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Service honors WWII fliers killed in collision over Conn.

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:19
More than 30 people attended a memorial service Sunday to honor two young Naval Reserve pilots, who died 70 years ago in a mid-air collision during dangerous nighttime fighter training exercises over Connecticut.

Marine Corps veteran recalls 1983 bombing of barracks in Beirut

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:54
Almost 31 years after a suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives at the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, former Lance Cpl. Morris Dorsey remembers the gunshots and the searing blast that prevented him from opening his eyes.

Navy veteran recalls torpedoes and tin cans

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:47
Glenwood "Woody" Ritz Jr. is among the few surviving sailors who served aboard the light cruiser USS Honolulu or the destroyer escort USS Fowler during World War II. The Honolulu survived a Japanese torpedo, and the Fowler is believed to have sunk a U-boat.

Recovered WWII airman's remains to be buried in Calif.

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:29
Until recently, the last time Bruce Cook thought much about his uncle Billy was the early 2000s, when he and his dad paid a wistful visit to Alameda’s Fernside neighborhood.

Aircraft carrier Bush to begin heading home to Norfolk

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:26
The Norfolk-based aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush has been relieved in the Persian Gulf by the carrier Carl Vinson and should soon depart for home.

Ga. school systems work to develop cyber security curriculum

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:23
Staying abreast of global trends in the digital world, educators in two Georgia counties are working to create new coursework that will train high school students to protect computer networks from security threats.

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:51
In a scene reminiscent of the Cold War, Swedish naval ships, helicopters and ground troops combed the Stockholm archipelago for a fourth day Monday for signs of a foreign submarine or smaller underwater craft that officials suspect entered Swedish waters illegally.

More US troops arriving in West Africa for Ebola fight

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:47
More U.S. troops are arriving in West Africa to help fight an Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 4,500 lives, but the rainy season is causing a delay, the Pentagon says.

Efficiency is watchword for Air Force energy chief

Air Force Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:24
The Air Force's new energy chief repeatedly uses one word to describe his mission: efficiency.
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Civil affairs Marines to get Android phones, new data collection app

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:22
A new smartphone app for civil affairs Marines may make the next humanitarian aid mission a little bit smoother.
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Why Ukraine should have US weapons

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:20
Additional U.S. military assistance can help promote a political solution by raising the costs of further aggression by Russia.

Leadership dysfunction threatens new JPAC command, DOD IG finds

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:17
Poor leadership and a hostile work environment could continue to hinder efforts to recover the remains of missing troops despite a complete overhaul planned by the Department of Defense, according to an audit released Friday.

Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:09
The woman who checked Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan's vitals before calling him an ambulance beamed with pride Monday as she sent her children off to school for the first time in three weeks, with clearance from health officials tucked into their backpacks.

Paper: Files allege misconduct within Alaska Guard

Military Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:07
Investigative files show years of alleged sexual and other misconduct among officers within the Alaska Army National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion.
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Paper: Files allege misconduct within Alaska Guard

Army Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:07
Investigative files show years of alleged sexual and other misconduct among officers within the Alaska Army National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion.
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

Military Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

Air Force Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

Army Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola mission

Navy Times - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:41
Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials an
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