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  1. Orman courts veterans, Roberts not impressedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman outlined a strategy Friday for responding to the federal government's "broken promises" contributing to financial and health problems of U.S. military veterans. Orman, who is campaigning against Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, said during a stop in Topeka that private-sector accountability should be brought into the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


  2. U.S. force to fight Ebola virus starts training in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Army Spc. Kristal Calderon, with the 35th Signal Brigade , practices donning and removing personal protective gear during training at Fort Gordon, Ga.


  3. Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Observes Breast Cancer Awareness MonthRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- Every October, in observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton's Breast Health Office displays photographs and biographies of courageous breast cancer survivors.


  4. Admiral Bill Gortney Receives Gray Eagle AwardRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Adm. Bill Gortney, received the Gray Eagle award in honor of being the most senior naval aviator on active duty during a ceremony aboard nuclear aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt , Oct. 18. The Gray Eagle award is a metallic trophy that resembles a gray eagle landing on the deck of the Navy's first aircraft carrier, USS Langley .


  5. Three pioneering women in Marine infantry course are asked to leave. Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Just weeks after three women passed a rigorous day-long test qualifying them to potentially lead US Marine infantrymen for the first time in history, news came that all three women have been asked to leave the course. They were physically disqualified from the training last week for falling behind in hikes while carrying loads of upwards of 100 pounds, says Maj.


  6. 3 Young Malden Marines Stop Home After Basic TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Photo: From left, Private First Class Marine Andolph Joseph, Malden Mayor Christenson and Private First Class Marine Philip West. Credit: Paul Hammersley, City of Malden.


  7. Pentagon official upbeat on streamlining U.S. military acquisitionsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Pentagon and Congress have better-than-ever odds of reaching agreement on how to streamline myriad overlapping laws that slow the process for buying military equipment and services, a top Defense Department official said. "I am optimistic," Andrew Hunter, a former congressional aide who helped draft many of those laws before joining the Pentagon four years ago, told reporters on Thursday.


  8. Transcom Reduces Forecasted Redeployment DelaysRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    Limited commercial airline capacity and greater global demand for passenger service has put a strain on flights for deploying service members and those returning home from deployment from the U.S. Central Command area of operations. "This past year, we saw three of our Department of Defense passenger carriers go bankrupt during a time of increased demand to support global operations," said Air Force Lt.


  9. Farewell to Innocence: Comedy and Tragedy in Dogfight at Arts West TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald

    "Farewell to corner stores, apple pies, waffle cones, and chili fries," chant the Marines on the eve of their deployment to Vietnam. Little do these soldiers realize that they are not only about to lose access to these emblems of childhood, but they really are saying goodbye to their innocence.


  10. A conversation with Dan ReisigRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The company - which provides software, hardware, network services and support to mostly small and mid-size businesses - is two weeks away from opening a satellite office in Overland Park, where it will have three employees. It's also working on a joint venture with Underground Vaults and Storage called DataCenter650 to establish a large data center in the salt mines in Hutchinson.


  11. Isolation pods will carry troops if they get EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Air Force Times

    The Pentagon is developing isolation pods for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft to carry up to 15 service members should they contract Ebola while supporting Operation United Assistance in Africa. The Pentagon is developing isolation pods for the C-17 Globemaster aircraft to carry up to 15 service members should they contract Ebola while supporting Operation United Assistance in Africa.


  12. 73rd Annual Liberty USO GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The 73rd Annual Liberty USO Gala was held at the Marriott Downtown Saturday night, as the hotel filled with uniformed military personnel, guests, and supporters of the USO. Outside in the street were military vehicles, including a tank which attracted a lot of people wanting to take photos with it.


  13. ArmaLite Announces Walt Hasser as New Vice President of Product ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ArmaLite announces the appointment of Walt Hasser as Vice President of Product Management. Walt brings more than 14 years of experience in the defense, firearms, and outdoor industries to ArmaLite.


  14. Tigers energized by enthusiastic fan support on eve of Japan Series showdown with HawksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The path leading out of the west exit of Koshien Station is adorned on both sides with yellow and white posters urging the Hanshin Tigers to finish as the No. 1 team in Japan.


  15. Iraq veteran walk-on earns role on South Carolina's defensive line, and other SEC linksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Michael Washington , a 27-year-old walk-on and former Marine, earned a start at defensive end in South Carolina's win over Furman last week. South Carolina defensive end Michael Washington's path to the SEC was far different than most.


  16. Commander, U.S. Forces Korea, General Curtis Scaparrotti and Rear...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    Today, we're very proud and very happy to welcome into the briefing room General Curtis Scaparrotti, the commander of U.S. forces in Korea. You know the general very well.


  17. Oliver North passes on Afghanistan to speak at Columbia Southern graduation in Orange BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ORANGE BEACH, Alabama -- Faced with a choice between Afghanistan and Orange Beach, Lt. Col. Oliver North chose the beach over the mountains.


  18. Robots Gearing Up to Join Ebola Front LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

    The White House and roboticists have set Nov. 7 to get together in a workshop to explore ways of using robots to help in the battle against Ebola. Possible roles for robots , according to CRASAR Director Robin Murphy, include transporting bodies, as Ebola is most virulent at the time of death and immediately after; handling materials; detecting contamination; performing disinfection routines; serving as telepresence robots that experts can use to provide consultation or advice on medical issues; serving as rolling interpreters; and providing physical security for workers in events such as the food riots that recently occurred in Sierra Leone.


  19. Lawmakers Blast New VA Director for Reform DelaysRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Marine Corps Gazette

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  20. Free concert by U.S. Air Force Orchestra Oct. 24 at The Center in DearbornRead the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    The 8 p.m. Friday concert performed by a 45-member ensemble should run for 90 minutes. The United States Air Force Orchestra has a repertoire ranging from symphonic masterworks and traditional marches to modern compositions and jazz.