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1 hr ago | Outlook

US House Panel Condemns Obama for Prisoner Swap

A bitterly divided House panel has voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

In this Aug. 6, 1945 file photo made available by the U.S. Army, the crew of the Enola Gay is debriefed in Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands after returning from their atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima, Japan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania, World News, Japan, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

Former U.S. POW Bergdahl soon to be questioned by Army general

Freed U.S. prisoner-of-war Bowe Bergdahl is expected to submit to questioning next week by the U.S. Army general probing the circumstances that led to the his 2009 capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl's attorney said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Yale University, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Army boat up for public auction at Ft. Eustis; Bidding starts at $25

No longer needed by the military, but far from unusable in the private sector, the U.S. Army is auctioning off a landing craft to the public -- starting bid is $25.

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News Observer

Fort Bragg soldier dies in pedestrian accident

A statement from the Army post said 23-year-old Spec. Fernando Rodriguez of Brownsville, Texas, was attempting to cross Morganton Road when he was hit.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, NC

Instapundit.com

Alarmism at the Atlantic: The U.S. Army plans to select a new...

ALARMISM AT THE ATLANTIC: The U.S. Army plans to select a new standard-issue handgun.

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Fort Mill Times

Fort Jackson general offers public tours of base

Army spokeswoman Kara Motosicky says Tuesday is the last day to sign up for the tours, which are being held on Thursday, Aug. 7. Maj.

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Marine Corps Times

Defense: Government suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accused the government on Monday of suppressing evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

US Army Developing 3-D Printed Warheads

The U.S. Army is researching the ability to 3-D print warheads that are more lethal but less expensive than traditionally manufactured weapons.

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McClatchy

Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

The prison's chief of staff, Navy Capt. John A. Schoomer, confirmed that a single video record exists at the remote detention center in southeast Cuba, according to a July 15 response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Miami Herald last year while more than 100 prisoners were on the hunger strike, 36 of them being force-fed.

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

CNews

Dad killed in Florida beach plane crash on wedding anniversary

The U.S. Army sergeant killed by a plane that crashed on a Florida beach was there celebrating his ninth wedding anniversary with family and friends, according to one of his last Facebook postings.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, Fort Stewart, Venice, FL, Sarasota County, FL

News9 Oklahoma City

Fallin Complains About Costs Of Immigrant Children

Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK

Examiner.com

Identity of Soldier killed in training accident released

Last night the military released the identity of a Soldier who was killed in a training accident Thursday, July 24. Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Fort Campbell, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Air Force Times

For Germans, death penalty is concern in U.S. airman's murder trial

Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov was declared dead Dec. 14 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, after being found unresponsive in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by Air Force Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force, US Navy

Examiner.com

British Army deploys 'pocket drones' in Afghanistan

What was born and raised in Scandinavia, loved by the British, and still looked upon with a jaundiced eye by the Americans? No, not the latest incarnation of Ace of Base or ABBA, but the latest in military robotics - the aptly nicknamed pocket drone.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, US Military

Myrtle Beach Online

People and achievements, July 28

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scotsman.com

On this day: US plane crashed into Empire State Building

On this day in 1945 a US Army B-25 bomber crashed into the Empire State Building, setting it ablaze and killing 13 people.

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CBS Local

Fort Carson Soldier Killed During 3rd Tour In Afghanistan

A 30-year-old Army staff sergeant from Nebraska is being remembered as a devoted family man after his death in Afghanistan.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robert B. Simpson: Fast food and friendly wisdom

The world seems more chaotic day by day. The evening news is endlessly depressing.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US Military, Fort Benning, Soup

Washington Times

Cotton announces veterans group support in race

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton on Saturday announced the formation of a group of military veterans called Veterans for Cotton who support him in his race for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Life, Veteran Affairs, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Military

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