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Air Force leadership lacks diversityAir Force leadership lacks diversityAir Force secretary says increasing diversity in top ranks is a priority.
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Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 2Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 2Yemen's Shiite rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of airstrikes targeting them.
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Letter to the editor: Insubordination on A-10Letter to the editor: Insubordination on A-10Airmen who take their opposing views on the A-10's retirement directly to Congress are "simply insubordinate," retired Gen. Roger Brady writes.
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Conviction in Air National Guardsman's death set asideConviction in Air National Guardsman's death set asideA judge has set aside the January murder conviction of a former Buffalo bar manager accused of fatally injuring a customer by shoving him down a flight of stairs.
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Basic trainee dies at Joint Base San Antonio-LacklandBasic trainee dies at Joint Base San Antonio-LacklandA basic trainee died on Monday after she collapsed during physical fitness training.
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Veteran proposes 'clean' military retirement alternativeVeteran proposes 'clean' military retirement alternativeMilitary pay and benefits is not only a Defense Department issue, but also an economic one. And Tim Kane, a veteran Air Force officer turned research fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, wants to offer an alternative to fix system that he sees has been...
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Soldiers accused of rape waive preliminary hearingSoldiers accused of rape waive preliminary hearingTwo Fort Carson soldiers accused of raping a 17-year-old girl have waived their right to a preliminary hearing, a sign a plea deal may be in the works.
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Vet attacks family riding bikes; kills self, 3 othersVet attacks family riding bikes; kills self, 3 othersBy 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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NATO to briefly move HQ to Romania from NaplesNATO to briefly move HQ to Romania from NaplesA top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move an allied joint force command headquarters to Romania as NATO continues to hone its ability to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine and other security challenges.
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Gen. Joseph Dunford nominated for Joint Chiefs chairmanGen. Joseph Dunford nominated for Joint Chiefs chairmanMarine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford arrives March 12, 2014, on Capitol Hill to testify at the Senate Armed Services Committee on the situation in Afghanistan.
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Obama taps Dunford for Joint Chiefs chairmanObama taps Dunford for Joint Chiefs chairmanPresident Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-2014, U.S....
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Police investigating death of soldier in AlaskaPolice investigating death of soldier in AlaskaPolice are investigating the death of a soldier in Alaska, officials said. Spc. Paolo Grassi was found May 3.
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AF, NATO quiet on expanding Incirlik's role in Inherent ResolveAF, NATO quiet on expanding Incirlik's role in Inherent ResolveThe head of U.S. European Command is mum on negotiations to base search and rescue crews at an Air Force base in Turkey following pushback from Ankara.
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Marines eligible for medal for typhoon relief in the PhilippinesMarines eligible for medal for typhoon relief in the PhilippinesMarines who rushed to assist people in the Philippines following the deadly 2013 typhoon there are eligible for the Humanitarian Service Medal.
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Former CIA leader defends drone strikes, tortureFormer CIA leader defends drone strikes, torturePresident Obama ordered a barrage of CIA drone strikes in Yemen in 2013 that killed the al-Qaida operatives behind the most serious plotting against American interests in years, a former CIA leader says in a new memoir that broadly defends the targeted killing of...
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Fort Knox to show off energy independence at ceremonyFort Knox to show off energy independence at ceremonyFort Knox will display its ability to operate without external power during a ceremony this week, an achievement expected to save the post $8 million a year and prompted by a crippling ice storm a few years ago.
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N.Y. Air National Guard opens new training centerN.Y. Air National Guard opens new training centerThe 108th Attack Squadron of the New York Air National Guard has opened a new $3.5 million facility at Hancock Field near Syracuse to train students to operate the MQ-9 Reaper weapon system.
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U.S. military: No indication civilians killed in Syria strikeU.S. military: No indication civilians killed in Syria strikeThe U.S. military denied Monday reports that civilians were killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes last week on a village controlled by the Islamic State group in northern Syria. Meanwhile the rights group which first reported the civilian casualties said the death...
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Public health degree programs gain popularityPublic health degree programs gain popularityMore than half of the colleges of public health in the nation already have added an undergraduate degree to their offerings.
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Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of ISIraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of ISIraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets.
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Driver charged in crash that injured soldiersDriver charged in crash that injured soldiersPolice have charged a man with reckless driving after they say he caused a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that injured four soldiers from upstate New York.
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In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows strongerIn the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows strongerIn a competition with the Islamic State group for recruits and prestige across the Middle East, al-Qaida has sought to distinguish itself from its rival's bloodthirstiness.
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Scotty Smiley Documentary KickstarterScotty Smiley Documentary KickstarterSkEye Studios is creating a documentary of blind veteran, Scotty Smiley, as he trains for and competes in the Coeur d'Alene Ironman.
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Make your money work for youMake your money work for youCounselors help piece together financial plans for military members and their families in all walks of life.
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NCO vanishes before court-martial on child porn chargesNCO vanishes before court-martial on child porn chargesA soldier facing court-martial on child pornography and other charges went missing last month and is still on the loose.
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Taliban 'welcome' Afghan peace efforts after Qatar talksTaliban 'welcome' Afghan peace efforts after Qatar talksTaliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade on Monday expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues.
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Defense hearings: Senate takes the lead this weekDefense hearings: Senate takes the lead this weekDefense/veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of May 4.
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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.
A controversial plan to overhaul the military health care system won't move forward as part of next year's defense spending bill introduced recently in Congress. But lawmakers say reform remains a real possibility in the near future.
Gen. David Petraeus was sentenced Thursday for mishandling classified government documents, but why was his punishment relatively light?
Former CIA Director David Petraeus was sentenced to two years' probation and fined $100,000 on Thursday for giving his biographer classified material while she was working on a book about him. (April 23)
Soldiers run through the Darby Mile and and obstacle course during the Ranger Course on Fort Benning, Ga. on April 21, 2015. Army video
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