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  1. NBC Picks Up Sniper Miniseries 'The Reaper' From Weinstein Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : The Reaper has landed at NBC . I've learned that the network has given a production order to a six-hour miniseries from the Weinstein Co.


  2. Military recognizes WikiLeaks defendant Manning as a womanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals in Washington issued the order pertaining to Chelsea Manning on Wednesday. The court says references to Manning in all future filings, orders and decisions shall use either feminine pronouns or gender-neutral phrases such as "Private First Class Manning."


  3. General warns North Korean missiles pose 'physical threat' to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    North Korea test-fired a new "ultra-precision" intelligent rocket to be deployed across its navy, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said on February 7, 2015. An unidentified North Korean missile is displayed during a military parade past Kim Il-Sung square marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang on July 27, 2013.


  4. Russia calls U.S. military trainers in Ukraine a 'provocation'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

    Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the arrival of U.S. military trainers in western Ukraine a "provocation" and warned Ukrainians and their leaders that they should rethink the consequences of hosting the Western forces. "U.S.-Ukrainian military drills in the western Ukrainian Lviv region threaten Russia's security," ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement carried by the official Tass news agency.


  5. Military Leave of Absence and the Obligations of Connecticut Municipal EmployersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    When an employee gives notice of the need to take a leave of absence for military service, there are some questions that municipal employers will reflexively ask: Do we have to permit the leave? Must the employee be paid his/her usual salary while on leave? Is there any way to limit the duration of the leave or require that it be taken at a particular time of year? Yes. Municipal employees who are members of the armed forces of the state or the armed forces of the United States are entitled to be absent from work to perform military duty, including meetings, drills and trainings.


  6. Corps of Engineers awards first dredging contract for Savannah Harbor expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, announced Thursday a receipt of an award for a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. The project involves deepening the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step in deepening the 40 mile long shipping channel and harbor.


  7. Court: Army Must Refer to Chelsea Manning as a WomanRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Chelsea Manning, the former Army private sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified material to Wikileaks , won a court suit Wednesday that will force the Army to refer to her in future court filings by her formal name and to use feminine pronouns. The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, in a two-page decision, ordered that any "[R]eference to appellant in all future formal papers filed before this court and all future orders and decisions issued by this court shall either be neutral, e.g., Private First Class Manning or appellant, or employ a feminine pronoun."


  8. Stephen Pipes GriffithsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Stephen Pipes Griffiths, 76, a lifelong resident of Presque Isle, died peacefully on March 4, 2015. Steve was born in Presque Isle on March 12, 1938 to Dr. Eugene Benjamin and Kathryn Griffiths.


  9. U.S., Mexico to mark Camp Furlong Day in Columbus, N.M.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Deming Headlight file photo Riders travel from Mexico to participate in the annual Cabalgate Binacional trek into Columbvus, N.M. each year to commemorate Camp Furlong Day in a show of goodwill between the two countries. COLUMBUS, N.M. >> The plot of land that is now Pancho Villa State Park was once home to Camp Furlong during the U.S. Army's Punitive Expedition to locate Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and bring his rag-tag revolutionary army to justice following the March 9, 1916, raid on the town of Columbus.


  10. Joe Warren PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    The patriarch of our family, Joe W. Peterson, passed away at home of natural causes in Grantsville, Utah, March 2, 2015.


  11. Clairene Eva Jones WarnerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    Our beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on March 2, 2015 in Grantsville, Utah.


  12. honors veterans in FebruaryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Cherokee Nation

    Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory-Jordan, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr., Tribal Councilor Joe Byrd, Sgt. Dustin Butler, Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick and Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden TAHLEQUAH , Okla.


  13. Medals replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    JIM MAY OF CLEVELAND, center, lost his World War II ribbons after he was discharged from the U.S. Army in 1947. On Wednesday, Veterans Affairs Officer Joe Davis, right, and Stan Evans, of the Cleveland Sons of the American Revolution Chapter, replaced the lost medals May earned.


  14. CACI wins $43M task order for modeling, simulationRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Technology

    CACI International has won a $43 million task order to provide modeling and simulation and sensor development for the U.S. Army's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate. Under the contract, CACI will provide modeling and simulation services to assist the directorate in evaluating sensor system technology and concepts to determine effectiveness of military training in relevant scenarios.


  15. Officials to Ukraine Peace Deal to Discuss Next StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Big News

    Senior Russian, Ukrainian, German and French officials will meet in Berlin on Friday to discuss eastern Ukraine and the next steps needed toward implementing a peace accord struck three weeks ago in Minsk, Germany's foreign minister said. "Of course we cannot be satisfied with the speed of the implementation of the Minsk accord, but we have seen there has been a clear reduction of violence and a reduction of infringements of the cease-fire," Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Thursday.


  16. Today in History for March 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On March 5, 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who'd been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people. In 1766, Antonio de Ulloa arrived in New Orleans to assume his duties as the first Spanish governor of the Louisiana Territory, where he encountered resistance from the French residents.


  17. A Reunion With FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... member are old friends. We grew up in Lakewood, WA - a burb right outside of Tacoma. Robert's dad was in the US Army, Richard and myself were USAF dependents. Military brats. Robert and I graduated from high school together and played in a rock band ...


  18. Operation Damayan HSM approved for SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Turret

    By DAVID RUDERMAN U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs The joint staff announced eligibility guidelines Jan. 14 for the Humanitarian Service Medal for Republic of the Philippines relief efforts, known as Operation Damayan. When Typhoon Haiyan devastated large areas of the Philippines in November 2013, the U.S. Armed Forces responded swiftly and in force to a request from the country's government for humanitarian assistance.


  19. Fort Drum estimates posta s value at about $1.3 billion, continuing...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    New figures from the post and the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization confirm the post carries a sizable, yet reduced, economic value for the north country. In a news release tied to the post's announcement, the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization included an internal calculation of indirect financial effects that led to an overall impact of $1.76 billion, down from its 2013 calculation of $1.89 billion.


  20. Shot in the Head During the Fort Hood Massacre, Soldier Had One Big...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Shot in the Head During the Fort Hood Massacre, Soldier Had One Big Hunting Item to Cross Off His Bucket List After Beating the Odds - and Did He Ever The 28-year-old Army staff sergeant was newly engaged and back on U.S. soil after his second tour in Iraq. "I saw a red laser pointed in my direction," he recalled to the Outdoor Channel, knowing full well that that meant the gunman - who would take 13 lives that day and injure dozens more - had him in his sights.