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3-star: 20 percent of all Marine aircraft are grounded3-star: 20 percent of all Marine aircraft are groundedNearly one of every five of the Corps' aircraft are unable to fly, making it difficult for Marines to train for deployments, the service's top aviator said.
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Task Force Violent: Part 4Task Force Violent: Part 4This footage, which shows the battleground in Bati Kot where Fox Company's convoy was attacked by a suicide car bomber and ambushed, was shown during the Marines' court of inquiry.
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DOJ: Guardsman, cousin charged with supporting Islamic State groupDOJ: Guardsman, cousin charged with supporting Islamic State groupAn Illinois Army guardsman and his cousin were arrested by federal authorities as part of an alleged conspiracy to provide support to the Islamic State of Iraq, or ISIS.
- Guard & Reserve
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Task Force Violent: Part 4Task Force Violent: Part 4Retired Lt. Col. Steve Morgan, one of three officers overseeing the court of inquiry, said the government's case against Fox Company fell apart quickly.
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AF Academy seeks UAV instructorAF Academy seeks UAV instructorThe sources-sought notice calls for a contractor to provide flight instruction for small UAVs, primarily the RQ-11 Raven.
- Unmanned Systems
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Task Force Violent: Part 4Task Force Violent: Part 4Congressman Walter Jones lashed out at the Army after a pair of commanders appeared to infringe upon the Marines' "presumption of innocence."
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Army employees fear loss of living quarters allowancesArmy employees fear loss of living quarters allowancesNew rule would tighten restrictions on LQA for overseas workers.
- AGENCY MANAGEMENT
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Task Force Violent: The unforgivenTask Force Violent: The unforgivenPart 3: Marine commandos survived this nightmare. No one believed their story
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Gulf states ask U.N. Security Council for Yemen arms embargoGulf states ask U.N. Security Council for Yemen arms embargoSaudi Arabia and its Gulf allies presented powerful members of the U.N. Security Council with suggested elements for a resolution that would impose an arms embargo on the Shiite rebels who have thrown Yemen into turmoil and caused its Western-backed president to flee.
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Funerals set for Michigan Marines killed in helicopter crashFunerals set for Michigan Marines killed in helicopter crashFuneral services take place this week for two of three Michigan Marines killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash off the coast of Florida during a training mission earlier this month.
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Amendment on Veterans Choice rule passes SenateAmendment on Veterans Choice rule passes SenateThe Senate passed an amendment offered by Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., that would let veterans who live within 40 miles of a VA clinic with limited medical services to be eligible for Veterans Choice.
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Special ops troops using flawed intel softwareSpecial ops troops using flawed intel softwareSpecial operations troops heading to war zones are asking for commercial intelligence analysis software they say will help their missions. But their requests are languishing, and they are being ordered to use a flawed, in-house system preferred by the Pentagon,...
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Report: Fired training boss wore many unearned honorsReport: Fired training boss wore many unearned honorsAn officer in charge of pre-Ranger training for those in the National Guard wore a Ranger tab, but wasn't a Ranger.
- Guard & Reserve
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VA says drug prescription programs are saving livesVA says drug prescription programs are saving livesThe VA's Naloxone Distribution program provides emergency kits containing the antidote naloxone to veterans who take high doses of opiates or use multiple medications to manage pain.
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D.C. Guard F-16s to get new radars firstD.C. Guard F-16s to get new radars firstThe Air Force is finalizing its plan to upgrade the F-16s tasked with homeland defense, starting with those on alert to protect the nation's capital.
- Guard & Reserve
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Iran, Saudi Arabia fighting bloody proxy wars across regionIran, Saudi Arabia fighting bloody proxy wars across regionAirstrikes on Sanaa herald Yemen's emergence as the latest theater for the proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite-dominated Iran.
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Contractor extradited from Iraq pleads guilty in bribes caseContractor extradited from Iraq pleads guilty in bribes caseA man extradited from Iraq on military contract bribery charges has pleaded guilty to three charges in an agreement with federal prosecutors, nearly seven years after he was first arrested in Las Vegas and then fled after cutting off an ankle monitor.
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Vice chiefs paint worsening readiness pictureVice chiefs paint worsening readiness pictureThe leaders also warned that projected budget tightening could further jeopardize the military's response to threats.
- Capitol Hill
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Bergdahl describes torture, attempts to escape TalibanBergdahl describes torture, attempts to escape TalibanArmy Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured repeatedly in the five years he was held captive by the Taliban: beaten with a copper cable, chained spread-eagle to a bed, and threatened with execution after trying to escape.
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U.S. Thunderbolt II attack planes on training in PolandU.S. Thunderbolt II attack planes on training in PolandPoland's armed forces say that four U.S. Thunderbolt II attack planes are training for the first time in Poland as part of a security reassurance mission.
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Saudi Arabia, allies open air campaign against Yemen rebelsSaudi Arabia, allies open air campaign against Yemen rebelsSaudi Arabia launched airstrikes Thursday targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who were taking over a key port city in the country's south and had driven the embattled president to flee by sea, security officials said. Some of the strikes...
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After U.S. airstrikes, Iraq troops start final push for TikritAfter U.S. airstrikes, Iraq troops start final push for TikritIraqi troops have launched the final phase of an offensive to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, an official said Thursday, hours after the U.S. launched airstrikes on the Islamic State-held city.
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Iranians suffer embarrassing defeat in IraqIranians suffer embarrassing defeat in IraqMore than 20,000 fighters with Iranian-backed Shiite militias have withdrawn from the 3-week-old battle to oust Islamic State militants from the Iraqi city of Tikrit.
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DoD still reviewing expanded online exchange privilegesDoD still reviewing expanded online exchange privilegesA proposal to expand online exchange shopping privileges to all honorably discharged vets is still being actively considered.
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First QF-16 targeting drone arrives at TyndallFirst QF-16 targeting drone arrives at TyndallThe first production drone version of the F-16 has touched down at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and will get ready for its demise.
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Tunisia: Tatooine safe from Islamic StateTunisia: Tatooine safe from Islamic StateTunisian officials have sought to dampen down on worries that the sets from the iconic Star Wars movies are under threat from Islamic State militants.
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U.S. officials say Defense Secretary Ash Carter is hearing of serious reservations from top military leaders after saying he's open-minded about ending the Pentagon's ban on transgender troops. (March 24)
President Obama on Tuesday formally abandoned his pledge to bring U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan down to 5,000 by the end of this year, saying the current force of about 10,000 will remain there into 2016.
President Obama announced Tuesday 9,800 U.S. troops will remain Afghanistan through the end of 2015.
Military units have contacted 100 service members who were named on a "kill list" posted online by an Islamic State group.
It's been 10 years since the iconic moment when then Staff Sgt. Mike Maroney saved a little girl from Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters. For Maroney, it was a brief moment of joy during what seemed like a hopeless mission.
An Air Force veteran was arrested and accused of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terror organization, specifically ISIS. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh was in the military from 1986 to 1990.
Cold region and mountaineering experts from the U.S. and eleven other countries gathered at Black Rapids Alaska for joint training.
The Lousiana National Guard shared information about the four soldiers killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed off of the coast of Florida. Seven Marines were also killed in the crash.
SitRep 03-16-2015 Improving and simplifying sailors work environments
Admiral Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard talks about issues facing the Coast Guard including budget concerns and physical training standards.
Military officials have released the names of seven special forces Marines who were killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the waters off Florida during a routine training mission in dense fog. (March 13)
US refueling planes rumble into the air from a desert air base to top up coalition aircraft bombing Islamic State militants, whether they're Arab fighters flying out of regional bases or French warplanes catapulted off an aircraft carrier. (March 13)
Military officials say they have found the main site where a helicopter crashed during a training mission off the Florida coast, killing seven Marines and four soldiers. (March 12)
Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar has become the primary location and forward headquarters for US Central Command and the nerve center for all coalition efforts for 'Operation Inherent Resolve' in Iraq and Syria. (March 12)
The flight team from Louisiana that was on board the Black Hawk that went down off the coast of Florida were all either married or had children. They were also extremely experienced.
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