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  1. Marine Corps Finds It Tough To Shut Down Sexist Facebook GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    This Nov. 19 screenshot shows the cover photo of an unofficial Marine group on Facebook called "Just the Tip, of the Spear." The group and those like it have been accused of promoting sexism and of acting as a forum for hate speech.


  2. Armenia MOD plans to bury downed chopper crew members at Military PantheonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    Armenia MOD plans to bury downed chopper crew members at Military Pantheon 18:21, 22.11.2014 YEREVAN. - The military leadership of Armenia will propose to the families of the fallen crewmen of the downed helicopter that these pilots be laid to their eternal rest at Yerablur Military Pantheon in capital city Yerevan.


  3. After 2 pilots died, former ship captain is up for bigger...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Navy helicopters fly past the USS Midway Museum during the memorial service for downed pilots Lt Cmdr. Landon Jones and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan Gibson.


  4. Egypt Defence & Security Report Q4 2014 - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    We anticipate that it will increase to USD5.9bn in 2016 and then to USD6.5bn the following year. The final two years of our forecast period will see Egypt's defence budget increasing firstly to USD7.1bn in 2017 and then to USD7.6bn during 2018.


  5. Future of Taiwanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness,...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    Summary * Over the historic period, Taiwanese defense expenditure registered a growth rate of 2.61%, increasing from US$9.2 billion in 2010 to US$10.1 billion in 2014 * Taiwan's military expenditure, valued at US$10.1 billion in 2014, is expected to increase to US$11.1 billion by 2019, registering a CAGR of 1.70% over the forecast period * Taiwan's military expenditure will be driven by PRC's assertiveness with regards to territorial claims and the need to modernize Taiwan's armed forces, to deter PRC from invading the country * The Defense Ministry is expected to procure corvettes, submarines, air-to-surface missiles, and upgrades for multi-role aircraft Full Report Details at - ..


  6. Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chipsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Navy Vice Adm. Tim Giardina in a Nov. 11, 2011, photo.


  7. Fort Sam Houston on lockdown; reason unknownRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    Fort Sam Houston, named for the first president of the Republic of Texas, was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1975, according to the installation's website. The first soldier arrived in 1845.


  8. Fog forces 5 US choppers to land in Polish fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Officials say that that fog forced five U.S. Army helicopters to make an emergency landing in a Polish field and spend the night there, the second such incident since September. The U.S. Army said 15 soldiers were moving equipment to their base in Germany on Friday after training with Polish soldiers over the past months.


  9. Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speak to the media before a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Biden is visiting Turkey and is the latest in a stream of U.S. officials who have traveled to Turkey to urge Ankara to step up its role in fighting Islamic State militants in neighboring Syria.


  10. AP sources: Obama broadens mission in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Updated November 22, 2014 1:42 PM By The Associated Press LOLITA C. BALDOR , JULIE PACE FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, U.S. Army Pfc.


  11. Mulch fire near El Mirage to burn for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Arizona Republic

    Firefighters from multiple communities responded to a debris fire near El Mirage Saturday. The fire started Saturday evening at a recycling facility Mulch fire in West Valley to burn for days Firefighters from multiple communities responded to a debris fire near El Mirage Saturday.


  12. 50 mile per hour wind gusts possible MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Monday will be one of the windiest days of the year in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. A High Wind Watch is in effect through the day.


  13. West papua: 11 activists arrested, 1 shotRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Scoop

    On Wednesday November 19 West Papua National Committee member Ansalmus Pigay suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg after security forces broke up a KNPB demonstration calling for the separation of Papua from the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia in Moenamani, the capital of Dogiyai sub-district in the Papuan central highlands. In addition to injuring one person, police also arrested 11 KNPB members.


  14. Official: Fort Sam Houston under lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A desk sergeant at Fort Sam Houston says the San Antonio Army post has been put on lockdown for an undisclosed reason. The official says the lockdown began Sunday evening, and it's undetermined how long it will last.


  15. The submarine memorial of New PaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Times Herald-Record

    What's a 21-foot-long torpedo doing sitting along Route 208 just south of the Village of New Paltz? Turns out it's a memorial to submariners who have lost their lives while serving in action for the U.S. Navy.


  16. a Soldier Girlsa : Sex, stress-relief and pride in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Cape Cod Times

    There is little blood but a lot of guts in Helen Thorpe's new book "Soldier Girls," about three women in the Indiana National Guard who went to war together and gave a brutally honest account of their service, boredom, affairs, drinking, stress-relieving stunts and long-distance parenting from Afghanistan and Iraq. All three women stand by every word, too: Others at Camp Atterbury, the Indiana National Guard training base where one of them, Desma Brooks, still works, "are mostly surprised we told our story," Brooks said in a phone interview.


  17. Matters of Faith: Things unseenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Cape Cod Times

    This is a brief history of the military service of four generations of my family. My grandfather was a British subject and volunteered for World War I. They sent him home.


  18. Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy pushRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Nov. 12, 2014 photo shows a view from the roof of the ReEnergy biomass power plant, overlooking wood chip piles and conveyors, at Fort Drum, N.Y. The biomass power plant is part of a military-wide initiative to put green energy systems on installations nationwide. The ReEnergy plant supplies 100 percent of Fort Drum's electricity by burning waste wood from logging operations mixed with shredded tires.


  19. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    On Nov. 23, 1889, the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. In 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure establishing the U.S. Women's Coast Guard Reserve, or SPARS .


  20. Colonel becomes first woman to command Maine Army Guard brigadeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The alarm clock goes off at 4:30 a.m. for the Maine Army National Guard's newest brigade commander, but the early wake-up call has nothing to do with her "office job" leading the 120th Regional Support Group. Instead, Col.