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Arizona's only active duty military band to be phased out

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 03:10
On Oct. 15, 2018, the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps Band (62nd Army Band) will inactivate.
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Libyan PM decries edict by clerics loyal to rival government

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 02:23
A week ago, a religious committee under the government based in eastern Libya targeted Ibadi followers, describing them as a "misguided and aberrant group."
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Moldova: lawmakers demand Russia withdraws its troops

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 02:04
A total of 61 of lawmakers in the 101-seat legislature Friday approved a symbolic statement calling for the removal of about 1,500 Russian troops, weapons, and other military equipment from the pro-Russian Trans-Dniester region.
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Report: Iran inaugurates production line for missile

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 01:54
The report said the missile dubbed Sayyad-3 is an upgrade to previous versions of the missile. Sayyad means "hunter" in Farsi.
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Nigeria: Bombed refugee center wasn't marked properly

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 01:21
Defense forces said Friday in a statement that when it noticed mass movement through aerial satellite observation on Jan. 17, it was mistaken for Boko Haram activity.
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Weston Steelhammer, other Air Force grads won't be in NFL training camps

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 23:50
The Department of Defense’s policy would have allowed players to apply to serve their time on reserve status to pursue professional sports, but that rule was changed just before the NFL draft in Apri.
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Calif. couple thankful for support after Marine son's death in Mississippi plane crash

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 23:02
Cindy and John Elliott's son, Capt. Sean Endecott Elliott, was among the 15 Marines and one sailor to die when the C-130 in which they were flying exploded over a Mississippi bean field.
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Contract awarded for new Fort Sill training facility

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:19
The new Air Defense Artillery training facility will include a 40,000-square-foot space to showcase museum items, as well as a research library and two classrooms for soldier training.
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Woman gets prison for embezzling $750K from former astronaut

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:16
The Justice Department says Sarah Coffelt was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Seattle Thursday to prison and three years of supervised release. She was also ordered to pay restitution of $788,886.
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Member of elite Navy unit has come out as transgender

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:14
The unidentified person, who came out in October, is a Navy Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman and appears to be the first member of the elite unit to identify as transgender.
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Distinctive church among the survivors in Mosul

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:03
A historic church thought to have been blown up by the Islamic State has been found intact following the liberation of Mosul’s Old City.
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Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:20
A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted a U.S. soldier for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group.
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Al-Qaida suspect linked to cartoonist plot extradited to US

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:17
An al-Qaida suspect linked to a plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist has been brought to Philadelphia from Spain to face terrorism charges in federal court, despite President Donald Trump's promises to send terror suspects to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
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Minneapolis police chief forced out in wake of shooting death of Australian woman by officer

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:49
Minneapolis chief of police Janeé Harteau resigned Friday, forced out by the city's mayor nearly a week after a police officer fatally shot an Australian woman who had called 911.
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Kushner adds at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:37
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released Friday.
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California firefighters brings nearly dead dog back to life

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 19:18
A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life.
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White House threatens Iran over detained Americans

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:58
The White House is threatening "new and serious consequences" for Iran unless it releases all U.S. citizens who are detained there.
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Taliban offensive kills 6 policemen in northern Afghanistan

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:41
The battle Friday occurred after Taliban insurgents stormed a compound of the Afghan National Security Force in Pusht Rod district.
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Helicopter lands as precaution near DC-area hospital

Stars & Stripes - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:19
A helicopter from Joint Base Andrews made a precautionary landing near a hospital in the Washington suburbs during a training mission.
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Contracts For July 21, 2017

DoD Contract Announcements - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:00
CONTRACTS ARMY Indyne Inc, (W912DY-17-D-0039), Reston, Virginia; Spectrum Solutions Inc.,* Madison,