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48 min ago |

US Army soldier accused of killing 2 unarmed teenagers in Iraq

The two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a palm grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago.


Related Topix: US Army

4 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Ukraine crisis goes on; U.S. troops in Poland

A contingent of U.S. Army paratroopers arrived in Poland on Wednesday, the first of what will be a "persistent presence" of U.S. troops as the crisis in nearby Ukraine continues to unfold.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, US Army, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization),

6 hrs ago | Fox 23

Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill, Air Force says

Air Force investigators on Wednesday said a plane crash that killed four people in Colombia this past fall occurred when the plane's pilots failed to stay over water and slammed into a hill.


Related Topix: Langley Air Force Base, US Air Force, Air Accidents

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Dutch Scramble Jets After Russian Bombers Approach

The Dutch defense department says several NATO member countries scrambled jets Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bomber planes approached their airspace over the North Sea.


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

9 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Ex-cop named NY Army Guard's top enlisted soldier

A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, US National Guard, Albany, NY, Westchester County, NY

13 hrs ago | KIII

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Terrorism, US Navy

13 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

Unidentified material that has washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane, authorities said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Western Australia, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, US Navy, US News

17 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Kansas judge to consider Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change name from Bradley

A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Blue Angels Returning To Chicago Air Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights are returning to the annual Chicago Air and Water Show.


Related Topix: US Navy, US Army, Chicago, IL

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.


Related Topix: US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat

ABC News

Court: Ohio Man Must Pay $489,000 for False Call

An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.


Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Coast Guard

The Daily Star

US troops head to exercises in Eastern Europe

File - U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel meets with members of the U.S. Army and Marines during his visit to the Kabul Military Training Center in Kabul, in this March 10, 2013.


Related Topix: US Army, US Marine Corps, Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

In this March 31, 2014 file photo, South Korean and U.S. Marines aim their machine guns during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

ABC News

Asia-Pacific Navies Sign Communication Agreement

Naval officials from the U.S. and two dozen Asia-Pacific nations adopted an agreement Tuesday aimed at improving communication at sea to reduce the possibility of conflict amid rising friction between an increasingly assertive China and its neighbors.


Related Topix: World News, China, US Navy

The Daily Star

Seabed hunt for Malaysia jet stretches beyond week

SYDNEY: An air search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was suspended for a day due to stormy weather on Tuesday as the painstakingly slow sonar scanning of the targeted patch of seabed continued.


Related Topix: Weather, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

U.S Air Force Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

A U.S. Air Force officer has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. William Gazafi, 44, of Lusby pleaded guilty to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography today in federal court.


Related Topix: Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Russians inspect Montana nuclear launch facilities

Russian nuclear inspectors visited the U.S. amid heightened tensions between the two nations to verify that 18 nuclear missile launch facilities had been demolished as part of a 2011 arms control treaty, Air Force officials said Monday.


Related Topix: Malmstrom Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, US Air Force

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

Many of them now are officers in the Army with multiple combat deployments under their belts.


Related Topix: Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Eustis, Fort Bragg, NC

WMMX-FM Dayton

Russian and American military dolphins might face off this summer

According to a report from the Russian newspaper Izvestia, the United States Navy's marine mammal unit will be deployed to the Black Sea this summer, where American dolphins and sea lions could find themselves nose-to-nose with their Russian counterparts.


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

KMPH-TV Fresno

Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a... Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more ... (more)


Related Topix: US Navy, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law