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

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 43 min ago
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.
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Department of Defense Warrior Games Debuts Anthemic Video

Navy Top News - 3 hours 40 min ago
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.
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Memorial Day ceremony remembers Japanese-American veterans who 'had to prove' loyalty

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 1 min ago
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.
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Teens suspected of stealing California Army vet's gear — on Memorial Day

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 21 min ago
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.
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Moody Air Force Base airmen march to remember the fallen

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 25 min ago
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.
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Kadena airman arrested following crash

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 21:23
A 24-year-old airman assigned to Kadena Air Base was arrested following a hit-and-run crash, police officials said.
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Kim Jong Nam murder suspect asks her parents to pray for her

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 21:12
A suspect in the poisoning death of the North Korean leader's half brother has written to her parents from jail, asking them to pray for her but saying "don't think about me too much."
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Military vets hope 74-hour baseball game breaks world record

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 20:54
A group of military veterans in southern Illinois hopes their Memorial Day weekend effort to play the longest non-stop baseball game ever was successful.
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Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 20:52
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to intervene in an anti-Muslim tirade.
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Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 20:48
Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.
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Iraqi forces’ crucial weapon in Mosul battle — bulldozers

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 19:23
On the front lines, the jagged teeth of a young soldier's bulldozer mark the beginning of Iraq's territory and the end of the Islamic State's.
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Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 17:47
The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said involved apparently remotely detonated explosives inside a parked car. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
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Memorial Day parades, ceremonies honor fallen military

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 17:09
Americans marched in Memorial Day parades Monday and came together in solemn ceremonies to pay their respects to those killed in service to the country.
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Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:32
President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train.
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At Arlington, Trump hails the fallen and their families

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 15:08
President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States, dedicating his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a top Cabinet secretary and two other families who lost loved ones.
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50 years later, Gold Star Mother remembers 'the only son I had'

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:51
Almost 50 years after U.S. Army Cpl. Robert William Cupp was killed by a booby trap in South Vietnam, his mother, 97-year-old Emogene Cupp, paid tribute to him Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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In shadow of Mosul fight, Iran establishes Nineveh foothold

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:15
While Iraq's conventional military has been slowly clearing the Islamic State group from inside Mosul's complex urban terrain, Iraq's Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces have been working their way through less glamorous territory: vast deserts west and south of the city that run along and across Iraq's border with Syria.
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VA drug thefts continue despite new efforts

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 14:00
Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear.
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US special operations forces face growing demands and increased risks

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 13:56
With special operations forces now posted in more than 80 countries, the ever-increasing set of missions and uptick in casualties give pause even to some military experts and veterans who support the expanding role.
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City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 05/29/2017 - 13:47
Inside a lakeside city dotted with hundreds of mosques, a powerful militant designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines has managed to unify a disparate group of gunmen under a single command.
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