fight against the Ebola virus that is spreading across West Africa, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
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White House intruder who eluded Secret Service indicted

4 hours 11 min ago
A Texas man who climbed a fence, eluded Secret Service and entered the White House was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury for entering a restricted building, carrying a deadly weapon and unlawfully possessing ammunition.
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Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track

4 hours 33 min ago
A U.S. Special Operations Command report on integrating women into the elite Navy SEAL community was due back in July, but officials aren't able to confirm whether it's been completed or when leadership will be briefed.
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Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

5 hours 15 min ago
Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping.
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Navy: Aircraft carrier helps rescue 2 fishermen

6 hours 10 min ago
The Navy says a Virginia-based aircraft carrier helped rescue two fishermen off the coast of Florida.
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Singapore-based research center CO fired

6 hours 10 min ago
Capt. Carlos LeBron, the commanding officer of the Singapore-based Naval Medical Research Center-Asia, was relieved of his duties Monday '
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Afghanistan, U.S. sign long-awaited security pact

6 hours 13 min ago
The United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement that will allow about 9,800 American troops to remain in the country past this year.
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CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient

6 hours 46 min ago
A patient in a Dallas hospital has been confirmed to have the deadly Ebola virus, News 8 has learned.
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Senator: POV moving company's problems linger

7 hours 35 min ago
The chairwoman of the Senate Budget Committee wants military officials to consider dumping a defense contractor responsible for moving troops' personal vehicles to and from overseas bases when they move on reassignment orders, citing significant delays an
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Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

7 hours 35 min ago
The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close th
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Interview: Leno on USO, entertaining troops and his 'tank car'

7 hours 44 min ago
It would be tough to script a better opening line for a story from Jay Leno:
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Top DoD official: U.S. will 'respond' if Japan-China dispute escalates

8 hours 59 min ago
The U.S. will respond with military force if allies in the Pacific region are threatened, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said on Tuesday in response to questions about Japan's dispute with China over the Senkaku Islands.
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Boxer CO fired after short stint in charge

9 hours 44 min ago
Capt. Wayne Brown's big deck command tour was short-lived.
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Naval Academy joins Obama's 'It's On Us' campaign

10 hours 5 min ago
The U.S. Naval Academy has joined President Obama's 'It's On Us' campaign to encourage college students to take responsibility in stopping sexual assault.
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U.S.-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

10 hours 22 min ago
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border Tuesday, including around a beleaguered Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish that is under assault by the militants, activists said.
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Chief season screwups: These 4 cases may have crossed the line

10 hours 48 min ago
No more shenanigans. That was the bottom line of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens' controversial chief training overhaul two years ago, which ended decades of initiation rites.
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Confederate's grave has wrong name; VA won't fix

12 hours 26 min ago
The gravestone of a Confederate soldier who died at Elmira's Civil War prison camp has the wrong name on it, according to his great-great-grandson.
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