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2 hrs ago | Fox News

Wounded special-ops veterans take on new enemy: child porn - Watson...

Oskar Zepeda lost his childhood dream of being a soldier on Sept. 8, 2011, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, but he's found a new way to continue serving his country -- and protect its children.

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

6 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Moon base: 1959 Army doc calls outpost a "requirement"

The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch.

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Related Topix: Cold War, Entertainment, Television, US Military

9 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used

The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan has located another potential boondoggle: a $3 million food storage facility in a violent district of Helmand province that has sat unused and unmaintained since it was completed 14 months ago.

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13 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

Pfc. performs on 'America's Got Talent' tonight

Pfc. Paul Ieti, with A Company, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, poses with fans at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.

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Related Topix: America's Got Talent, Entertainment, Television, US Military, Hunter Army Airfield

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

The Independent

US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood...

US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform Cole is the deputy director of the US Army film and television liaison office in Los Angeles, and has worked on Hollywood blockbusters such as Fury, Man of Steel and Godzilla Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles ... (more)

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LiveScience

How Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Being Destroyed

An Italian tugboat helps moor the MV Cape Ray, as the ship docks at Medcenter Container Terminal in Italy on July 1, 2014.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Jury out on stolen Army explosives case

The jury is out on the case of the soldier who was found with large boxes of military explosives in his Baker home.

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Related Topix: Baker, FL, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Air Force Times

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

A Fort Bliss soldiers is seen observing along the border in 2012, as part of 'Operation Nimbus II,' where active-duty soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bliss provided air and ground reconnaissance and surveillance support to the Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, Fort Bliss, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard

The Daily Beast

Why 1,000 Americans Can Fight for IsraelBy Chris Allbritton

The death of two Americans serving in Israel's military in this weekend's fighting with Hamas in Gaza is not the first time Americans have died while serving in foreign militaries.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Texas, US Military, South Korea, US Air Force

Switched

Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Fort Hood, US Military, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Study uses EEGs to guide treatment for depression

Electroencephalograms, or EEGs, which measure electrical activity in the brain, show promise in improving treatment for depression - and consequently lowering post-traumatic stress symptoms and suicidal tendencies, a new military medical study has found.

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Related Topix: Health, Depression, Psychiatry, Medicine, Fort Belvoir, US Military, Fort Belvoir, VA

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Brett Eldredge Has a "Chance" Encounter with a Soldier Headed to Serve in Kuwait

Brett Eldredge had a pretty cool meeting with a U.S. soldier on a Southwest flight Tuesday.

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Marine Corps Times

Sergeant major portrayed in 'Generation Kill' faces child sex charges

Retired Sgt. Maj. John Joseph Sixta, the former top enlisted leader with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, was arrested in Arizona on child molestation charges.

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Related Topix: Yuma County, AZ, Yuma, AZ, Camp Pendleton, US Military, Yuma Proving Ground

WCKX-FM Columbus

Tyler Perry Sued For Alleged Unfair Dealings With Government Officials [VIDEO]

A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a former military base into a studio for Perry's company.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, Fort McPherson

ABC2 Maryland

BRAC: Boon or bust?

Coastal Flood Advisory issued July 21 at 2:57PM EDT expiring July 22 at 6:00AM EDT in effect for: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City Maryland celebrated the realignment of military bases that was supposed to bring an estimated 60,000 jobs to the state, but almost a decade later, Harford County has seen less than half of the anticipated 18,000 ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Police: Couple killed by suspects hired for chores

NOVEMBER 12: Clean laundry remains in the dryer in the apartment where Maj. Nadil Malik Hasan lived at the Casa Del Norte apartment complex November 12, 2009 in Killeen, Texas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Killeen, TX, US Military, Fort Hood

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Rock the Island Christian Music Festival in Saginaw

As organizers hoped, Grammy Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae brought the house down Saturday, July 19, at the third annual Rock the Island Festival on Ojibway Island.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI, US Military, Camp Grayling

KSWO

Okla. delegation decries holding kids at Fort Sill

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and all five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members released a joint statement on Monday opposing a decision by the Department of Defense to extend the use of temporary shelters at several military installations, including Fort Sill, through January 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK, Barack Obama

WHAS11

Agency: No plans to use Fort Knox as shelter

A federal agency said Monday it has no plans to use Fort Knox as a temporary shelter for migrant children, offering assurances after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul signaled that the Army post has been considered as a possible site to house some of the young immigrants pouring across the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Knox, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative John Yarmuth, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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