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3 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Army IDs soldier who shot herself at Virginia base

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

7 hrs ago |

Military jet crashes in Virginia

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: US Air Force, World News, Lithuania, Deerfield, VA, Augusta County, VA

9 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

American killed fighting for ISIS

Exactly what spurred Douglas McAuthur McCain's metamorphosis remains murky. But while his radicalization and death have stunned loved ones back home, his actions abroad have raised fears that other Americans may follow suit.


Related Topix: US Air Force

13 hrs ago | Carrickfergus Today

Armed Forces careers fair in Belfast

The first ever Armed Forces Jobs and Trades Fair to be held at Kings Hall, Belfast will take place over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday 30th and 31st August and is open from 10am until 4pm each day.


Related Topix: US Air Force

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Washington Post

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

China's air force said it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills on Tuesday, underscoring the country's rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, US Air Force


Coast Guard fires on Iranian fishing boat

The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy said on Tuesday.


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ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Cuba, US Navy, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Newport, RI

Daily Herald

Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already debilitating turmoil.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US Air Force, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy


US, Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

U.S. and Chinese military officials will hold talks on rules of behavior at the Pentagon on Wednesday and Thursday, a U.S. official said, days after the United States denounced a ''dangerous'' Chinese jet intercept of a U.S. Navy patrol plane.


Related Topix: US Navy, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Riding through Death Valley, Nevadaa s high desert is a bikers dream

When you get past the glitter, girls and gambling, Las Vegas, Nev., is primarily high desert.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Harley Davidson, Automakers, US Navy, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

Stars and Stripes

Mortar round explodes at recycling plant, killing 2

A mortar round exploded Monday at a suburban St. Louis metal recycling plant that does business with the military, killing two people.


Related Topix: Explosion, Granite City, IL, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force

KMPH-TV Fresno

Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.


Related Topix: US Army, Fort Lee, Rick Perry, US Governors, Weaverville, CA

WALB-TV Albany

17-year veteran shoots self in head at Fort Lee

A 17-year Army veteran barricaded herself inside an office at Fort Lee before shooting herself Monday morning, according to officials.


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Nanaimo Daily News

Army: Shooter on Virginia base injured herself but no others; Fort Lee lockdown ...

A female soldier with a gun inside a key building at a Virginia Army base turned the weapon on herself, causing an injury, but didn't wound any others as the heavily trafficked base temporarily went on lockdown Monday morning.


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Active shooter reported at Fort Lee near Richmond, Va.

The U.S. Army on Monday said Fort Lee near Richmond, Va., was on lockdown after reports of an "active shooter incident" at the Combined Arms Support Command building.


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New York Post

Active shooter reported at Virginia army base

No other details were immediately available. The Department of Homeland Security uses the term "active shooter" to describe someone actively trying to kill people, usually in populated areas, with no pattern of choosing victims.


Related Topix: Virginia, US Army, Fort Lee