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50 min 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

50 min 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

Palladium-Item

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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Related Topix: US National Guard

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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Related Topix: US Army

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

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.

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

Canada.com

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US Air Force

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.

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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.

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

KION 46

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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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US News

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.

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

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