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3 hrs ago | WSAW

Soldier Killed in Afghanistan native of Wisconsin Rapids

Sgt. First Class Matthew Leggett served with the 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI, Fort Bragg, US Army

7 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.


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7 hrs ago | KION 46

UN condemns execution of US journalist

The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US Navy

8 hrs ago | Deseret News

Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhodes speaks to reporters during a press briefing, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.


Related Topix: US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

12 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' and 'unprofessional' intercept of US plane by Chinese ...

The Pentagon says a Chinese fighter jet conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy aircraft three days ago off the coast of China in international airspace.


Related Topix: US Navy

16 hrs ago | WHAS11

6 soldiers hurt by lightning strike at Fort Drum

Army officials say six soldiers are recovering from injuries suffered when lightning struck while they were conducting a field exercise at Fort Drum in northern New York.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Drum, Fort Drum, NY

19 hrs ago | Detroit News

Obama faces options in Iraq and Syria

The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more arms and American military advisers and by using U.S. warplanes to support Iraqi ground operations.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Syria, US Air Force

22 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

James Foley reporting in Aleppo, Syria - " 07/12.

The American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State extremist group had gone to Iraq with Indiana National Guard soldiers during a 2008 deployment.


Related Topix: US National Guard

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Skanner

US Marine Corps Upholds Life Sentence for Murder of Ivy Harris

The commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces in the Pacific is upholding the life sentence and dishonorable discharge of a Marine convicted of murdering Portlander Ivanice Harris in Hawaii.


Related Topix: US Marine Corps, Life, Self Defense, Prison

Courier News

Hagel says U.S. will not relent in pursuit of militants

The United States "will not relent in our efforts to bring our citizens home and their captors to justice," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.


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This August 2014 file photo provided by Eugene R. Fidell shows Sgt....

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Washington Times

USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News

Viking FM

US Launches Criminal Probe Into Foley Killing

A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US Navy

KTEN-TV Denison

Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, Galveston, TX

ABC News

As US Airstrikes in Iraq Grow, Details Stay Thin

America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Navy, US Air Force

Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Military service once defined the lives of many men in the United States, particularly before the end of the draft in 1973.


Related Topix: Fillmore, UT, US Army


GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Stevens, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Marine Corps

Cybercast News Service

Lawyer: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl wants to attend college

The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

Washington Times

Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy 's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.


Related Topix: US Navy, Charleston, SC, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force


Remote stretch of military-owned Panhandle beach is seen by few outside of training exercises

Alabama tourist Lance Du Bose has long enjoyed taking his family to a little-known spit of beach underneath a highway bridge on the Florida Panhandle, where there's sand, shade and shallow water and fewer visitors than the beaches in nearby Destin.


Related Topix: Destin, FL, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Okaloosa County, FL