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US deploys supersonic bomber; N. Korea says missile test showed high level of accuracy

It was the ninth missile test this year as North Korea steps up its program aimed at developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, despite U.N. sanctions and diplomatic pressure against it.
1 hour 39 min ago

Department of Defense Warrior Games Debuts Anthemic Video

The 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games debuted its anthemic video highlighting the courage, sacrifice and dedication of the wounded warrior athletes who will participate in the 8th annual Warrior Games in Chicago, June 30 — July 8.
3 hours 36 min ago
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Memorial Day ceremony remembers Japanese-American veterans who 'had to prove' loyalty

An intimate crowd gathered at the Nisei War Memorial in Roeding Park in Fresno, Calif. on Monday, honoring the 29 names inscribed on the wall who fell in combat, and remembering the difficulties Japanese-Americans faced during World War II when their loyalties to the U.S. were questioned.
3 hours 57 min ago

Teens suspected of stealing California Army vet's gear — on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is typically a tough day for Windsor, Calif. resident Gary Colburn anyway, as the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Regiment veteran can’t but help recall buddies lost in war. Monday started even worse, when his bank sent him an alert regarding suspicious activity on his credit card.
4 hours 16 min ago

Moody Air Force Base airmen march to remember the fallen

Rucking for Memorial Day is a Moody AFB tradition that goes back many years. All members of the 823rd Base Defense Squadron, they were making a 12-mile march to honor those in uniform who went out to battle for the U.S. and never came back.
4 hours 20 min ago