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Army plans upgrades to Grafenwoehr to support training in Eastern Europe, Germany

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:12
The projects, valued at about $70 million, are set to begin this spring with work on a vehicle-maintenance shop and a modern training support center.

New mystery emerges in attack on Russian military base in Syria

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 09:19
A series of mysterious attacks against the main Russian military base in Syria, including one conducted by a swarm of armed miniature drones, has exposed Russia's continued vulnerability in the country despite recent claims of victory by President Vladimir Putin.

US soldier who died in Iraq leaves behind 'love of his life,' 3-year-old daughter

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 06:58
Spc. Javion Shavonte of Fort Mill, S.C., died Monday in Al Anbar province in a noncombat incident, the Pentagon said.

Navy servicewoman allegedly killed by ex-boyfriend had made video about domestic violence

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:37
Police said they believe Claire VanLandingham's ex-boyfriend shot her and then himself Jan. 3.

Navy recruiter suspected of using position to lure sex-abuse victims

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:50
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office arrested Sean William Kelly, 27, on Monday. Kelly faces charges that include second-degree sex abuse, third-degree sex abuse, luring a minor and sexual delinquency of a minor.

Tens of thousands flee, fearing fresh violence in Syria’s Idlib province

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:45
The estimated 2 million people living there face a grim choice: Stay and risk being killed in the fighting, or flee toward the Turkish border to the north in the brutal Idlib winter with no shelter.

Georgetown's Ewing tops St. John's Mullin 1 more time at Madison Square Garden

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:38
Patrick Ewing mostly kept his hands in his suit pockets as he paced the Madison Square Garden sideline. The 7-footer had already served his tenure banging-and-bumping at the Garden for 15 years and over 35,000 minutes logged as a New York Knick, so he could be excused for playing it cool as coach.

Gruden welcomed back to Raiders 16 years after departure

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:34
Jon Gruden finally decided the time was right to finish what he nearly achieved in his first stint in Oakland and deliver another Super Bowl title to the Raiders.

Trump restricts ‘unmasking’ of citizens caught in surveillance

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:21
President Donald Trump ordered the director of national intelligence to develop new procedures to handle requests from government officials who ask for the identities of U.S. citizens swept up in foreign intelligence surveillance.

Thomas Ellis, a Tuskegee Airman, is dead at 97

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:00
Ordered to Tuskegee Army Airfield, former Sgt. Maj. Thomas Ellis was the only enlisted member in the newly activated in the 301st Fighter Squadron, rising to staff sergeant and becoming an integral member of the 332nd Fighter Group.

Diminutive Fort Carson sergeant punching her way toward Olympics

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:55
Sgt. Rianna Rios is the nation's No. 1-ranked lightweight female boxer. As the national champion, she also earned the right to represent America in international boxing competition, a significant step on her path to Olympic dreams.

Camp Pendleton Marine who was fatally stabbed in San Diego honored with full military burial

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:13
Lance Cpl. Ryan Harris was killed Dec. 29 in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter as he tried to break up a fight, police said.

Sen. Tim Scott joins Senate Armed Services Committee

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:05
Scott joins his South Carolina counterpart, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, an Air Force veteran, on the committee. The committee is led most notably by Arizona Republican John McCain.

Prep teams back in action this weekend

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:02
A long holiday break gives way to a bustling schedule of basketball, wrestling and marksmanship this weekend as DODEA-Europe resumes its winter sports season.

Longtime DODEA-Pacific athletics coordinator passes away

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:01
Don Hobbs, for 13 years the athletics coordinator for DODEA-Pacific and a DODEA employee for more than three decades, died Saturday after a long illness. He was 63.

Mattis apologizes to Japan over string of aircraft mishaps on Okinawa

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:00
The United States has apologized to the Japanese government for a recent rash of military aviation mishaps that have sparked fear and anger on the southern island prefecture of Okinawa.

Netanyahu's son brags about prostitutes, $20 billion deal for friend's dad in strip club rant

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:09
The conversation between the young men, lubricated with alcohol, meandered past several ribald topics: disparaging, misogynistic comments about women; money borrowed to pay a stripper, a late-night search for a prostitute.

Tsunami warning issued for Puerto Rico after magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Honduras

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:38
There are no early reports of damage on land, but the U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center warns of tsunami dangers in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, other islands and the coast of Central America.

As Olympics approach, things to know about Pyeongchang

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:25
The Winter Olympics are coming to one of the most remote, ruggedly beautiful parts of South Korea. Here are some answers to questions about Pyeongchang and the Korean Peninsula.

Pentagon prosecutor says audio captures general laughing in Guantanamo courtroom

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:37
Marine Gen. John Baker was found in contempt of the war court and sentenced to 21 days confinement for scoffing and laughing during court proceedings in October and November of last year.