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  • President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Latrobe, Pa. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as ‘losers,’ ‘suckers’

    A new report details multiple instances of President Donald Trump making disparaging remarks about members of the U.S. military who have been captured or killed, including referring to the American war dead at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France in 2018 as “losers” and “suckers.”

  • In this image from video provided by the U.S. Army, then-Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Payne is interviewed as a winner of the 2012 Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 16, 2012. (Lori Egan/Army via AP)
    Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for Iraq hostage rescue

    An American soldier who helped rescue about 70 hostages set to be executed by Islamic State militants in Iraq has been approved to receive the Medal of Honor for actions during a daring 2015 raid, The Associated Press has learned.

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    Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

    U.S. Navy intelligence specialist Colleen Grace was asleep on a remote air base in Iraq when she was woken up by knocking on the door next to her room, and then a voice she recognized.

  • An image made from a video posted on Twitter shows a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a K-9 demonstration at the Navy SEAL Museum in Florida. (image via Twitter)
    Navy SEALs cut ties with museum over Colin Kaepernick video

    The commander of the Navy SEALs said the unit will suspend its support of the National Navy SEAL Museum, a nonprofit organization not overseen by the military after videos surfaced online of dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a demonstration.

  • In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers with their gear board an awaiting bus at Fort Bragg, N.C., as troops from the 82nd Airborne are deployed to the Middle East. (Chris Seward/AP)
    Top military officer: Troops were issued bayonets in DC unrest

    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed a report by The Associated Press that some of the service members who were mobilized to Washington, D.C., last month in response to civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd were issued bayonets.

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks during a news conference at the State Department on July 1, 2020, in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
    Trump, top officials defend response to Russia bounty threat

    Criticized for inaction, President Donald Trump and top officials on Wednesday stepped up their defense of the administration’s response to intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

  • White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 29, 2020, in Washington. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against American troops in Afghanistan

    The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump wasn’t briefed on U.S. intelligence assessments earlier this year that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan because the information had not been “verified.”