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U.S. soldiers readying for Ukraine deploymentU.S. soldiers readying for Ukraine deploymentThe US Army is preparing to send approximately 300 troops at a time to train Ukrainian forces in western Ukraine, according to documents posted on a government contracting site.
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Pentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComPentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComTop Pentagon officials say U.S. Central Command was wrong to have briefed reporters on plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul.
- 5 hours, 17 minutes ago
Army official: Atlantic Resolve may expandArmy official: Atlantic Resolve may expandThe U.S. military's plans to send troops into Romania and Bulgaria as a deterrence to Russian aggression could expand to include Hungary, the Czech Republic and Russia's southern neighbor, Georgia, according to a U.S. Army official spearheading the effort.
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State House OKs bill waiving tuition for Arizona National Guard membersState House OKs bill waiving tuition for Arizona National Guard membersThe state House of Representatives has passed a bill to help members of the Arizona National Guard go to college for free.
- Guard & Reserve
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Soldier began military career at 13Soldier began military career at 13During World War II, Bill Barnes joined the Army at age 13.
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Army denies 106 claims that Fort Detrick caused illnessArmy denies 106 claims that Fort Detrick caused illnessThe Army is denying more than 100 claims that chemical compounds buried or tested at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, caused illness among people living nearby.
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Panel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenPanel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenMCRMC makes recommendation to improve Tricare ECHO program.
- Health Care
- 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
Pentagon: Another BRAC will save moneyPentagon: Another BRAC will save moneyAcknowledging congressional opposition, defense planners promise a new base closing round will work.
- Capitol Hill
- 8 hours, 44 minutes ago
North Korea: U.S.-South Korea drills 'unprecedentedly provocative'North Korea: U.S.-South Korea drills 'unprecedentedly provocative'North Korea's foreign minister is telling an international disarmament conference that the current round of U.S.-South Korean military drills is "unprecedentedly provocative."
- 9 hours, 20 minutes ago
Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held TikritMines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held TikritIraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said.
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Maine Gov. LePage pushes for elimination of state military pension taxMaine Gov. LePage pushes for elimination of state military pension taxRepublican Gov. Paul LePage says that eliminating the tax on military pensions is vital to attract veterans to Maine.
- Best for Vets
- 10 hours, 14 minutes ago
General: 8,500 Islamic State fighters killed in Iraq so farGeneral: 8,500 Islamic State fighters killed in Iraq so farThe U.S.-led military coalition in Iraq has killed more than 8,500 Islamic State fighters since its bombing campaign began in August and has gained the upper hand, the top general overseeing the coalition said Tuesday.
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90th birthday reunites WWII vet with 4-year-old BFF90th birthday reunites WWII vet with 4-year-old BFFWorld War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
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SitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
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For injured veterans, bike ride helps heal bodyFor injured veterans, bike ride helps heal bodyRide 2 Recovery Gulf Coast Challenge — a six-day, 470-mile bike ride from Atlanta to New Orleans — supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs for injured veterans, featuring cycling as the core activity.
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U.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunitionU.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunitionThe Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
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Neb. man faces sentencing in disabled vets fraud caseNeb. man faces sentencing in disabled vets fraud caseA judge is considering whether to sentence a Nebraska businessman to prison for fraudulently landing $23.4 million in federal contracts intended for disabled veterans.
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Afghan car bomb kills 8, including civiliansAfghan car bomb kills 8, including civiliansAn Afghan official says at least eight people, including civilians and soldiers, were killed when a vehicle packed with explosives was remotely detonated in the country's south.
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Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billBoehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billSpeaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House and Democrats.
- Capitol Hill
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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel tiesNetanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel tiesSeeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's vital security concerns.
- Capitol Hill
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Ex-guardsman gets 15 years for role in sex trafficking caseEx-guardsman gets 15 years for role in sex trafficking caseA former officer in the New Hampshire National Guard has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and bounced from the guard for his role in a San Antonio sex trafficking ring.
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Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missilesSeoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missilesNorth Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.
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Secret tactics of successful Army recruitersSecret tactics of successful Army recruitersRecruiting doesn't come natural to most soldiers, according to Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Morrison.
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GAO: Shortfalls in tracking mental health dischargesGAO: Shortfalls in tracking mental health dischargesWhen discharging service members for nondisability mental conditions, the Army, Navy and Marine Corps separated the majority under a broad label.
- Health Care
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U.S. not providing air support for Tikrit offensiveU.S. not providing air support for Tikrit offensiveThe U.S.-led coalition is not providing air support for Iraq's largest offensive against the Islamic State in Tikrit, which Iraqi security forces launched Monday to retake the hometown of Saddam Hussein.
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Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic StateIraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic StateBacked by allied Shiite, Sunni and Iranian fighters, Iraqi security forces launched a large-scale military operation Monday to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group.
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SitRep: Military Times wins photography awardsSitRep: Military Times wins photography awardsSitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
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World War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
SitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
The United States Coast Guard is helping to clear the Hudson River of thick ice that is hampering navigation on the waterway. (Feb. 27)
A U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.
SitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
The US Defense Department released video of coalition airstrikes against Islamic State group locations in Iraq. The US says the airstrikes are helping to eliminate the threat posed by the Islamic State militants. (Feb. 27)
A community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
House republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in its defense drills for the first time Wednesday, blowing up the replica warship near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
A judge did not allow testimony at the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh to be broadcast until the jury reached a verdict. These are the highlights of testimony that led to the guilty verdict in the 'American Sniper' murder trial.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday that integrity and character 'is part of who I am' and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces. (Feb. 24)
Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, respond to notional mortar fire as part of a quick reaction force during I MEF Exercise 2015 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 22.
New Zealand has become the latest in a list of countries that are sending military personnel to Iraq to train and assist Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is apologizing for saying he served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, during a 'CBS Evening News' story on homeless veterans.
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