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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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5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brinkUkraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February.
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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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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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Iraq sends troops to key refinery amid heavy clashes with ISIraq sends troops to key refinery amid heavy clashes with ISIraq's military spokesman says reinforcements are being rushed to the key Beiji refinery north of Baghdad amid heavy fighting there with Islamic State militants.
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Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium outputAfghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium outputIt's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost...
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Two decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits SomaliaTwo decades after 'Black Hawk Down,' Kerry visits SomaliaTwo decades after dead American soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu, John Kerry on Tuesday became the first secretary of state to set foot in Somalia, a symbolic visit to show support for the African nation's fledgling government and the United...
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MIT fellow named as next Blue Angels bossMIT fellow named as next Blue Angels bossThere's a new flight leader coming to the Blue Angels next year, a 2003 Top Gun grad and former instructor.
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Dunford tapped for Joint Chiefs chairman, Selva for viceDunford tapped for Joint Chiefs chairman, Selva for viceMarine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford will be nominated as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Hezbollah captures Syrian village from Islamic militantsHezbollah captures Syrian village from Islamic militantsHezbollah fighters captured a Syrian village near the border with Lebanon on Tuesday after intense fighting with Islamic militants, the group's television station said, while an activist said battles are concentrating near a strategic Syrian hill.
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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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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.
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?
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