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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

From the start, Fort Polk played key role in preparing troops

Fort Polk owes its existence to two things above all others -- available land and warm weather.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

TwinCities

Why summer thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks

Thunderstorms may cause grains of grass pollen such as these to burst into pieces small enough to travel into the lungs and cause asthma attacks.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pollen, Health, US Military, Fort Knox

Stars and Stripes

County demolished active-duty soldier's Florida home

Fighting for his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jesus Jimenez helped fellow soldiers disarm enemy bombs.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami, FL, US Military

Marine Corps Times

New details emerge on Libya embassy evacuation

Libyans condemn and urge for an end of war during a protest on Saturday at the Algeria Square in Tripoli, Libya.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Libya, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Travel, US News, US Marine Corps, US Military, US Air Force, Aviano Air Base

Dallas Morning News

How smuggled U.S. weaponry is being used to kill Americans

On the morning of Feb. 3, 2004, Seth Dvorin, a newly minted second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, led a platoon of young men along a scarred road in Iskandariyah, Iraq, just south of Baghdad.

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Russia Taday

Mini spy-craft: US Army working on pocket-sized surveillance drones

The United States military is developing a mini-surveillance drone that would fit into soldiers' pockets, with special features for dangerous combat zones.

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News Observer

Rescued Afghanistan puppies reunited with Fort Bragg soldier

Blitz, a mixed breed dog from Afghanistan, is reunited in Fuquay-Varina with one of the Special Forces soldiers from Fort Bragg who took care of the dog and his brother, Rommel, in Afghanistan.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Kenosha soldier dies from illness he got in Afghanistan

A soldier from Kenosha has died from an illness he got while in Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, Pfc.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

Stars and Stripes

'They're basically ruthless': The discount store that sues servicemembers worldwide

Single mother LaShonda Bickford, of O'Fallon, Mo., shown here in early July, bought furniture from USA Discounters.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Group To Protest Housing Of Immigrants At Fort Sill

A nonprofit organization based in Kansas that focuses on immigrant rights says it plans to travel to Oklahoma and protest the housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK, Immigration Reform

WKRN

US Marshals arrest soldier wanted for desertion, sexual abuse

A Fort Campbell soldier wanted for 120 counts of sexual abuse of a person under the age of 12 and desertion has been arrested in Tennessee.

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The Wichita Eagle

Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

In this Monday, March 30, 2009 file photo Sahwa, or Awakening Council members stand guard at a checkpoint in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Military, Health

Star Tribune

Youth shot down after speaking out against gun violence continues to inspire, even in death

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Evening Sun

Anti-violence youth gunned down, but not silenced

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, US Military, Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Survey: A third of Iraq, Afghanistan vets have considered suicide

Nearly half of all veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan know at least one fellow US troop who has attempted suicide, and 40 percent know someone who has died by suicide, warns a survey released Thursday by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America .

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