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Documents show Fort Drum declined Hugh Hefner's 'blank check' offer of Playboy magazines, model visits in Somalia

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:30
The offer in 1993 also included autographed photos, sponsorship of one or more platoons, a visit by Playboy models and the division "providing a list of single male soldiers for female correspondence."
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Somalia extremists attack military base, kill 10, says army

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:14
Col. Mohamed Mumin said nearly 60 militants and a suicide car bomber targeted the army base in Barire in Lower Shabelle region leading to fierce clashes.
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Daegu runs by Osan in Cougars' first loss

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 07:08
Bishop Fields and Javeon Bell combined for more than 300 yards as the Warriors pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 35-12 win over Osan.
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Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N. Nigeria

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 05:50
UNICEF has been able to enroll nearly 750,000 children in school this year in northern Nigeria, it said, establishing more than 350 temporary learning spaces.
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Air Guard sending cargo aircraft, airmen to Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:08
Two C-130 Hercules transport aircraft delivered items to hurricane-ravaged St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday. One aircraft and crew is expected to return home before the weekend and the other will continue making deliveries throughout the weekend.
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Clippers talk it over with servicemembers at Pearl Harbor

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 04:02
Clippers coach Doc Rivers said having the discussions with servicemen about protesting was good for both sides.
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Hundreds of veterans scramble after for-profit college closes

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:38
In 2016 alone, 1,554 veterans went through the Retail Ready program, and received $28.8 million in GI funding, according to Veterans Affairs. School representatives said more than 90 percent of the center's students are veterans, with more than 2,500 graduating since 2014.
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Hospital official says 5 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 09/29/2017 - 03:09
Police officer Abdul Rahman said the attacker blew himself up on the street about 1,094 yards from the Hussainia Mosque.
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