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    The United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement that will allow about 9,800 American troops to remain in the country past this year.

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  1. University of Maryland University College military students participate in a class discussion at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. The military is applying new rules on how troops can use tuition assistance money to further their off-duty personal education. Rob Curtis/Staff

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    • Aug. 4, 2014
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    • Jun. 9, 2014
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    • May. 5, 2014
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    • Mar. 24, 2014
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    • Mar. 17, 2014
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    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials want service members to say, 'I don't' to marriage fraud, warning that it is a federal crime and no laughing matter....

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    The United States and Afghanistan will sign a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow about 9,800 American troops to remain in the country past this year, a U.S. official said....

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    After 527 hours of running, marching, shooting and studying, Staff Sgt. Jared Allen stood at attention as he received his coveted drill sergeant identification badge....

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      1:23 PM, Sep. 29, 2014
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  10. DoDEA schools' course work to be in sync, chief says

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  11. Dana White says UFC shares blame in Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy controversy

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      5:15 PM, Sep. 29, 2014
  12. Rep says Tim Kennedy plans to protest outcome of Yoel Romero bout at UFC 178

    The extra time Yoel Romero got between the second and third rounds of his bout with Tim Kennedy will not go without protest....

      11:17 AM, Sep. 28, 2014
  13. Army releases new rules for tattoos and hair

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      5:04 PM, Sep. 17, 2014
  14. Physician assistant course lets soldiers go officer

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      10:42 AM, Sep. 28, 2014
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  16. McCain: Ground troops needed to fight ISIL

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