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It matters that Michael Brown was going to college

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:53
Disregarding Brown’s character can only reinforce the idea that black people have no power over their lives.

No proof deaths caused by delay in VA care, IG says

Air Force Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40
Veterans Affairs leaders say they're relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment delay problems at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, but said the months-long review still points to numerou
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No proof deaths caused by delay in VA care, IG says

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40
Veterans Affairs leaders say they're relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment delay problems at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, but said the months-long review still points to numerou
Categories: Military Times (US)

No proof deaths caused by delay in VA care, IG says

Military Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40
Veterans Affairs leaders say they're relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment delay problems at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, but said the months-long review still points to numerou
Categories: Military Times (US)

No proof deaths caused by delay in VA care, IG says

Army Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40
Veterans Affairs leaders say they're relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment delay problems at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, but said the months-long review still points to numerou
Categories: Military Times (US)

No proof deaths caused by delay in VA care, IG says

Navy Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:40
Veterans Affairs leaders say they're relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment delay problems at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, but said the months-long review still points to numerou
Categories: Military Times (US)

Cyber steps up its role on the battlefield

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:39
A platoon of Marines are on a pre-dawn Osprey raid to snatch a high-value target. But, as the crew chief leans out of the side hatch, he sees blazing lights in the town ahead.
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TA rule changes: Tougher grade requirement, but more sailors eligible

Navy Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:35
An estimated 39,000 more first-term sailors are now eligible for tuition assistance with their commanding officer's approval, under a tuition assistance overhaul unveiled Aug. 21.
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Welsh: Expect further integration of Guard, active duty

Air Force Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:34
The Air Force's top uniformed official expects to see the lines between the active, guard and reserve components continue to come down as the service looks for ways to operate effectively under limited budgets.
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Welsh: Expect further integration of Guard, active duty

Military Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:34
The Air Force's top uniformed official expects to see the lines between the active, guard and reserve components continue to come down as the service looks for ways to operate effectively under limited budgets.
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Undersecretary hosts closed-door debates over HQ cuts, strategy

Army Times - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:33
To map deep cuts throughout Army headquarters, or decide any other thorny issue facing the service, the Army's top leadership has launched a new weekly power huddle at the Pentagon.
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On land and sea, China’s nuclear capability growing

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:23
Earlier this month, a minor Chinese environmental office broke some of the biggest news in nuclear missile technology since the end of the Cold War.

US flying surveillance flights over Syria, officials say

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:11
The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there.

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:47
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already debilitating turmoil. They said the United States had no prior notification of the attacks.

Campbell becomes final ISAF commander

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:18
Army Gen. John F. Campbell became the final commander of the NATO-led military coalition in Afghanistan during a ceremony Tuesday.

Britain's Trident nuclear program at stake in Scottish independence vote

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:06
For decades, Britain's contribution to the threat of global Armageddon has found a home on the tranquil shores of Gare Loch, where soaring green mountains plunge into murky gray waters plied by sporty kayakers, weekend yachtsmen — and nuclear-armed submarines.

Djibouti president unharmed after shooting leaves 3 injured

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:42
Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh was unharmed in a shooting at the Horn of Africa country's main airport in the capital that left three people wounded, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said.

Europe-based special operators get new commander

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:25
Air Force Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Lengyel assumed command of Europe-based special operations troops on Tuesday, taking over leadership of a force that, after years of focus on Afghanistan, is turning its attention to NATO’s borders.

Hagel recommends Medal of Honor for WWI hero

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:12
The secretary of defense has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to a black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I.

UN envoy opposes foreign intervention in Libya

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:05
The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Libya said Tuesday he doesn't believe foreign intervention can halt the North African country's slide deeper into turmoil after mysterious airstrikes against Islamist militias prompted allegations that outside powers were trying to swing the fight.
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