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24 min ago | News Observer

Fort Hood to change commanders Aug. 8

Maj. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland has been promoted to lieutenant general and will succeed Lt.

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24 min ago | The News Tribune

Army "VIP culture" led to parachute accident that killed former JBLM officer

A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord officer who died in a September accident was not ready to jump with a new kind of parachute when he attempted his first airborne drill in four years, according to an Army investigation obtained by The News Tribune.

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1 hr ago | The Gazette

Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop

A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state.

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1 hr ago | WHAS11

McConnell offers immigration amendment

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox was targeted to temporarily house some of the young immigrants.

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5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Snowden's asylum status in Russia ending

Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension.

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8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

In this photo taken on Saturday, July 26, 2014, Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, right, demonstrates to people how to wash their hands properly in order to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, during Independence Day celebrations in the city of Monrovia, Liberia.

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8 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Weapons of mass production: US Army making warheads with 3D printing

The US Army is building deadlier, more efficient, and less costly warheads using 3D-printing technology, according to new reports.

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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

US Army Ponders 3D Printed Warheads

Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, is inherently creative.

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15 hrs ago | Autoblog

Buy this super-cheap retired landing craft and assault your local beachhead

We love a good military auction. The guys and gals at Autoblog have pointed a few of these out before, most notably a battalion's worth of Land Rover Defenders .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Investigation into divers' deaths found series of failures

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows a test pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Md.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation

Eugene Ely pilots the first flight off a ship just off Old Point Comfort in Hampton Roads on Nov. 14, 1910.

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Inside Bay Area

'The Kill Team' director probes Afghan war atrocity

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Krauss was reading a story in 2011 about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan accused of killing unarmed civilians for sport the previous year, when it dawned on him that the news accounts were missing a key question.

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Medical Daily

Blood Test May Predict Suicide Risk By Studying Levels Of Gene Mutation SKA2

A blood test can determine discrepancies in the levels of a gene that increases a person's risk of suicide.

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CBS News

Body of child found in the wheel well of U.S. military plane

U.S Army personnel prepare to load onto C-130 Hercules planes during a mass tactical exercise at Ramstein Air Base, Germany on March 14, 2002.

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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

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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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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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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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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