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43 min ago | Click2Houston

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.

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

4 hrs ago | HeraldNet

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.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News

8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Air Force, Deerfield, VA, Air Accidents

12 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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Related Topix: US Marine Corps, World News, Ukraine,

16 hrs ago | Click Orlando

China to U.S.: Stop spy flights

China has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, refuting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.

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Related Topix: US Navy

16 hrs ago | WHAS11

Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News, US Navy

16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Are these Britain's fittest women? Five gym bunnies say exercise...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style suits, behead one and promise to kill them all unless US pulls out of Iraq Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Stephen J. Sotloff ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Army, Fort Hood, State Prisons

17 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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Related Topix: US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News

17 hrs ago | KION 46

What the U.S. can do against ISIS in Syria

Those are the big questions now, as President Barack Obama weighs what to do inside the war-ravaged nation where ISIS leaders are based and where the Islamist terror group rose to prominence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Navy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

This handout picture from the Finnish Air Force taken Thursday shows a Russian AN-72 transport plane, taken by a Finnish aircraft pilot.

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

Washington Times

Votel takes helm of U.S. Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Bragg, MacDill Air Force Base, US Air Force

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Failed phone call is newest Flight 370 clue

The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, officials said Thursday.

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

KSWO

Air Refueling Wing gets new squadron, mission

The 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base is assuming command over the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron from Altus Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: Tinker Air Force Base, US Air Force, Altus Air Force Base

CBS Local

Search Expands For Pilot From Mass. After F-15C Crash In Virginia

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Air Accidents, US Air Force, US News, Moody Air Force Base

WCTI

Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard

The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Bragg

The New Zealand Herald

A look at the Islamic State militants in Syria

As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Army, Iraq

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we areNavy...

Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tLVBPo Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Navy, World News, China, Opinion

Courier News

See Black Hawk helicopters covered in foam

See Black Hawk helicopters covered in foam A fire suppression system released foam that filled a National Guard hangar in Tulsa, Okla.

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CBS Local

Army Demotes 2-Star General to 1-Star Rank for Failing to Investigate Sex Assault

A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.

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The Arizona Republic

Army IDs soldier who shot self at Virginia base

The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Lee, VA, Richmond, VA

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