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U.N.: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.
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U.N.: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

Military Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.
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U.N.: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

Navy Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:47
The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.
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New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

Air Force Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:22
Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.
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New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

Army Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:22
Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.
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New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:22
Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.
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New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

Military Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:22
Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.
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New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

Navy Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:22
Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.
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Call out Congress on its dereliction of duty

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:18
The Founders would not have been shocked at the executive seeking to claim the war power, but they would be astounded at Congress voluntarily giving it up.

Cost of US campaign against Islamic State likely nearing $1 billion

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:20
The United States has likely spent between $780 million and $930 million in its military campaign against the Islamic State militant group so far, and it will likely cost between $200 million and $320 million per month going forward if conducted with about 2,000 U.S. service members on the ground, according to a report published Monday.

Marine vet who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:15
A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 22 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
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Retired Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:13
A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 22 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

DOD: 1,400 troops to deploy to Liberia to fight Ebola, starting in October

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:55
Deployments of U.S. troops to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will accelerate this month when 1,400 soldiers are dispatched to Liberia, the Pentagon announced.

Mother of Marine imprisoned in Mexico says release possible within weeks

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:54
A Marine veteran with PTSD who has been imprisoned in Mexico on weapons charges for the past six months may be released within weeks, his mother and House lawmakers said Wednesday.

New playoff format set for D-II football teams

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:33
DODDS-Europe athletic director Karen Seadore this week announced an entirely new system for selecting eight playoff-bound teams from a Division II field that features 13 teams spread across six countries.

5th Marine Regiment will lead new crisis response unit in Middle East

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:28
The Marines' new crisis response unit in U.S. Central Command will reach initial operating capability tomorrow with Camp Pendleton's 5th Marine Regiment as its headquarters element, military officials said today.
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Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track

Military Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:27
A U.S. Special Operations Command report on integrating women into the elite Navy SEAL community was due back in July, but officials aren't able to confirm whether it's been completed or when leadership will be briefed.
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Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track

Navy Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:27
A U.S. Special Operations Command report on integrating women into the elite Navy SEAL community was due back in July, but officials aren't able to confirm whether it's been completed or when leadership will be briefed.
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Aukamm Elementary School gets Blue Ribbon designation

Stars & Stripes - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:25
Aukamm Elementary, recognized for overall academic excellence, is the only Department of Defense Education Activity School in Europe to receive the honor this year. Matthew C. Perry Elementary School in Japan also received the honor. A total of 300 American schools worldwide received the designation.

Marines establish three new staging locations in West Africa

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 09:25
The Corps has established three new staging outposts in Senegal, Ghana and Gabon that will help Marines respond to crises in Africa more quickly.
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