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Russian spies hacked the Olympics and tried to make it look like North Korea did it, US officials say

1 hour 28 min ago
The GRU hackers are thought to work for the agency's Main Center for Special Technology, or GTsST, according to intelligence agencies. That unit has been highly active in information warfare against the West and was behind the NotPetya cyberattack that crippled computers in Ukraine last year.

Officials investigating alleged sales of cocaine, LSD at Naval Academy

2 hours 22 min ago
The Naval Academy and Naval Criminal Investigative Service are investigating between 10 and 24 midshipmen at the academy for allegedly selling illegal drugs over the dark web, reports say.

Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers

4 hours 5 min ago
Sohn Yang Young says he owes his life to the U.S. military. So does his friend Lee Gyeong Pil. They were among five babies born on an American ship that ferried 14,000 Korean refugees, including their parents, from North Korea in one of the world's largest humanitarian evacuation operations ever.

Acting Manchester VA chief is named the new director

5 hours 7 min ago
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday confirmed Alfred A. Montoya Jr., a U.S. Air Force veteran, as the new director to Manchester VA Medical Center, a post he's held, on an acting basis, since last July.

At 100, WWII veteran celebrated for life, service

5 hours 18 min ago
Irwin Soliday did not know if he would make it out of World War II alive. He fought the Japanese Imperial Army in New Guinea, where besides the dangers of combat, he contracted malaria and other jungle diseases, he said.

Vance pilots help address blood emergency

5 hours 23 min ago
Student pilots and instructors from Vance Air Force Base filled the seats at Oklahoma Blood Institute Enid donor center Friday to help OBI respond to a critical blood supply shortage.

Class of 2018 helped Navy men's basketball turn the corner

5 hours 25 min ago
Shawn Anderson, Nourse Fox and Tom Lacey hatched a plan during the year they spent together at the Naval Academy Prep School. Those three recruits decided with true determination to do whatever it took to turn around the Navy men's basketball program during their careers.

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

5 hours 50 min ago
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee has said the rebuttal was needed to correct the “many distortions and inaccuracies” in a Republican memo released Feb. 2.

Amphibious squadron leaders relieved after harassment complaints

5 hours 50 min ago
The commander and deputy commander of the Navy’s Japan-based amphibious squadron have been relieved of duty, the Navy announced Sunday, Japan time.

Benning's 100th anniversary a history lesson for visitors at National Infantry Museum

6 hours 11 min ago
Called Columbus Salutes the Centennial, the free event featured living history performances, rock climbing , military displays and other equipment to recognize the post that was established as Camp Benning in 1918 to train soldiers during World War I. An estimated 5,000 people were expected during the day for the celebration.

Anti-government protests now look like an opportunity for Iran's president

6 hours 22 min ago
When Iran's worst unrest in years broke out in December, the country's president, Hassan Rouhani, saw a rare chance to push for reform. The moderate Rouhani leveraged protesters' anger to drive through his agenda. The new crises may now hinder reform.

Ex-forest ranger ordered to pay $590,000 for arrest involving disabled veteran

6 hours 42 min ago
A former U.S. Forest Service ranger was ordered this week to pay a disabled war veteran and another man almost $600,000 after a federal judge ruled that the ranger violated their civil rights by using excessive force during their 2014 arrests.

US sailor hit by helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton dies

7 hours 11 min ago
A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego.

Enslaved twice as a child in Sudan, 2-time Olympian is now in US Air Force

7 hours 37 min ago
Few people graduating from the U.S. Air Force's Basic Military Training can claim the sort of life experiences that Airman 1st Class Guor Maker has had.

Marine general chastised, sergeant’s conviction overturned in hazing case

7 hours 44 min ago
A military court has reprimanded a Marine two-star general at Camp Pendleton, Calif., for unlawfully meddling in a court-martial case against a noncommissioned officer accused of abusing troops.

Russians to face surprising Germany in Olympic hockey final

7 hours 59 min ago
The Russians expected to play for the Olympic men's hockey gold medal for the first time in 20 years. Their opponent is quite the surprise: Germany will play in its first Olympic hockey final on Sunday.

Florida school cop may not have been only officer who failed to engage shooter

8 hours 6 min ago
Almost two decades ago, when Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris went on a murderous rampage at a Colorado high school, the first officers on the scene did exactly as they were trained: They set up a perimeter to control the situation, while contacting SWAT officers.

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

8 hours 14 min ago
Airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, while U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay.”

It's cheerleaders' turn to get applause in European championships

8 hours 22 min ago
Eighteen cheer squads competed in DODEA’s 23rd Annual Cheer Tournament of Champions in the Clay Kaserne Fitness Center Saturday morning, giving fans who packed the gym early something to cheer for ahead of the European basketball finals.

Patterson becomes 3-time champ, 5 others repeat at Brigade Boxing finals

8 hours 36 min ago
Charles Patterson was disappointed with the way he fought as a plebe in the Brigade Boxing tournament. He allowed his opponent to dictate the style of fight and lost in the semifinals. Vowing to never let that happen again, Patterson is now a three-time Brigade Boxing champion because he learned how to impose his will in the ring.