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Lawmaker uses Canadian case to criticize Obama

Military Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee used Canadian leaders' response to the Ottawa shootings to take his own swipe at President Obama on Thursday.
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Lawmaker uses Canadian case to criticize Obama

Army Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee used Canadian leaders' response to the Ottawa shootings to take his own swipe at President Obama on Thursday.
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Lawmaker uses Canadian case to criticize Obama

Navy Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:55
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee used Canadian leaders' response to the Ottawa shootings to take his own swipe at President Obama on Thursday.
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Concerts

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:39

Off-base events

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 13:30
A calendar of nearby events of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Parting shot: No fond farewell for 82nd paratroopers in Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:52
American paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division have spent the last seven months closing down bases in eastern Afghanistan. At every base, the Taliban have been eager to send them out with a bang. Literally.

US official: Younger people key to nuclear arms control

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:50
Most Weber State University students never had to practice nuclear war “duck-and-cover” drills in school like Rose Gottemoeller remembers so vividly. But even though the nuclear age might just be a history lesson to them, Gottemoeller, U.S. Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, says young people are key to a future world where nuclear weapons explosions don’t exist.

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:36
New federal Ebola response squads - likened to public health SWAT teams - are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say. Meanwhile, the government has formed a second set of teams to prepare hospitals in cities deemed most likely to see a new Ebola case, should one turn up.

Marine Corps booted suspected Indiana serial killer in 1993

Military Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:35
An former Marine, who recently confessed to killing seven women in Indiana, was kicked out of the Marine Corps as a private in 1993 after fewer than two years of service.
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Marine Corps booted suspected Indiana serial killer in 1993

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:35
An former Marine, who recently confessed to killing seven women in Indiana, was kicked out of the Marine Corps as a private in 1993 after fewer than two years of service.
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John McCain calls Navy 2-star an 'idiot' during interview

Military Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:33
Sen. John McCain, a retired naval aviator, has a history of confronting military leaders he feels have fallen short.
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John McCain calls Navy 2-star an 'idiot' during interview

Navy Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:33
Sen. John McCain, a retired naval aviator, has a history of confronting military leaders he feels have fallen short.
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CSM who fought in Panama, Somalia and Iraq dies at 52

Military Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:32
A decorated soldier who participated in major military actions spanning three decades and spent the last few years of his career helping fellow wounded warriors was found dead in his Georgia home Oct. 13 of natural causes.
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CSM who fought in Panama, Somalia and Iraq dies at 52

Army Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:32
A decorated soldier who participated in major military actions spanning three decades and spent the last few years of his career helping fellow wounded warriors was found dead in his Georgia home Oct. 13 of natural causes.
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Kidnapping plot in Turkey raises new questions about U.S. troops' safety

Air Force Times - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:31
A bold yet ultimately unsuccessful kidnapping plot orchestrated by the Islamic State in Turkey raises new questions about the safety of U.S. troops and other American personnel stationed throughout the country.
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