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SitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
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Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billBoehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS billSpeaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House and Democrats.
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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel tiesNetanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel tiesSeeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation's vital security concerns.
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Ex-guardsman gets 15 years for role in sex trafficking caseEx-guardsman gets 15 years for role in sex trafficking caseA former officer in the New Hampshire National Guard has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and bounced from the guard for his role in a San Antonio sex trafficking ring.
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Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missilesSeoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missilesNorth Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.
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Secret tactics of successful Army recruitersSecret tactics of successful Army recruitersRecruiting doesn't come natural to most soldiers, according to Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Morrison.
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Washington state not interested in letting Navy use land for exercisesWashington state not interested in letting Navy use land for exercisesWashington has told the U.S. Navy that it's not interested in allowing state land on the Olympic Peninsula to be used for electronic warfare training exercises.
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Actor Vince Vaughn visits troops at Edwards AFBActor Vince Vaughn visits troops at Edwards AFBActor Vince Vaughn comes from a long line of military veterans — and actually considered joining the service himself after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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Pentagon: U.S. not providing air support for Iraqi offensivePentagon: U.S. not providing air support for Iraqi offensiveThe Pentagon says the U.S. is not providing airstrikes in support of Iraq's ground offensive against Islamic State fighters in the northern city of Tikrit because the Iraqi government did not request it.
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Iraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic StateIraq launches operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic StateBacked by allied Shiite, Sunni and Iranian fighters, Iraqi security forces launched a large-scale military operation Monday to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group.
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Back on track: Colton Smith wins in return to MMA cageBack on track: Colton Smith wins in return to MMA cageColton Smith's return to the MMA cage after his UFC release was a success ... and he'll fight again in less than 3 weeks
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MCPON: Chief induction is not a traditionMCPON: Chief induction is not a traditionMCPON says that chief's induction is not tradition — and cites a new report that charts a century of initiation rites.
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SitRep: Military Times wins photography awardsSitRep: Military Times wins photography awardsSitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
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Fort Carson female soldier advances to Ranger trainingFort Carson female soldier advances to Ranger trainingAn Apache helicopter pilot from Colorado's Fort Carson has a chance to become one of the first female Army Rangers.
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Military judge orders overseer of Gitmo cases replacedMilitary judge orders overseer of Gitmo cases replacedA military judge is ordering the Pentagon to replace the overseer of war crimes tribunals at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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Dempsey to take questions on FacebookDempsey to take questions on FacebookThe chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will respond to questions submitted on his official Facebook page.
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U.S. drone strike in Yemen kills 3 suspected al-Qaida fightersU.S. drone strike in Yemen kills 3 suspected al-Qaida fightersA suspected U.S. drone strike Saturday in central Yemen killed three men believed to be al-Qaida militants, security officials said.
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Odierno warns of defense cutbacks in BritainOdierno warns of defense cutbacks in BritainThe U.S. Army chief of staff says cuts in British defense spending may undermine the nation's ability to be an effective ally in future military operations.
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Defense hearings: SECDEF and Joint Chiefs chairmanDefense hearings: SECDEF and Joint Chiefs chairmanDefense Secretary Ash Carter and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey are among the defense officials who will testify.
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Kevlar for the Mind: Hopeful research for stopping suicidesKevlar for the Mind: Hopeful research for stopping suicidesResearchers found that a particular form of short-term cognitive-behavioral therapy reduced suicide attempts in active-duty personnel by 60 percent.
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No clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security DepartmentNo clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security DepartmentHouse Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some...
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Iraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attackIraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attackIraq's prime minister called on Sunni tribal fighters to abandon the Islamic State group Sunday, ahead of a promised offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the extremists.
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Mission Family: Cybersecurity starts with your familyMission Family: Cybersecurity starts with your familyIt's a good time for military families to review their own cyber safety and take steps to lessen the risks.
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Corpsman receives heroism award for mudslide rescuesCorpsman receives heroism award for mudslide rescuesA corpsman received the highest non-combat heroism award from rescuing four survivors of a deadly 2014 mudslide.
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Kerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talksKerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talksSecretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the...
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Marine creates dress blues chair for Sgt. Maj. BarrettMarine creates dress blues chair for Sgt. Maj. BarrettFormer Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Micheal Barrett entered retired life in style with a one-of-a-kind gift commemorating his time as the Corps' top enlisted leader.
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Marines continue fighting alongside Georgians in AfghanistanMarines continue fighting alongside Georgians in AfghanistanAs the bulk of the Corps bid farewell to Afghanistan months ago, a small group of Marines stayed behind, continuing the fight in the war-torn country.
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The United States Coast Guard is helping to clear the Hudson River of thick ice that is hampering navigation on the waterway. (Feb. 27)
A U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.
SitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
The US Defense Department released video of coalition airstrikes against Islamic State group locations in Iraq. The US says the airstrikes are helping to eliminate the threat posed by the Islamic State militants. (Feb. 27)
A community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
House republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in its defense drills for the first time Wednesday, blowing up the replica warship near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
A judge did not allow testimony at the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh to be broadcast until the jury reached a verdict. These are the highlights of testimony that led to the guilty verdict in the 'American Sniper' murder trial.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday that integrity and character 'is part of who I am' and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces. (Feb. 24)
Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, respond to notional mortar fire as part of a quick reaction force during I MEF Exercise 2015 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 22.
New Zealand has become the latest in a list of countries that are sending military personnel to Iraq to train and assist Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is apologizing for saying he served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, during a 'CBS Evening News' story on homeless veterans.
Public safety agencies say they are taking the threat to Mall of America seriously. Dogs, technology, and monitoring social media are all aspects of their very extensive security plan.
It's been 70 years since the iconic flag-raising Iwo Jima photo was taken, and the story behind it is captivating. Video provided by Newsy
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