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US rotational forces in Europe conduct largest training event since arrival

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The rotational armored brigade deployed to Europe has carried out its largest exercise so far, with nearly 1,400 troops and more than 800 vehicles conducting a live-fire exercise here.
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8th Army gets ready to move – the statue of a Korean War hero

Stars & Stripes - 52 min 9 sec ago
After years of delays, the 8th Army headquarters started the clock Tuesday on completing its move to a base south of the South Korean capital by mid-July.
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Extrajudicial killings prompt suit against Duterte at the International Criminal Court

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 23 min ago
A lawyer has filed a case against Rodrigo Duterte in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, arguing that the tribunal should charge him with crimes against humanity
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PHILIPPINE SEA (April 23, 2017)

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The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is operating as part of U.S. 7th Fleet, but remains deployed under the U.S. 3rd Fleet Forward operating concept, which provides additional options to the Pacific Fleet commander and leverages the capabilities of both 3rd and 7th Fleets. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike groups have patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific regularly and routinely for more than 70 years. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers (Released) 170423-N-GD109-023
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BUSAN, Republic of Korea (April 24, 2017

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The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives in Busan for a scheduled port visit while conducting routine patrols throughout the western Pacific. Michigan is the second submarine of the Ohio-class of ballistic missile and guided missile submarines, and the third U.S. ship to bear the name. Michigan is homeported in Bremerton, Wash. and is forwarded deployed from Guam. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jermaine Ralliford (Released) 170425-N-WT427-002
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PACIFIC OCEAN (April 21, 2017)

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Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Benjamin Odea, from Lansing, Mich., shows off his Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) ribbon during the SAAPM 5K run on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is observed each April to identify and strengthen the roles that Sailors and Marines play in combating sexual assault. Makin Island, the flagship for the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance amphibious capability with regional partners and to serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Larry S. Carlson (Released) 170421-N-UT455-059
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PACIFIC OCEAN (April 22, 2017)

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Quartermaster 3rd Class Tylique Wynn, left, and Quartermaster 2nd Class Amanda Martin prepare to use a flag to signal the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) during a replenishment-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting a tailored ship's training availability off the coast of California. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alex Corona (Released) 170422-N-VN584-241
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Temporary C602 road closure to affect travel between Mildenhall and Lakenheath

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 33 min ago
The C602 road between Eriswell Road and Holywell Row, Suffolk, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from until Thursday for maintenance works, according to the Suffolk County Council.
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Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 34 min ago
The Taliban overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, killing eight policemen and cutting off a key road and two of the region's districts, an Afghan official said on Tuesday.
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Navy clears environmental hurdle for exercise in Alaskan gulf this year

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 39 min ago
The Navy announced Monday that it will move ahead with plans for an annual large-scale exercise in the Gulf of Alaska involving a carrier strike group.
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Trump’s not acting like the candidate I chose

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 47 min ago
As the elites rush to embrace the president, those of us who supported him are horrified, angry and increasingly convinced that instead of draining the swamp, Trump has jumped headlong into it.
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Infighting must stop if Dems want to control House

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 48 min ago
The Sanders-Perez not-ready-for-unity tour suggests that Democrats have a long way to go before the wounds of 2016 heal.
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Still need reporters to describe turbulent times

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 2 min ago
As we face the perilous future of a globe that seems to be folding in on itself, I hope someone will step up to tell the personal story of heroism and humanity we need to survive.
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Could playing chicken with N. Korea pay off?

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 5 min ago
Trump has helped turn North Korea’s annual demonstrations of military capability into a crisis. Now the challenge is to turn the crisis into a solution.
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Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 13 min ago
Vice President Mike Pence ended his trip to Asia on Monday with a thanks to U.S. service members based in Hawaii and promises of robust military spending under President Donald Trump.
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Philadelphia police seek suspect who robbed Korean veteran

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 38 min ago
Philadelphia police are searching for a man who followed a Korean War veteran home and robbed him shortly after the victim left a store where he bought lottery tickets.
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Medevac crews don’t hesitate to swoop in when needed

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 40 min ago
Pilots flying medical evacuation missions over Mosul don’t get a say in where they land. They often have little time to plan their flights, with just 15 minutes from when a call comes in to when they’ve got to be in the air.
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3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on Facebook

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 56 min ago
A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three men aged 18-24 for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.
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Deployment reunites sergeant with estranged mother

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 59 min ago
Sometimes soldiers go into war zones. Sometimes they’re sent to Hawaii. “It’s called ‘the needs of the Army,’” said Master Sgt. Bakkafa Casey. “If it so happens to be where you want to go, that’s awesome.”
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Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on bulk carrier in the Atlantic

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 6 min ago
Authorities say two crew members are dead after an explosion on a Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier in the North Atlantic Ocean.
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