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DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

DoD News Releases - 25 min 16 sec ago
The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation
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Troopers: Ohio National Guard Humvee swiped from armory

Stars & Stripes - 50 min 29 sec ago
State troopers in Ohio are looking out for a stolen vehicle that shouldn't be hard to miss.
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Bergdahl trial delayed as his lawyers appeal to highest military court over Trump comments

Stars & Stripes - 59 min 29 sec ago
The court-martial against accused Army deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was delayed this week as his attorneys asked a third court to dismiss the case over disparaging comments President Donald Trump often repeated on the campaign trail about the former Taliban captive.
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Contracts For March 23, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - 1 hour 10 min ago
CONTRACTSARMYArrow Security and Training LLC,* Nashua, New Hampshire (W911W4-17-D-0010); Bluehawk

9 more air refueling tankers to be based at Fairchild Air Force Base

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 12 min ago
Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane has grown a bit.The base on Thursday welcomed nine air refueling tankers and their personnel, who used to be at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.
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Pentagon weighs response to Flynn's working on behalf of Turkish interests

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 22 min ago
President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser did not seek permission from the U.S. government to work as a paid foreign agent for Turkish interests, U.S. defense officials said, raising the possibility that the Pentagon could dock the retirement pay of Michael Flynn.
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US turns down Russia's invitation to Afghan peace conference

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 28 min ago
The United States won't attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan next month in Russia. The reasons: The U.S. wasn't consulted before receiving the invitation and doesn't know Russia's objectives for the gathering.
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Gunman in USS Mahan attack had psychoactive compound in system, records show

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 47 min ago
Three years ago Friday, a civilian truck driver drove through a security checkpoint at Naval Station Norfolk, disarmed a guard aboard the destroyer USS Mahan and used her weapon to kill Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo before being shot to death himself.
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House intel committee chairman apologizes to Democrats

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 51 min ago
The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president's transition team in the final days of the Obama administration.
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Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 21 min ago
GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test.
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Top US general in Europe says Russia might be supplying the Taliban

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 44 min ago
The top U.S. general in Europe told lawmakers Thursday that Russia and the Taliban are growing increasingly close, suggesting that the Kremlin might even be supplying the insurgent group.
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WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 55 min ago
New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices.
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Al-Shabab claims to kill 17 soldiers in Somalia attack

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 1 min ago
An organization that monitors extremist groups says al-Shabab has claimed to kill 17 soldiers and wound 22 in an attack in southwestern Somalia.
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MCPON Visits Sailors at NSF Thurmont

Navy Top News - 3 hours 41 min ago
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven S. Giordano visited Sailors March 21 at Naval Support Facility (NSF) Thurmont, Md.
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'Our family is heartbroken': American killed in London attack was celebrating wedding anniversary

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 42 min ago
They had been married for 25 years. This week was supposed to be a chance to celebrate their anniversary, as well as a chance for Kurt and Melissa Cochran to visit Melissa's parents, who work on a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mission in England.
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Trump pick for Israeli ambassador clears Senate hurdle

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 15 min ago
President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel has cleared a procedural hurdle in the Republican-led Senate.
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Egypt says Sinai fighting kills 12 security forces

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 18 min ago
Militants killed 10 Egyptian soldiers and two policemen in the Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, underscoring the challenge security forces face in combatting an Islamic State affiliate in the restive area bordering Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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VA urges 'hiring surge' to reduce veterans' appeals backlog

Stars & Stripes - 4 hours 40 min ago
The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.
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EUCOM chief wants more troops, ships and planes

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 10 min ago
U.S. European Command is seeking additional forces and firepower to augment a U.S. military that has dwindled in size while Russia has grown stronger, America’s top general in Europe said Thursday.
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Poland's WWII museum opens amid its uncertain future

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 25 min ago
A major World War II museum opened in northern Poland on Thursday amid plans by the conservative government to change its content to fit the government's nationalist views.
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