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'Safety is paramount' at Panama City Navy dive center

1 hour 56 min ago
Safety is a focus at the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center — and the Secretary of the Navy has noticed.

NC governor recognizes Army's top tank crew

2 hours 16 sec ago
For the first time, the winner of the Army's Sullivan Cup - held at Fort Benning, Georgia, each year to determine the best tank crew in the Army - came from the North Carolina National Guard.

Oklahoma to honor ex-Bragg soldier

2 hours 4 min ago
A former Fort Bragg soldier who was belatedly awarded the nation's highest honor for military valor will next be recognized by his home state.

Military Rec: Bragg's 10-Miler celebrating 20 years

2 hours 7 min ago
Thousands of racers have turned out to pound the streets of Fort Bragg in the post's annual 10-Miler for almost two decades. This fall, the installation will host the 20th running of the Fort Bragg 10-Miler.

Air Force crews come from outside to transport paratroopers

2 hours 9 min ago
Fort Bragg paratroopers have long relied on Air Force crews to get them where they want to be - drifting under canopy and over training areas while honing parachute skills that set them apart from the rest of the Army. But now, more than ever, those crews are coming from outside the sprawling confines of Fort Bragg.

FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal

2 hours 20 min ago
The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement says its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord for ending five decades of war.

Italy probes whether negligence played role in quake toll

3 hours 12 min ago
Overnight was relatively calm, the first since the quake struck without strong aftershocks. In all, the region has seen 1,820 aftershocks.

No turkeys will be harmed in Army group's fundraiser at Fort Carson

4 hours 21 min ago
The local chapter of the Association of the United States Army is hoping a few straight-shooters can help the organization raise cash to support troops.

Veterans take 'The Odyssey' back home

5 hours 9 min ago
Reading "The Odyssey," Homer's tale of Odysseus and his 10-year journey back from the Trojan War, changed everything for combat veteran Brendan O'Byrne.

Mother of slain journalist James Foley: 'It's a dangerous profession'

5 hours 19 min ago
It’s been two years since the Islamic State killed New Hampshire photojournalist James Foley and broadcast his death, and his mother Diane Foley can’t escape images of her son. Or rather, she chooses not to.

Whatever happened to couple who had Navy's 1st gay homecoming kiss?

5 hours 29 min ago
The kiss lasted only seconds. That was long enough to surprise the world.

Dallas police squelch critics, questions about sniper attack

5 hours 49 min ago
The day after five Dallas officers were killed by a sniper, the city's police chief described the men as "guardians" of democracy, praising them for protecting the freedom to protest at a large demonstration against police brutality.

Former Navy QB Keenan Reynolds diplomatic on Kaepernick's anthem stand

6 hours 9 min ago
Keenan Reynolds, the former Navy quarterback, was diplomatic when asked about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem before a preseason game Friday night.

Turkish president vows to 'destroy terrorists'

6 hours 40 min ago
One Turkish soldier was killed and eight others wounded in two separate blasts Sunday in the country's Kurdish-dominated southeast, and Kurdish militants launched a rocket-propelled grenade at a civilian airport, officials and the state-run news agency said.

Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been wounded

7 hours 6 min ago
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday the military wounded the leader of Boko Haram, his country's homegrown Islamic extremist group.

German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed

7 hours 9 min ago
Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister said Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations.

West Virginia student collects militaria

7 hours 44 min ago
For one WVU student, military history isn’t confined to textbooks, but accumulated and displayed to all who will take notice.

Down another key minister, Iraq continues Mosul push

7 hours 44 min ago
Iraq's security forces continue to gear up for a long-awaited operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. But they will be doing so without the minister of defense who has presided over most of the military's recent successes against IS.

Twin Falls unveils 'Purple Heart City' signs

8 hours 17 sec ago
“Purple Heart City” signs are soon to be posted at Twin Falls’ five major entrances.

USO at Fort Drum looks for new volunteers

8 hours 11 min ago
The north country’s chapter of the USO is looking for volunteers to help at both its center and at special military-connected events around the community.