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  1. Pride swells for VC forebearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    When young James Woods dons his medals on Anzac Day, his thoughts turn to all the World War I soldiers who never came home but also to one who did - his great-grandfather James Park Woods, the Victoria Cross hero whose name he shares. Ten-year-old James, his siblings and cousins know the story of their humble forebear and his wartime service.


  2. Tribe files motion in high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

    AKELA, N.M. >> The Fort Sill Apache Tribe has filed a motion for reconsideration of the state Supreme Court's order denying a petition for writ of mandamus filed Feb. 27. The motion for reconsideration requests the court to carefully re-examine Gov. Susana Martinez's response to the writ of mandamus. "The governor's response to the writ of mandamus lawsuit was riddled with misinformation and falsely attacked the Fort Sill Apache Tribe," said Jeff Haozous, Fort Sill Apache Tribal chairman.


  3. Looming Budget Cuts Pit National Guard Against The ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WGBH

    We're calling the project " Back at Base ." This is the second of four reports this week about the National Guard.


  4. Navy, JAA, others talk about NAS Jax runway repairs; Cecil Airport relocationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The arrival of the larger P-8As brought with it the need for additional infrastructure improvements for the base that is now the East Coast hub for the aircraft. A massive overhaul to the fixed-wing runways at Jacksonville Naval Air Station will begin in June at a cost of $50 million, with an expected completion date of May 2016, the base's commander, Capt.


  5. Could U.S. Weakness Invite Unplanned Military Confrontation with Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Review Online

    Bing West is exactly right that the administration's decision to send a carrier battle group to Yemen and then broadcast that it's just there for show is "feckless." Even worse - given that Iranians are now buzzing U.S. ships - and engaging in other provocative acts, I fear that we're inviting ever-closer encounters - encounters that carry inherent risk of confrontation since they depend not just on American discipline but Iranian discipline as well.


  6. Saudis announce a new phase of the war in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Yemeni security officials revealed this week that forces loyal to the nation's president-in-exile have regained control of that country's coastline . But the cost paid by average Yemenis during what the Saudi Arabia-led coalition dubbed Operation Decisive Storm has been steep.


  7. Caring for the caregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    All this week, members of the Air Force's Warrior Games team have been center stage while they've taken part in their training camp at Eglin Air Force Base.


  8. Justice and Influence in Egypt and IranRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    There are many ways to judge a nation's standing and influence abroad. One of the most telling is to judge how other nations treat one's citizens.


  9. Campaign against Yemen rebels enters new phase, Saudi saysRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The Saudi-led "Decisive Storm" air campaign targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen is over, a spokesman for the coalition said Tuesday, but a new phase aimed at preventing the rebels from operating is beginning. The announcement suggested that the nearly monthlong campaign of heavy airstrikes would be scaled down, but the spokesman, Brig.


  10. How the VA decided to hurt meRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    I was going to be a Chief in the Air Force. I planned on getting each rank on my first try.


  11. 2 Fort Carson Soldiers Charged With Theft From Army PostRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Two active duty Fort Carson soldiers and one former soldier are among the four suspects charged with theft from the Army post near Colorado Springs. Four men, including two active duty members of the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Carson, have been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit theft of government property.


  12. US says shipa s mission off Yemen is to protect navigationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The White House on Tuesday played down the role of the U.S. aircraft carrier that is steaming toward the waters off Yemen, saying the USS Theodore Roosevelt will primarily be there to protect freedom of navigation. The massive carrier will join eight other Navy ships in the waters around Yemen amid reports that nine Iranian ships are heading that way, possibly carrying arms for the Shiite Houthi rebels.


  13. Airmen, A-10s from Mich. base deployed to fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Personnel inspect an A-10 Thunderbolt II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan on Aug. 16, 2014, as a UH-72 Lakota helicopter takes off in the background. Some 350 airmen and 12 A-10s from Selfridge deployed to Southwest Asia to help in the fight against Islamic State militants, the military announced Tuesday, April 21, 2015.


  14. Feds budget for ISIS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    REUTERS/Cpl Audrey Solomon/Royal Canadian Air Force/Handout OTTAWA - The government pledged new cash in the federal budget on Tuesday to help pay for its mission against Islamic State forces and promised billions more for defence that the military will not see for several years. The Conservatives also promised modest new amounts for police and spies that are unlikely to meet the immediate call from top officials for more resources.


  15. Stolen CentCom computers found on eBayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The internal theft of five laptop computers from U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base went undetected until a supplier noticed four of them advertised on eBay, according to federal court records. A CentCom official ordered an inventory, putting it in the hands of a Riverview man who now admits to being the thief.


  16. Charles K. Brewster, retired engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Charles "Chuck" K. Brewster, 91 of Dagsboro, formerly of Pasadena, Md., passed away Monday, April 20, 2015, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. Mr. Brewster was born in Baltimore, Md., May 19, 1923, son of the late James and Anna Brewster.


  17. Agency will hunt invasive caribou on remote Alaska islandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Park Record

    Hunters from a federal agency will travel to a remote island in the Aleutians to kill caribou, an invasive species that threatens wilderness vegetation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward with plans to protect Kagalaska Island, part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.


  18. My View: Army athletics rebrand confusing, dishearteningRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    West Point revealed a new logo and name – Army West Point – supposedly to create a consistent identity for Army athletic teams.


  19. Long-term hunger strike in bid for freedom from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday. Abdul Rahman Shalabi is also open to being resettled in another country if that would speed his release from Guantanamo, attorney Julia T. M. Wood said to members of the Periodic Review Board .


  20. Ex-LAPD Sgt.: Deadly Force Cases Need 'Unbiased' Outside ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    Fatal encounters with police officers must be investigated by an outside body that is independent of the local law enforcement systems in which the deaths occur, say two reform advocates - one a former officer, one the father of a police shooting victim. Achieving that level of impartiality might require the creation of a federal police force or investigative panel, retired Los Angeles police sergeant Cheryl Dorsey told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Tuesday.