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33 min ago | The Star Press

Pentagon sends more equipment and aid to Ukraine

The Pentagon is rushing new aid - including armored vehicles and increased training - to bolster Ukrainian forces fighting Russian-backed separatists, the Defense Department announced Friday The gear includes armored personnel carriers, cargo and patrol vehicles, binoculars, night vision goggles and small patrol boats, said Eileen Lainez, a ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Obama calls for release of Israeli soldier in Gaza

The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier was a "barbaric" action.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

2 US Ebola victims to arrive at metro Atlanta base

The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa.

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11 hrs ago | Radio Borders

Lloyds' Libor Fine To Help Armed Forces

Millions of pounds of fines imposed on Lloyds Banking Group for manipulating lending rates will go to military good causes.

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14 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Maine senators to visit US-Mexico border

The lawmakers plan to stop at a U.S. Border Patrol station in South Texas and Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio during the trip, which was organized by Collins.

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18 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Chief hails UK's Afghan campaign

Britain could not have expected a "stronger, more committed, or more courageous" performance from its troops in Afghanistan, the head of the army has said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Hood to change commanders Aug. 8

The commanding general of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss will become the new commander of Fort Hood and III Corps next month.

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ABC News

New York Air Guardsman Pushed Down Bar Stairs Dies

An Air National Guard member has died more than two months after authorities say he was pushed down a flight of stairs at a bar.

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The Gazette

Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop

A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state.

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Daily Journal

Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It's the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.

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Inside Bay Area

'The Kill Team' director probes Afghan war atrocity

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Krauss was reading a story in 2011 about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan accused of killing unarmed civilians for sport the previous year, when it dawned on him that the news accounts were missing a key question.

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McClatchy

Appeals court rejects lawsuit by alleged military sexual assault victims

While acknowledging the assault allegations are "shocking," the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit dismissed as "patently deficient" the effort to win financial damages from senior officials in the military and Department of Defense.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHAS11

Immigration leads Arizona governor's race issues

One candidate called for sending National Guard troops and to build fences on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to stem the tide of immigrants, and forwarding the bill to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Arizona, US National Guard, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family, Kids

KSFO AM 560

Investigator to Interview Bowe Bergdahl on 2009 Disappearance Next Week

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney tells ABC News that he expects his client will be interviewed next week by Maj.

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Brandon Sun

Air Force: Stowaway death triggers security review; boy climbed into compartment in Mali

The U.S. Air Force's top civilian and uniformed leaders said Wednesday the failure to prevent a teenager from stowing away aboard a military cargo plane, apparently while on an airfield in the West African nation of Mali, was a serious security lapse.

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San Bernardino County Sun

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

In this Aug. 6, 1945 file photo made available by the U.S. Army, the crew of the Enola Gay is debriefed in Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands after returning from their atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima, Japan.

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Farmington Daily Times

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn.

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News Observer

Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

A statement from the Coast Guard says that of the 40 boating- or swimming-related deaths, 34 people were not wearing lifejackets.

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Cybercast News Service

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHAS11

Body of child found in wheelwell of US Military aircraft that landed in Germany

MAY 15: An RAF Hercules C130 flies over Wales over Wales during a practice flight after taking off from RAF Brize Norton on May 15, 2012 in England.

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