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Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 05:39
Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.

Assad supporters aghast at losses to Islamic State

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 05:20
A series of recent setbacks for the Syrian regime on the battlefield -- most spectacularly at the hands of ISIS -- have sparked outrage in the ranks of loyalists.

Army tests Apaches during RIMPAC exercises at sea

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 04:52
The Army in Hawaii has landed Black Hawk and Kiowa Warrior helicopters on the decks of underway Navy ships in the past as the land service seeks to prove its sea-based flexibility.

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 04:02
At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two Ukrainian cities held by separatist militants, officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday.

Girls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand's south

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 03:28
A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack near an army base in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Monday.

Israel carries out 3 strikes on Gaza, breaks lull

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 03:17
The Israeli military says it has carried out three airstrikes on Gaza, targeting Hamas rocket launchers and infrastructure in the strip.

China announces war games starting Tuesday

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 02:52
China has set up alternative flight routes to minimize delays related to military exercises along its southeastern coast that start Tuesday, the Defense Ministry said.

Tanker catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 02:24
The Libyan government is appealing for "international help" after several oil tankers caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

Department of Defense Announces Recipients of 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

DoD News Releases - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:00
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Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Call with Ukraine's Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey

DoD News Releases - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:00
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DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

DoD News Releases - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:00
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Flag Officer Assignments

DoD News Releases - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 00:00
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Thousands of Afghan government weapons may be unaccounted for, watchdog says

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:01
Neither the American military nor the Afghan government can keep track of hundreds of thousands of weapons provided to Afghan security forces, sparking fears that some could land in the hands of insurgents or terrorist groups, according to a U.S. watchdog.

Stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships headed to Pacific, Mabus says

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:00
The Navy will send new stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships and an amphibious ready group to the Pacific, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Monday, reiterating the U.S. commitment to its military “pivot” to the region.

Afghan vote audit stalls amid daily arguments

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 23:00
More than three months after voters first went to the polls, Afghans began the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr without a new president as a slow-going electoral audit continues to be dogged by controversy.

Help my nation face the Russian threat

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 22:06
Now is the time for the international community to stand with Ukraine. To stop Russia, it will take the global community acting in concert.

Iraqi Kurds: A nation in waiting

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 20:25
Ever since Sunni Islamic militants occupied much of northern and western Iraq, threatened Baghdad and proclaimed a new caliphate, the world has been grappling with the possibility that the Iraqi state may disintegrate along sectarian and ethnic lines — with Iraq’s Kurdish minority leading the way.

Wyoming Air Guard looks to improve planes

Air Force Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 17:17
Wyoming Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner has joined other Guard leaders around the country in asking Congress to approve upgrades to older transport planes.
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Wyoming Air Guard looks to improve planes

Military Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 17:17
Wyoming Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Luke Reiner has joined other Guard leaders around the country in asking Congress to approve upgrades to older transport planes.
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Lackland airman ambushes homeless man with makeover

Air Force Times - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 16:59
James Green has a special commitment to San Antonio's homeless. He wants them to know they matter and he wants the displaced to know he cares.
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