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WWII vet hopeful found plane parts belong to B-17 bomberWWII vet hopeful found plane parts belong to B-17 bomberA World War II veteran from Cedar Rapids believes wreckage of a plane recently found by a fisherman in France belongs to a B-17 bomber he was aboard when it crashed more than 70 years ago.
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Navy, EPA settle environmental allegations at Norfolk baseNavy, EPA settle environmental allegations at Norfolk baseFederal regulators say the Navy has settled allegations of environmental violations at Naval Station Norfolk.
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Carter's latest budget pleas largely ignored by GOPCarter's latest budget pleas largely ignored by GOPThe Defense Secretary wants to scrap controversial plans to boost defense spending, but GOP lawmakers are moving ahead
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Iran to release seized Maersk vessel after fine is paidIran to release seized Maersk vessel after fine is paidA Marshal Islands-flagged cargo vessel seized by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz last month will likely be released in two days, after it pays a fine, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.
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Senators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemicSenators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemicTroubled by delays in handling of veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.
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37th Training Wing identifies basic trainee who died37th Training Wing identifies basic trainee who diedBasic Trainee Kelani Thomas, 19, collapsed after a 15-minute run on Monday.
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Smashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness of vetsSmashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness of vetsWhen Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.
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Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failureUkraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failureThe flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine's eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion.
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Navy grad wins major league gameNavy grad wins major league gameSt. Louis Cardinals relieve Mitch Harris was the winning pitcher in Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.
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Two-thirds of OTS candidates admitted to next classTwo-thirds of OTS candidates admitted to next classThe Air Force has selected 394 active-duty enlisted airmen and civilians to attend Officer Training School.
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High school robotics team seeks WWII relics in PalauHigh school robotics team seeks WWII relics in PalauSince 2011, members of the Stockbridge High School underwater robotics team have been making yearly trips to the island-nation of Palau in an effort to find relics of the war.
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Obama, Biden tell Kurdish leader U.S. stands by unified IraqObama, Biden tell Kurdish leader U.S. stands by unified IraqPresident Obama and Vice President Biden told the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq that the United States remains committed to a united, federal and democratic Iraq.
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VA to offer one-stop website for all veterans benefitsVA to offer one-stop website for all veterans benefitsVeterans will soon be able to log in to just one website to manage their benefits, apply for doctors' appointments, and determine their eligibility for programs.
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5 generals who could be named your next CMC5 generals who could be named your next CMCWith Gen. Joseph Dunford nominated to succeed Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff after only seven months as commandant, the Marine Corps once again is in need of a new top officer. As the Corps awaits a nomination from the president for...
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Topeka man charged with conspiracy in Fort Riley bomb plotTopeka man charged with conspiracy in Fort Riley bomb plotAn unsealed document charges a Topeka man with conspiracy in a plot to bomb the Fort Riley military base.
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Quantico rifle championship will crown top DoD shootersQuantico rifle championship will crown top DoD shootersMarine officials have released details of this year's inter-service rifle competition to be held this summer in Virginia.
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Barksdale Blue Angels Air Show 2015Barksdale Blue Angels Air Show 2015The Blue Angels perform at the Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Air Show on May 2-3.
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5 generals who could be named your next CMC5 generals who could be named your next CMCThese generals could replace Gen. Joseph Dunford as commandant of the Marine Corps
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Senate leaders vow to block A-10 cutsSenate leaders vow to block A-10 cutsLeaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee vowed to follow the House committee's lead and block the Air Force's move to retire the A-10 Warthog fleet.
- Capitol Hill
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Google embeds engineers as professorsGoogle embeds engineers as professorsHistorically black colleges and universities are working with tech firms to diversify their workforces by race and gender.
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SitRep: President nominates Gen. Joe Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint ChiefsSitRep: President nominates Gen. Joe Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint ChiefsMarine Gen. Joe Dunford is now officially President Obama’s nominee to serve as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. The President has also announced Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, currently commander of U.S. Transport Command as the next Vice Chairman
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Shooter disrupts family night out; 4 dead, including gunmanShooter disrupts family night out; 4 dead, including gunmanBy the time the gunman shot himself, Jonathan Stoffel, 33, of Neenah, and his 11-year-old daughter, Olivia Stoffel, were dead in what police called a random attack.
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Army's ace surprised when told he struck out nation-best 21Army's ace surprised when told he struck out nation-best 21Army's Alex Robinett was not keeping track of his prodigious number of strikeouts, and his teammates were not telling him in the dugout because they know to give him his space when he is pitching.
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Navy aims to boost sex assault reporting, stop reprisalsNavy aims to boost sex assault reporting, stop reprisalsIn tackling sexual assault, the Navy is focusing on retaliation and male reporting numbers.
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Five paintings missing since WWII returning to GermanyFive paintings missing since WWII returning to GermanyFive paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.
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Official: DoD plan might deny troops loan alternativesOfficial: DoD plan might deny troops loan alternativesA Defense Department proposal to strengthen lending protections for troops could end up denying them access to some affordable alternatives to predatory loans, a top credit union regulatory official said Tuesday.
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Faster than an Abrams: Meet Russia's new tankFaster than an Abrams: Meet Russia's new tankSome details on the T-14 Armata, just in time for Russia's Victory Parade show of military might.
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Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan and Easter Seal Dixon Center Chairman Col. David Sutherland on helping U.S. veterans. They made comments at Live Nation event celebrating National Concert Day. (May 6)
Drone footage captured by CNN shows the level of destruction in earthquake-ravaged Kathmandu, Nepal.
MarineGen. Joe Dunford is now officially President Obama’s nominee to serve as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. The President has also announced Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, currently commander of U.S. Transport Command as the next Vice Chairman.
President Obama tapped Gen. Joseph Dunford to chair the Joint Chiefs of Staff, citing the Marine commandant's battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A devoted father stays by his daughter's side as a disease transforms her into a zombie.
False reports of a police shooting in the troubled city of Baltimore Monday turned out to be a discharged firearm and no one was injured.
Helicopters from the U.S. have begun a mission to fly much-needed supplies to communities in Nepal devastated by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake responsible for the death of thousands. (May 4)
Baltimore residents say ending the city's curfew was key in the healing process. The six-day curfew was enacted after violent demonstrations erupted following the death of Freddie Gray. He died of injuries suffered in police custody.
Hundreds of protesters break the city of Baltimore's curfew and several are arrested, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.
Maryland National Guard troops patrol Baltimore
The National Guard is currently in Baltimore to help local law enforcement restore peace and order in the city, and said they have learned a "robust set of lessons" from what happened in Ferguson, Mo.
Maryland's democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings says the destruction in Baltimore was caused by "some people who took advantage of a situation" and that there are bigger issues politicians need to be looking at moving forward.
Special Forces troops have been dispatched to aid with search-and-rescue around Mount Everest, and the Air Force is moving rescuers into the Kathmandu Valley, Meanwhile, thousands of Marines and sailors are on standby and awaiting orders.
Some members of Congress want to give the military its largest pay raise since 2010.
Russia and the U.S. are backing opposite sides in the Ukraine conflict, but Friday saw a rare moment of unity as both countries marked the 70th anniversary of American and Soviet troops meeting in Germany towards the end of World War II.
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