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Military Movie Madness: Round of 8 updateMilitary Movie Madness: Round of 8 update"Black Hawk Down," "Platoon" near elimination as the quest for the best military movie ever nears an end.
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Odierno: Readiness at historically low levelsOdierno: Readiness at historically low levelsThe Army is "only generating enough readiness for immediate consumption" while grappling with cuts that have left only a third of the service's brigades ready, the chief of staff said Wednesday.
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U.N. report: More than 25,000 foreigners fight with terroristsU.N. report: More than 25,000 foreigners fight with terroristsThe number of fighters leaving home to join al-Qaida and the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria and other countries has spiked to more than 25,000 from over 100 nations, according to a new U.N. report.
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Opinion | Retired leaders: Young troops don't focus on retirement planningOpinion | Retired leaders: Young troops don't focus on retirement planningThere may be well-meaning, but unintended consequences embedded in many of the commission's recommendations and we urge caution as Congress considers the commission's proposals.
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Marine Corps works to build new ties in Southeast AsiaMarine Corps works to build new ties in Southeast AsiaThe Marine Corps is trying to build a better relationship with Malaysia, which could pave the way for Marines to partner with other countries in Asia-Pacific region.
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Islamic State group cited as need for military privacy billIslamic State group cited as need for military privacy billA Florida state representative is using the threat of the Islamic State group to advance a bill that could make it harder for people to find addresses and phone numbers of military service members, their spouses and children.
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Driver killed at NSA remembered as friendly, troubled lonerDriver killed at NSA remembered as friendly, troubled lonerThe driver killed in a violent confrontation at a National Security Agency gate was a transgender sex worker in Baltimore, according to those who knew her, and she was remembered Wednesday as a friendly but troubled loner.
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Analysis: Yemen ground operation carries major risksAnalysis: Yemen ground operation carries major risksSaudi Arabia and its allies plan an ambitious ground offensive on multiple fronts in Yemen. It may be inevitable if they want to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels but it also carries enormous risks, from the inhospitable, mountainous terrain and a possible guerrilla...
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So long 'Terminal Lance.' Hello 'Terminal Airman'So long 'Terminal Lance.' Hello 'Terminal Airman'The creator of the wildly popular "Terminal Lance" web comic has decided to "jump branches" and portray life in the Air Force instead of the Marine Corps.
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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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Nursing schools seek cure for educator shortageNursing schools seek cure for educator shortageA faculty shortage was cited by more than two-thirds of nursing schools responding to a survey as a reason qualified student applicants were rejected.
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Iran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadlineIran nuke talks stumble a day after missing deal deadlineNegotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on. And as the latest round hit the...
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Luke F-35 squadron hits 1,000 sortiesLuke F-35 squadron hits 1,000 sortiesThe first operational training base for the F-35A this week hit a new milestone: 1,000 flights.
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In Jamaica, man hurls 'suspicious package' at U.S. embassyIn Jamaica, man hurls 'suspicious package' at U.S. embassyJamaican soldiers and police are positioned around the U.S. Embassy in the island's capital after a man hurled a "suspicious package" over the building's wall.
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35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinitySaudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also hit a factory in a western port city and 35 workers died there, according...
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South Korean man charged in knife attack on U.S. envoySouth Korean man charged in knife attack on U.S. envoySouth Korean prosecutors on Wednesday indicted a man who slashed the U.S. ambassador in Seoul last month on charges of attempted murder.
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Tuskegee Airman Leslie A. Williams dies in California at 95Tuskegee Airman Leslie A. Williams dies in California at 95Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.
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Morocco: Militant cell recruiting IS fighters is dismantledMorocco: Militant cell recruiting IS fighters is dismantledMorocco's Interior Ministry has announced the dismantling of a cell that recruited young Moroccans to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
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Egypt president welcomes return of U.S. military aidEgypt president welcomes return of U.S. military aidEgypt's president says the United States' release of military aid previously suspended will help boost Cairo's ability to combat extremists in the region.
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Iraqi minister: Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'Iraqi minister: Tikrit to be recaptured within 'hours'Iraqi security forces battled the last remaining pockets of Islamic State militants in Tikrit early Wednesday and were expected to gain full control of the city "within the coming hours," the country's interior minister said.
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DoD considers exhuming USS Oklahoma unknownsDoD considers exhuming USS Oklahoma unknownsA senior Defense Department official visited Honolulu's national cemetery over the weekend as the Pentagon considers whether to exhume nearly 400 USS Oklahoma crew members buried there as unknowns.
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No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadlineNo nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadlineWith stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.
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Obama lifts freeze on Egyptian weapon salesObama lifts freeze on Egyptian weapon salesThe White House lifted an executive hold on weapon sales to Egypt Tuesday, as part of a broader attempt to "modernize" the military relationship between the two countries.
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VA secretary to Montana veterans: We need to do moreVA secretary to Montana veterans: We need to do moreThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs needs to do more to make sure Montana veterans get the health care they need in a timely fashion, VA Secretary Robert McDonald told veterans in Helena on Tuesday.
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Lawsuit alleges Iran directed killing of U.S. soldiers in IraqLawsuit alleges Iran directed killing of U.S. soldiers in IraqThe families of three American soldiers killed during a brazen attack in Iraq are suing the Iranian government for allegedly orchestrating the raid.
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Motel 'party' with strangers preceded spy agency shootingMotel 'party' with strangers preceded spy agency shootingPolice say two cross-dressing men who crashed into a guarded entrance to the National Security Agency in a stolen car met the vehicle's owner in Baltimore before heading to a hotel to "party."
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Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy recordDress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy recordTwo cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday.
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Critics say the Obama administration's decision to reauthorize military aid shipments to Egypt sends the wrong message to adversaries in the region.
New details shed light on the two men who rammed a stolen SUV into the gate at NSA headquarters at Ft. Meade. One suspect was later killed and another was critically hurt in a shooting with NSA police.
A Florida Army veteran confronted a man panhandling after he noticed some discrepancies with his uniform.
Marine veteran Max Uriarte has become a leading voice in the post-9/11 military’s counter culture movement. As creator of the wildly popular web comic Terminal Lance — which also appears weekly in Marine Corps Times.
One person is reported dead and two are injured after a vehicle tried to ram the gates of the NSA headquarters at Fort Meade in Maryland Monday morning.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering changes to military enlistment standards and might also increase retention benefits.
The Delta IV launched into space Friday with astronaut Scott Kelly who will be on a year-long mission.
With the U.S. now launching airstrikes against ISIS in Tikrit, the three parties involved are making different claims about who is helping whom.
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.
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