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  1. Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border townRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday. Thursday's bombing marked the first such action by foreign troops on Nigerian soil to fight the militants of Boko Haram.


  2. Two US Air Force B-52H Stratofortresses on the tarmac at Diego GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Terror suspects were interrogated on the British territory of Diego Garcia for weeks at a time, a senior aide in the Bush administration has said. The island was used by the CIA to carry out "nefarious activities", Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell's ex chief of staff, claimed.


  3. Two Reasons To Be Careful On Snowmobiles This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Michigan State Police say in a statement that the crash happened late Thursday along Trail No. 8 in Ontonagon County's McMillan Township.


  4. Correction: Obit--Edward Saylor storyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In a story Jan. 29 about the death of Edward Saylor , a Doolittle Raider who flew a risky raid during World War II, The Associated Press erroneously reported the date of the mission. It was April 18, 1942, not April 28, 1942.


  5. Sindhuratna captain to face court martialRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The captain of INS Sindhuratna will face a general court martial for the mishap on board his Kilo-class submarine which killed two officers. NEW DELHI: The captain of INS Sindhuratna will now face a general court martial for the mishap on board his Kilo-class submarine, which killed two officers, injured several sailors and proved to be the final trigger for Admiral D K Joshi to resign as Navy chief in February last year.


  6. HII Acquires Engineering Solutions DivisionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marine News

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles for domestic and international customers. As a previous stand-alone division within The Columbia Group, ESD is headquartered in Panama City Beach, Fla., and employs about 30 engineers, analysts, craftsmen and technicians.


  7. Schumer urges Navy to fund partnership with RITRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Rochester Business Journal

    Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Department of Defense to provide funds for an ongoing project at Rochester Institute of Technology that rehabilitates and upgrades equipment for military personnel. On Friday, Schumer, D-N.Y., explained RIT built a laboratory to continue its more than 10-year partnership with the Defense Department to extend the life of Navy and Marine Corps equipment.


  8. More Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A new study in South Carolina shows that the military bases and organizations throughout the state pump $19 billion into the economy. The three military installations in Beaufort County tremendously affect the local economy by generating $1.5 billion annually and providing nearly 13,000 jobs.


  9. Giant Air Show Grounded By Lack Of SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southwest Florida Online

    About to celebrate their 35th year, the Board of Directors of the not-for-profit Florida International Air Show have cancelled the annual 2015 show planned to take place March 27-29 at the Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County, Fl. Several factors impaired the organization's ability to successfully host the 2015 Florida International Air Show including the lack of a sponsor this year, as well as the lack of support from Charlotte County government, said the air show organizers.


  10. Naperville's Plucky Police K9 Maximus Receives Donated Body ArmorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Caption: Officer Grif Lippencott, of the Naperville Police Department, with K9 Maximus. The two are approaching the one-year anniversary of their very protective partnership.


  11. Navy wants new station at Port Angeles for submarine escortsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Navy has disclosed plans for a pier and facilities at Port Angeles to support seven vessels that escort Bangor submarines between the Hood Canal and the Pacific Ocean. The Navy says the $17 million project is needed so that crews from Naval Base Kitsap don't exceed their hours at sea on the screening, blocking and patrol boats.


  12. Former Severn Marine Honored by CA Community for ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A Severn Marine veteran settling into college life in California was honored earlier this month for his service in Afghanistan. Pleasanton Military Families, a nonprofit in California that supports local troops and their families, recently hosted their first "welcome home" event of 2015.


  13. Pete Carroll helps Seahawks thrive through chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    On the day Steve Kerr watched the Seahawks practice last July, five military helicopters hovered over Lake Washington, dropped U.S. Marines into the water, then idled as the Marines walked out of the lake and onto the Seahawks' practice field. Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors, couldn't believe it.


  14. Amos talks Army commitRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    From the time safety prospect D'Angelo Amos step foot on the campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point, his official visit (1/16) went off without a hitch.


  15. What a U.S. satellite will tell Canadians about the ground beneath their feetRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    The launch gantry is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive observatory onboard, at the Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California January 28, 2015. The launch gantry is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with Soil Moisture Active Passive observatory onboard, at the Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California January 28, 2015.


  16. Donors Make Armed Services Blood Program PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

    Without donors, there would be no Armed Services Blood Program, Navy Capt. Roland Fahie, the program's director, said today.


  17. Hampton Roads Peace Conference enabled Lincoln as a firm leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Abraham Lincoln sat for this Alexander Gardner portrait in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 5, 1865, just two days after meeting with Confederate officials for a peace conference aboard the River Queen in Hampton Roads. A one-time member of President Andrew Jackson's famed Kitchen Cabinent, retired journalist Francis Preston Blair Sr. used his close connections to members of the Confederate and United States government to arrange a peace conference on Feb. 3, 1865 aboard the River Queen in Hampton Roads.


  18. Number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | World Magazine

    The number of foreigners flocking to the cause of militant Islam in Iraq and Syria is the largest such influx since 1945, according to a new estimate. More than 20,000 foreign fighters have joined Islamist groups in the two countries-double a previous estimate made in December 2013.


  19. Obama, Cooper push for media help in better vet portrayalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KCTV5

    First lady Michelle Obama speaks during the launch event for "Got Your 6," a multifaceted program that includes encouraging film and television to include characters who are veterans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the National ... NEW YORK - The first lady and "American Sniper" star Bradley Cooper are backing a new challenge to TV and film producers and writers to accurately represent U.S. troops who have returned from war and move away from portraying them either as victims or infallible heroes. Michelle Obama and Cooper joined a list of media heavyweights Friday in Washington, D.C., to launch the new "6 Certified" program with representatives from Warner Bros., National Geographic Channels and the Producers Guild of America on hand.


  20. Gov. Abbott to Declare Feb. 2 'Chris Kyle Day' in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MyFoxAtlanta

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced his plan to declare Feb. 2 "Chris Kyle Day" in the state. "American Sniper" Chris Kyle had the most confirmed kills in military history.