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New school year, new home: Military families look to adjust

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:34
Linh Narum knows what it means to be a part of a military family. Her father served in the Air Force for 27 years and she and her husband, Air Force Col. Jerry Narum, a communications officer, have two sons of their own.
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Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:55
By early 2015, tens of thousands of troops will have returned stateside after more than a decade of military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Obama: 'The entire world is appalled' by beheading

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:47
President Obama said he spoke to the parents of beheaded freelance journalist James Foley Wednesday, and promised that 'justice will be done' to the Islamic State militants who beheaded him.
Categories: Military Times (US)

U.S. mission in Iraq could expand, Pentagon official says

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:23
The mission for U.S. troops in Iraq to help Kurdish and Iraqi security forces in their fight against Islamic militants remains limited for now, but may expand after Iraqi leaders form a new government, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
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Verdicts released for July courts-martial

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:22
The Navy has published the results of special and general courts-martial tried in July - 36 verdicts in all.
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Potential GOP candidates use beheading to hammer Obama over IS

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:09
Republicans are using the beheading of an American journalist in Syria to mount new attacks on President Barack Obama, urging him to get tougher on a radical Sunni group.
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British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:23
The apparent beheading of American photojournalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday.
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USS Saratoga to be hauled away, scrapped

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:01
The decommissioned USS Saratoga aircraft carrier is set to be hauled away from Rhode Island and brought to Texas to be scrapped.
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Japan military holds drill as its role expands

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:19
Japan's military is showcasing its ability to defend remote islands, as its role expands at home and abroad under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Islamic State claims execution of American as retaliation for Iraq airstrikes

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:36
A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
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Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:55
Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N.
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North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:45
In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a 'hideous lantern jaw.'
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CNO Greenert calls for boosting deployed ship presence

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 05:52
More time forward and more chances to serve in the Pacific and in the Middle East; that's the course the Navy's top officer is setting in his annual 'Navigation Plan' released Tuesday.
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