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2 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

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World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.

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6 hrs ago | Switched

Thousands Are Sexually Assaulted In The U.S. Military Every Year. These Are Some Of Their Stories.

In 2009, Jessica Hinves, then an Air Force fighter jet mechanic, said was raped by a member of her squadron -- a man she had considered a good friend.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Fort Jackson

10 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oklahoma veteran killed in action to receive Medal of Honor

Specialist Four Sloat, a member of the U.S. Army and a native of Coweta, Oklahoma, will be recognized with the nation's highest military honor for his courageous actions while serving in Vietnam.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

Late summer means back to school, so the leather waiting room chairs at the community college veterans center are full of former service members seeking help with course mix-ups, education benefits and any other obstacle to a degree or new job qualification.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fort Bragg, NC, Hope Mills, NC, Fayetteville, NC

Evening Sun

Army vet pleads guilty to arms export violations

A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.

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Related Topix: US Military, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, e-dialog

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Army vet pleads guilty to arms export violations

A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.

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Related Topix: US Military, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, e-dialog, Opinion

WKRN

Clarksville man charged after pets neglected, left to die

A Clarksville man was arrested recently after authorities say he agreed to watch a couple's pets but failed to do so, ultimately leaving several of them dead.

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Related Topix: Pets, Guinea Pigs, US Military, Tennessee

Marine Corps Times

Fort Hood shooter asks to be 'citizen' of Islamic State

The man convicted in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood in 2009 that left 13 dead is asking to become a "citizen" of the Islamic State in a letter to the militant group's leader.

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Connecticut Post

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter aircraft sits near a hangar at Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 file photo.

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Daily Mail

Are these Britain's fittest women? Five gym bunnies say exercise...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style suits, behead one and promise to kill them all unless US pulls out of Iraq Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Stephen J. Sotloff ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, Fort Hood, State Prisons

Examiner.com

Fort Bragg paratrooper found dead on base

Additional information was released by the Army earlier today regarding an 82nd Airborne paratrooper who was found dead on post Saturday.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Man arrested for scamming Savannah Army veteran

A joint investigation by The U.S. Marshals Service and Southside Precinct detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has led to the arrest of a man charged with scamming a Savannah Army veteran after a nationwide search.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Liberty County, GA

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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Detroit News

Head of Detroit Police Mounted unit invited to Dutch bicentennial

The head of the Detroit Police Mounted Section is headed to The Netherlands next month as a guest of the royal family to help celebrate the kingdom's bicentennial.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News, US Military, Detroit, MI

The Town Talk

Motions filed in Fort Polk solider shooting caseMotions filed in Fort ...

Motions filed in Fort Polk solider shooting case Attorney files motion to reduce bail in arrest of Fort Polk soldier shot by APD officer Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/27/motions-filed-fort-polk-solider-shooting-case/14717919/ Alexandria attorney Mike Small, who is representing Fort Polk ... (more)

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DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Reporter

Islamic State extremists rooted in Syria, home to the group's declared capital and power base

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 Military, Iraq

Daily Mail

Twin brother of Army Sgt mother-of-one who shot herself dead at...

Twin brother of Army Sgt mother-of-one who shot herself dead at Fort Lee claims suicide 'came out of nowhere' Her twin brother, Paul, from Yonkers, NY, told MailOnline he spoke to her a week ago and she was in 'good spirits' Sgt Walker served 15 months in Iraq but her brother was not aware if she was undergoing any treatment for PTSD The twin ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, Fort Hood, Yonkers, NY

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Claim: New American killed fighting in Syria

But it did say he and McCain died as its forces battled Kharijites, a historical reference to fanatical Muslims who rejected moderate teachings and advocated killing those who violated ultraconservative values.

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KTVN Reno

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 Military, Fort Lee, Yonkers, NY

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