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High-scoring Stuttgart meets unyielding Ramstein

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 22:01
One of football’s most familiar cliches asserts that offense wins games, while defense wins championships.
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Contracts For Oct. 31, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 21:59
CONTRACTS ARMY Longbow LLC, Orlando Florida, has been awarded an $183,474,414 modification (0002) to

Hundreds of recruits get sick at Marine boot camp

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 21:44
With most of the cases linked to Shiga toxin-producing E.coli bacteria physicians are treating 302 patients out of the more than 5,500 candidates undergoing training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
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Manafort is a flight risk, special counsel's office says

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 20:49
Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort keeps three U.S. passports with different identification numbers and submitted 10 passport applications in as many years, the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed.
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Guantanamo judge orders contempt hearing to try to end defense revolt at war court

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 20:01
In rapid succession Tuesday, a Marine general refused to testify and refused to rescind an order releasing three civilian defense lawyers, a Navy defense attorney refused to file pleadings and a military judge scheduled a contempt hearing in the USS Cole death penalty case.
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House GOP leaders delay tax plan release amid changes

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:46
The tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee had worked throughout the day and evening to produce a plan for the first overhaul of the nation's tax code in three decades.
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Orioles-Nationals dispute cancels Naval Academy Baseball Classic

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 19:24
Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk confirmed on Tuesday that a territorial dispute between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals has brought a premature end to the Naval Academy Baseball Classic.
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Mother of fallen soldier wants President to be consistent when contacting families

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:59
Teri Rose, director of community development for the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund, was not personally contacted by Bush in 2007 when her son, Pfc. Neil Simmons, was killed while serving in Iraq.
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Parris Island drill instructor targeted 3 Muslim recruits for abuse, prosecutor says

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:10
The actions of Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix, former Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island drill instructor, is at the center of the biggest hazing and abuse scandal at the depot in more than 60 years.
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ACLU sues for release of girl with cerebral palsy who is being held in immigration detention

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 18:04
Rosa Maria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy, has been held at a federally funded shelter in San Antonio since leaving a Corpus Christi hospital last week after gall-bladder surgery.
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Kelly was brought to the White House to impose order. Now he's stirring controversy

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 17:17
The recent public stumbles of John F. Kelly, a retired Marine four star and the White House chief of staff, highlight the difficulties of relying heavily on current and military brass to fill political jobs traditionally filled by civilians.
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Former Trump adviser's guilty plea could rattle White House

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 17:01
The White House had braced over the weekend for an indictment of Manafort and for allegations of financial misconduct that it could dismiss as unrelated to the campaign or administration.
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California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:53
The figure represents claims for homes and businesses insured by 15 companies and is more than triple the previous estimate of $1 billion.
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'Cowardly act of terror': Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:41
A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial and mowed down people Tuesday, killing at least eight and injuring several others in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."
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Trump administration to defend Cuba embargo at UN, reversing Obama

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:15
The Trump administration will defend America's decades-old economic embargo on Cuba in a United Nations vote this week, the State Department said Tuesday, in a reversal from the Obama administration that reflects deteriorating U.S.-Cuban relations.
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Intelligence provided by former Taliban captive Bergdahl is 'a gold mine,' officials testify

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 15:01
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has provided intelligence analysts and Pentagon hostage experts valuable information about the Taliban-linked group that held him captive for five years after he walked off his Afghanistan combat post in 2009, two officials testified Tuesday.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Oct. 30, 2017)

Photos - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:00

Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T- AH 20) treat a patient in casualty receiving aboard the ship. Comfort is pierside in San Juan, Puerto Rico, providing humanitarian relief. The Department of Defense is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephane Belcher (Released) 171030-N-PG340-109
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ROTA, Spain (Oct. 30, 2017)

Photos - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:00

Hospitalman Jessica Ferguson, left, immunizes Logistics Specialist 1st Class Willson Villavilencio aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). Donald Cook is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, on its sixth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold (Released) 171030-N-FP878-021
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Photos - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:00

Hull Technician 3rd Class Jose Rodriguez welds L-brackets together aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, providing a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Weissman (Released) 171030-N-AC117-113
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DIEGO GARCIA (Oct. 24, 2017)

Photos - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:00

Builder 3rd Class Michael Johnson, left, observes Steelworker 3rd Class Alisha Silva, both assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, as she cuts material from a demolished building to stack on pallets to remove from a project site. NMCB-4 is forward deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations and to provide general engineering and civil support to the U.S. Navy and allied forces. U.S. Navy photo by Builder 2nd Class Christopher Moore (Released) 171024-N-FT956-0566
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