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2 hrs ago |

British military chiefs accuse underspending NATO members of getting 'free ride' ahead of summit

NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, Barack Obama, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, US Navy

6 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

One person dead after plane crashes near St. Petersburg

Divers have recovered a body after the apparent crash of a single-seater plane Sunday afternoon less near St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport, the U.S. Coast Guard said.


Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, US Coast Guard, US News, Pinellas County, FL

10 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Guard pilot killed in Val. crash mourned in Mass.

The widow of an Air National Guard pilot who died in an F-15 jet crash in Virginia says members of his Massachusetts wing unit planted 40 rose bushes in her yard to mark her birthday.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US News, US Air Force, Air Accidents

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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Air Force Museum in Ohio restoring Titan rocket A Titan 4B is being prepared for restoration efforts near Dayton.


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Rebels on offensive in eastern Ukraine

A few miles south of the town of Starobeshevo in eastern Ukraine, a group of men in uniform is slumped under a tree.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Air Force,

KXAN-TV Austin

Fort Bliss amps up security over holiday weekend

Spokesman Ltc. Lee Peters says the U.S. Army post has closed some entry gates to non-Defense Department personnel, and increased random vehicle searches through Tuesday.


Related Topix: Fort Bliss, TX, US Army, Fort Bliss


Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy, US Navy


US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

This March 26, 1947, file photo shows Federal Bureau of Investigation Director J. Edgar Hoover calling the communist party of the United States a "Fifth Column" whose "goal is the overthrow of our government" during testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington.


Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Air Force, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

CBS Local

When Military And Matrimony Don't Mix

"It's ironic because these are trained fighters and they can find themselves in a battle they are not prepared for," said attorney Cynthia Hawkins Clark.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Annapolis, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force, Naval Academy, MD

Detroit News

Blue Angels set to fly at Selfridge air show

Selfridge Air National Guard Base - An open house and air show featuring the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels will be held next weekend at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.


Related Topix: Selfridge Air National Guard Base, US Air Force, US Navy, Macomb County, MI

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

One dead, two injured after fall off seaside cliff in Daly City

One person was killed and two others seriously injured when all three fell off an seaside cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Daly City, CA, US Coast Guard, US News

WTVG-TV Toledo

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

The pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on Saturday, the Coast Guard said.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, Manassas, VA

The Lebanon Daily News

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott says Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: US Air Force, Concord, NH

Post and Courier

World War II Battle of the Bulge vets meeting in Columbia

World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.


Related Topix: History in the News, US Army, Fort Jackson

The Lebanon Daily News

Bahraini activist detained on arrival to kingdom

Police detained Bahraini human rights campaigner Maryam al-Khawaja after her arrival in the Gulf country on Saturday, her mother said.


Related Topix: US Navy


Illinois museum to display 1916 military equipment

If you've ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.


Related Topix: US National Guard

Stars and Stripes

Ex-officer, West Point grad pleads guilty to arms export violations

A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.


Related Topix: US Army, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, e-dialog

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Marine Corps


Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.


Related Topix: US Navy, Prison, Federal Prisons, Butner, NC


Old Ironsides sets sail for last time for 3 years

The world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat has set its sails for the last time before it heads to dry dock for a three-year repair project.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News