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Tillis amendment to save Fort Bragg's 440th passes Senate committee

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:45
An amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would require Fort Bragg commanders to sign off on the closure of the 440th Airlift Wing before it can take place has passed a Senate committee.

Rare Civil War document, discovered in drawer, outlines rights for NC's ex-slaves

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:31
Sometimes, history can be found in the strangest places. Like stuffed in the back of an underwear drawer.

Navy veteran is alive and well, despite what the government says

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:14
Jeremy Walsh, a retired Navy petty officer second class, looks pretty good for a dead man. He and his family chuckle about it now, but they are still working through a nightmare caused by a clerical error declaring his death that stopped his military pay and froze his bank account.

Troops prepare for last Manchu Mile march in Korea

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:09
Generations of soldiers have set off on this test of physical and mental endurance armed with what will be their most potent weapons: sturdy, broken-in boots and several pairs of thick socks.

Senate pilot project would privatize some commissaries

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 09:46
At least five military commissaries would be privatized under a two-year pilot program proposed in a Senate version of the 2016 defense budget unveiled Thursday.

Pakistani airstrikes kill 15 militants near Afghan border

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 08:16
Pakistan's military says its warplanes have pounded militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region along the Afghan border, killing at least 15 suspected militants.

Cyprus' rival leaders restart peace talks after hiatus

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 07:41
Cyprus' rival leaders on Friday vowed to "work tirelessly" for a swift peace accord, a United Nations envoy said, after relaunching talks aimed at ending the small Mediterranean island nation's four decades of division.

Amid battle with Islamic State, suicide attacks kill 10 police in Iraq

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:53
Three near-simultaneous suicide car bombings on Friday targeted an Iraqi government compound and killed 10 policemen in Ramadi, where government forces are battling Islamic State militants, officials said.

Poland makes payout to alleged victims of CIA renditions

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 05:23
Poland is paying a quarter of a million dollars to two terror suspects allegedly tortured by the CIA in a secret facility in this country — prompting outrage among many here who feel they are being punished for American wrongdoing.

Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the Helicopter Crash in Nepal

DoD News Releases - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 00:00
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Flag Officer Assignment

DoD News Releases - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 00:00
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General Officer Announcement

DoD News Releases - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 00:00
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Army & Navy Personnel Announcement

DoD Speeches - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 00:00
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Pentagon Press Briefing Room, Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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