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Dempsey: U.S. considering empowering Sunni tribes in Iraq

Military Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:03
The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon is beginning to consider ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group.
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Dempsey: U.S. considering empowering Sunni tribes in Iraq

Army Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:03
The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon is beginning to consider ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group.
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Dempsey: U.S. considering empowering Sunni tribes in Iraq

Navy Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 15:03
The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon is beginning to consider ways to bring the Sunni Arab tribes of Iraq's Anbar province more fully into the battle against the Islamic State group.
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Report: Familiar, ‘enduring’ problems plague VA health system

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:42
Overworked staff, inefficient hiring practices and inadequate technology continue to play havoc with patient scheduling at VA health centers, according to a new report — findings very similar to those in a 2008 study that the VA never acted on.

Concerts

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:57

Off-base events

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:55
A calendar of nearby events of interest to people living on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

After complaints, soldier removes controversial Halloween hanging display

Military Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:47
A Halloween display in front of an active-duty soldier's Fort Campbell, Kentucky, residence that featured effigies with black trash bags as heads hanging by their necks from a tree was removed Tuesday, shortly after base officials were informed of the dec
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After complaints, soldier removes controversial Halloween hanging display

Army Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:47
A Halloween display in front of an active-duty soldier's Fort Campbell, Kentucky, residence that featured effigies with black trash bags as heads hanging by their necks from a tree was removed Tuesday, shortly after base officials were informed of the dec
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On-base activities

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:47
A calendar of events on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

Berlin: 25 years after the fall of the Wall, only fragments and ghosts remain

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:44
Ironically, Berlin's most popular tourist attraction in large part no longer exists. But there are places where you can see remains of the Berlin Wall and feel the chill that separated not only East and West Germany, but also the world.

Norway to send training troops to Iraq

Air Force Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:41
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
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Norway to send training troops to Iraq

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:41
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
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Norway to send training troops to Iraq

Military Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:41
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
Categories: Military Times (US)

Norway to send training troops to Iraq

Army Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:41
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
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Norway to send training troops to Iraq

Navy Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:41
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there.
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Wallops Island takes stock of damage after rocket explosion

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:35
As NASA officials assessed damage from the explosion of a rocket bound for the International Space Station, they said Wednesday that they expect upcoming space missions to remain on track, including the departure of one Marylander and the arrival of another in space.

Festive firing has killed 3, injured 41 so far this year in Jordan

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:32
Three people have been killed and 41 injured by festive firing so far this year, the Public Security Department (PSD) said Wednesday.

Iraqi TV show takes on Islamic State through parody

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:30
“State of Superstition,” a hit comedy on state-run Al Iraqiya TV, turns a deadly serious subject — the reign of terror imposed by the extremist group Islamic State in parts of Iraq and Syria — into fodder for spoof and satire.

United begins direct flights from Seoul to Guam

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:21
United Airlines has launched daily direct flights between South Korea and Guam for the first time, serving a market that helped boost Guam’s tourism industry when the number of visitors from Japan declined.

22nd MEU returns from almost nine-month float

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:08
More than 4,000 sailors and Marines in the three-ship Bataan amphibious ready group are returning home. More than 4,000 sailors and Marines in the three-ship Bataan Amphibious Ready Group are returning home.
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