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Swedish military investigates 'foreign underwater activity'

Army Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:56
Sweden's military continues to investigate reports of 'foreign underwater activity' in the Stockholm archipelago using high-tech equipped naval vessels, aircraft and home guard forces.
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Swedish military investigates 'foreign underwater activity'

Navy Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:56
Sweden's military continues to investigate reports of 'foreign underwater activity' in the Stockholm archipelago using high-tech equipped naval vessels, aircraft and home guard forces.
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Defense Department: Target missile successfully tracked during test off Hawaii

Military Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:48
The military says it successfully detected and tracked a medium-range missile target during a test off Hawaii.
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Defense Department: Target missile successfully tracked during test off Hawaii

Navy Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:48
The military says it successfully detected and tracked a medium-range missile target during a test off Hawaii.
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Soldier in Afghanistan has been able to enjoy the Royals' success

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:12
Being half the world away hasn’t stopped one Kansas City Royals fan from savoring the team’s recent success and trip to the Fall Classic.

Senators say new sequestration would hurt base, others

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:08
A leading Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee said the return of the budget sequester the next fiscal year would be a “significant and detrimental blow” not just to the military but other federal agencies.

Fulfilling fallen soldier's dream

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 13:48
Four years ago to the day that Ricky and Tracy Clark buried their only son, Ryane, in a tear-filled ceremony surrounded by elected officials, military members, Patriot Guard members holding flags, boy scouts and family and friends, the New London couple held another ceremony in an important step to finally fulfill their son’s dream.

Canada will send experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 13:17
The Canadian government said that it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.

B-24J crash off Va. coast remains a mystery 70 years later

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:32
Seventy years ago, an Army Air Forces B-24J crashed into the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of New Point in Mathews County. What followed in the wake of the crash would eventually bond two families from thousands of miles apart.

Hagel briefed on new Navy surface ship, but no decisions yet

Military Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:26
The Navy's senior leadership briefed top Pentagon officials Oct. 6 on proposals for a new Small Surface Combatant (SSC), but no decisions have been made, said the U.S. military's top spokesman.
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Hagel briefed on new Navy surface ship, but no decisions yet

Navy Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:26
The Navy's senior leadership briefed top Pentagon officials Oct. 6 on proposals for a new Small Surface Combatant (SSC), but no decisions have been made, said the U.S. military's top spokesman.
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Just reach out: Help available for returning veterans

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:24
Mike Brose, executive director of Mental Health Association Oklahoma, an independent advocacy group representing people impacted by mental illness and homelessness in communities across the state, has dedicated his life to the eradication of stigma and discrimination aimed at people. Brose said in the U.S. an average of 22 veterans commit suicide each day.

Dogs help heal veterans' wounds

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:19
Army veteran Don Boldt met the dog Monday that fellow military veterans said would change his life. It didn't take long for that prediction to take hold.

Governor says 27 to vie for top job at Alaska Guard

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:14
Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday announced that 27 people have applied for the top position at the Alaska National Guard.

Kaiserslautern tops Lakenheath to make playoffs

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:08
The Kaiserslautern Raiders claimed the fourth and final spot in the DODDS-Europe Division I football semifinals Saturday with a 40-6 trouncing of the host Lakenheath Lancers.

Memorials held for Robins airmen killed in typhoon

Air Force Times - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:07
Ceremonies are being held to remember three Robins Air Force Base airmen killed by a typhoon in Japan earlier this month.
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Spikers trying to round into form for finals

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:57
Lakenheath’s volleyball team overcame a tenacious rally by SHAPE to sweep its last games of the regular season Saturday.

Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:51
A standing army of 1 million inherited by Ukraine after the 1991 breakup of the Soviet Union has dwindled to barely 100,000. Analysts say even that figure is inflated. At the time the Russia-backed separatists began grabbing territory in March, then-Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh told the parliament that Ukraine had no more than 6,000 combat-ready troops to repel the aggression.

SHAPE slows, but doesn't stop Hohenfels

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:47
The Hohenfels Tigers advanced to the DODDS Europe Division II semifinals after defeating the SHAPE Spartans, 33-20, during Saturday’s quarterfinal.

Fort Bragg: Troops on standby to fight Ebola in Africa well trained

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:41
Fort Bragg leaders say they are confident soldiers on standby to deploy to West Africa and assist with the containment of the Ebola virus are properly trained and will return safely.
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