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2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Court upholds new Guantanamo policy involving regular searches of detainees' anal areas

A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration's new policy of search procedures at Guantanamo Bay that detainees had challenged saying invasive practices such as frisking of their anal and groin areas discourage them from consulting with their lawyers.

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6 hrs ago | The Star Press

Pentagon sends more equipment and aid to Ukraine

The Pentagon is rushing new aid - including armored vehicles and increased training - to bolster Ukrainian forces fighting Russian-backed separatists, the Defense Department announced Friday The gear includes armored personnel carriers, cargo and patrol vehicles, binoculars, night vision goggles and small patrol boats, said Eileen Lainez, a ... (more)


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10 hrs ago |

2 US Ebola victims to arrive at metro Atlanta base

The Pentagon's press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Friday that a private-chartered aircraft will be arriving at Dobbins Air Reserve Base with patients evacuated from Africa.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, Emory University

11 hrs ago |

Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm

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15 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

Governor Goes Underway on Nuclear Submarine

Chafee spokeswoman Faye Zuckerman told the Associated Press the office could reach Chafee if necessary.


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19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Could redevelopment of Brunswick Navy base help fill retail vacancies?

At the same time, the country was in the throes of one of the worst economic recessions in history, crippling retailers and other businesses.


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23 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

Escalation Nation: How US Navy's New "Death Ray" Weapon Could Spark a War in the Persian Gulf

Sometime this summer, the US Navy plans to deploy a new "death ray" laser weapon system.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Defence warned navy supply ships' electrical system might be 'dangerous and unsafe'

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Prince Charles tries Enigma machine at GCHQ Scarborough

A former GCHQ historian explains the workings of an Enigma coding machine to the Prince of Wales as he tries one out in the museum of GCHQ Scarborough in Scarborough.


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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Former Navy Sailor pleads guilty to sex trafficking child

A 25-year-old former Navy sailor pleaded guilty Thursday to traveling across state lines to enable underage prostitution, according to the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.


Related Topix: US Military, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Gazette

Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It's the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.


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DC Military

U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard tours Gettysburg battlefield

Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Mark Hacala, a training officer and historian for the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, explains field artillery procedures on a U.S. three-inch ordnance rifle during a liberty trip to the Gettysburg battlefield with Ceremonial Guard Sailors, July 19. Hacala volunteered to lead the tour as a chance for the young Sailors to ... (more)


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Marine News

Admiral on U.S. Navy & Asia Pacific Re-balancing Act

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command has briefed Pentagon reporters, discussing the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, successful engagement with partners there and conditions for continued stability and security, informs DoD News, Defense Media Activity, excerpted here.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

US Navy Secretary calls on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

Mr Raymond Mabus, who is in Singapore for an official visit until Thursday, also called on Permanent Secretary Chan Yeng Kit and Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng.


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Times of Oman

US Navy rescues Yemeni cargo vessel adrift in the Sea of Oman

The crew from Asaed, the Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel, requested assistance and the US Navy ship Byrd was the first ship to reach the scene.-Supplied photo Muscat: A US Navy ship rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, and was sinking.


Related Topix: US Military, Oman, Middle East, World News

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography.

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The Military Battles Climate Change

While Republicans are mobilizing to push back against President Obama's carbon initiatives, those in military sector are sounding the alarm about climate change--and the slew of issues that it has the potential to precipitate.


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The Straits Times

Singapore and US armed forces begin 11-day joint exercise

About 1,400 soldiers and several battleships and aircraft from the Singapore Armed Forces and the United States Navy and Marine Corps began an 11-day joint exercise yesterday.


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The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Navy takes stern steps to check mishaps

At least 25 naval personnel, including 16 officers, are facing disciplinary action for lapses that led to accidents under their watch and tarnished the force's image.


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