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30 min ago | USA Today

Recruits trending older in U.S. military

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4 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Army general reprimanded for mishandling sex-assault case

The sexual misconduct complaints piled up on the desk of Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, the commander of U.S. Army forces in Japan.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, Leavenworth County, KS

The Huffington Post

Michel Escoto Guilty Of Killing Newlywed Wife For Money

A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Miami Dade County, FL, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, US Military, Fort Stewart

WBAL-AM Baltimore

APG Investigating Civilian Death

Post spokesman Kelly Luster says the civilian Army employee had been mowing grass on a riding mower near the Route 24 gate Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Edgewood, MD

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Army leader suspended after insensitivity claims

A Fort Carson commander who wasn't allowed to leave for Afghanistan with his troops last month was suspended over allegations that he was insensitive to victims of sexual assault and discrimination, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

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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.

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

GPB.org

Soldier Speaks Up A Decade After Pat Tillman's Friendly-Fire Death

Cpl. Pat Tillman is seen in a this 2003 file photo provided by Photography Plus.

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ABC News

US Troops Head to Exercises in Eastern Europe

U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month.

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

Business Wire

Smiths Detection Announces $20M Chemical Detector Order from the US Army

The JCAD is based on Smiths Detection's Lightweight Chemical Detector product line of advanced, easy-to-use and lightweight threat detection devices that are handheld or easily strapped to a belt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Department of Defense, US News

The Campbell Reporter

Ten years after his death, Pat Tillman's spirit lives on in a military scholar program

A stone marker in San Jose's community of New Almaden. An 8-foot statue in Glendale, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ, UC Berkeley, US Military, US Air Force, UC Hastings, Non-Profit

Examiner.com

Found: Army veteran's dog, lost after car accident, has been found

On April 17, 2014, in Tampa, Florida, U.S. Army veteran Luke Macner was driving home with his new dog, Nina .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Fifth generation Army tank cartridge reports loudly for duty

A new tank cartridge was recently tested at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Pictured here are: Kent Evans, TRADOC Capability Manager - Armored Brigade Combat Team; Kevin Mulligan, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Command; Maj.

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Related Topix: US Military, Picatinny Arsenal, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Switched

Army Drives 9/11 Mastermind's Lawyer To Sacrifice His Military Career

A military lawyer representing the mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is resigning from the U.S. Army, which was trying to force him off Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's defense team on the grounds that he needed to attend a graduate course this year.

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KHGI

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

This Nov. 7, 2013 file photo shows Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Daily Kos

US Army Declares War On Black Hair

The US army has issued new regulations trying to establish uniform standards of personal appearance for its troops.

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Lincoln Daily News

Former U.S. Soldier Says His Friendly-Fire Shots Might Have Killed Tillman

A former U.S. Army Ranger who was in the same platoon as ex-NFL player Pat Tillman has stated in a television interview that he believes he might have fired the shots that killed Tillman in a 2004 friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan.

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Alabama Live

Discovery of World War II dog tags may solve the 70-year-old mystery of a soldier's death

Old, battered dog tags found in a cave in Saipan may solve the 70-year old mystery of a Florida man.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Congresswoman helps reunite wounded vet with Army dog

For more than a year in Afghanistan, Ellen the black lab sniffed out explosives while on patrol with her handler, Army Spc.

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Related Topix: Chandler, AZ, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, US Military

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