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  1. Kennedy beats Bisping to stay perfect in UFC

    Like many fighters before him, Tim Kennedy wanted to shut Michael Bisping up.

    • Apr. 17, 2014
  2. Former Army Cpl. Chad Pfeifer lost his left leg above the knee in 2007 when a roadside bomb exploded during a patrol in Iraq. Benjamin Margiott/azcentral Sports)

    Iraq War amputee, now a club pro, set to play in celebrity golf tourney

    When Chad Pfeifer lost his left leg during his deployment with the Army in Iraq, he thought his days as a competitor were done.

    • Apr. 4, 2014
  3. A family member left a bouquet of lowers at the new plaque honoring the victims of the Navy Yard shooting on Opening Day at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on April 4. Mike Morones/Staff

    Washington Nationals unveil memorial to Navy Yard victims

    The Washington Nationals unveiled a memorial plaque Friday to the 12 Navy employees killed at the Navy Yard shooting in September.

    • Apr. 4, 2014
  4.  Manufacturer images

    2014 shotgun guide: See the standout new guns & ammo

    Firearms makers are rolling out a few new shotgun models and a number of product line extensions that show substantial tweaks to the original models.

    • Mar. 14, 2014
  5. Retired Army Sgt. Heath Calhoun, competing in Alpine skiing, is one of 18 military veterans representing the U.S. at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

    Paralympic powerhouses: Sochi-bound veterans boost biggest contingent yet

    With athletes ranging from an active-duty Navy SEAL injured in Afghanistan to a former Coast Guardsman paralyzed in a plane crash, the U.S.

    • Mar. 5, 2014
  6. U.S. bobsledders Capt. Chris Fogt and Army veteran Steven Holcomb can look ahead to the next winter Olympics, but the Army's Olympic training program could be sidelined. Airman Taylor Queen / Air Force

    Army's Olympians hope there's a next time

    As the fanfare of the 2014 Winter Games fades into memory, the squad of soldier-athletes and military coaches who competed for Team USA will spend the next few weeks on tour, visiting the White House to see President Obama, meeting top brass at the Pentag

    • Mar. 2, 2014
  7. The team from the United States USA-1, piloted by Steven Holcomb, left, and brakeman Steven Langton, celebrate their bronze medal win Feb. 17 after the men's two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Dita Alangkara / AP

    Army veteran medals in 2-man bobsled

    The mantra for all three USA bobsled teams going into the Sochi Olympics was 'prepare-to-podium.'

    • Feb. 17, 2014
  8. Bronze medal ends 62-year drought in two-man bobsled for U.S.

    In 2011, a 62-year-old bottle of Dalmore single malt whisky reportedly sold for $194,000 in Singapore.

    • Feb. 17, 2014
  9. Army Sgt. Nick Cunningham pilots a training run at the Sanki Sliding Center on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Alex Livesey/Getty Images

    Army bobsledders clock practice runs — races start Sunday

    The U.S. men's bobsled team is taking an advanced class on the Winter Olympics course at the Sanki Sliding Center — two minutes at a time.

    • Feb. 14, 2014
  10. The doubles team of Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall of the United States brake in the finish area during the men's doubles luge training session at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Natacha Pisarenko / AP

    Olympic luger, Army Sgt. Matt Mortensen boosts with weighted pullups

    With speeds topping more than 90 mph, luge is one of the most dangerous Olympic sports.

    • Feb. 11, 2014
  11. From front to back, Steve Holcomb, Curt Tomasevicz, Steve Langton, and Army Capt. Chris Fogt climb in to their sled during the United States four-man bobsled team trials in 2013. Holcomb and Vogt are two of the athletes competing in Sochi who have military ties. Rick Bowmer/AP

    Meet your military Olympians

    When Team USA arrives in Sochi in the coming days, it will be the largest contingent any nation has ever deployed to the Olympic Winter Games. Make no mistake, the Americans are invading.

    • Feb. 4, 2014
  12. The U.S.'s Steven Holcomb, Curtis Tomasevicz, Steven Langton and Christopher Fogt celebrate after the final competition race in the four-man bobsled World Cup competition in Germany on Jan. 26. CHRISTOF STACHE/ / AFP/Getty Images

    Night Train rides again: Army's bobsled legacy continues at the Winter Olympics

    Some might say don't mess with success, but don't tell that to Olympic bobsledding champion and Army veteran Steven Holcomb.

    • Feb. 3, 2014
  13. Soldier-athletes bound for Russia keep wary eye on threats

    Military athletes and coaches are heading to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, with a mixed sense of excitement and trepidation.

    • Feb. 3, 2014
  14. U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled coach Sgt. Bill Tavares (right) and Army National Guard Outstanding Athlete Program Sgt. Mike Kohn peruse a timing chart between runs at Park City, Utah. Tim Hipps/Army

    3 Olympic teams have soldiers on their coaching squads

    When Team USA's lugers get set to begin their high-speed quests for gold, pay close attention to who's whispering in their ear. Chances are it will be Staff Sgt. William Tavares, one of three soldiers now working full time as Olympic coaches.

    • Feb. 3, 2014
  15. Genghis Khan never had it so good. Yurt camping at Treebones Resort in Big Sur, Calif., has come a long way since the Mongol invasions. At right is an interior view of one of the resort's yurts. Courtesy of Treebones Resort

    Yurts take camping to the next level

    They were the go-to field tent for Genghis Khan's fabled cavalry as the Mongol hordes conquered Eurasia.

    • Jan. 15, 2014
  16. Former Lt. Billy Hurley III relives his days on the bridge of the destroyer Chung-Hoon on Wednesday, the day before beginning play in the Sony Open in Hawaii. Defense Department

    USNA grad-turned-golf pro visits former ship in Hawaii

    A day before he hit the links alongside fellow pro golfers Adam Scott, John Daly and Retief Goosen, a former Navy lieutenant stopped by his old ship.

    • Jan. 10, 2014
  17. Desperate to snap its long losing streak against its archrival, Army has hired former Navy assistant Jeff Monken as its 37th football coach. John Raoux / AP

    Army hires Jeff Monken as football coach

    Desperate to snap its long losing streak against its archrival, Army has hired former Navy assistant Jeff Monken as its 37th football coach.

    • Dec. 24, 2013
  18. Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy. Matt Rourke / AP

    Army fires Ellerson after 5 years, no wins vs Navy

    Army fired coach Rich Ellerson on Sunday after five seasons at West Point and no victories against Navy.

    • Dec. 16, 2013
  19. Toledo defensive tackle Treyvon Hester, right, chases Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds during a game in October. Reynolds has enjoyed a sensational sophomore season, running for 1,124 yards and 26 touchdowns. David Richard/AP

    Navy QB Reynolds has chance to put name in NCAA record book against Army

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. In just two seasons at the Naval Academy, Keenan Reynolds has already earned a reputation for exuding confidence and poise in pressure-filled situations.

    • Dec. 11, 2013
  20. The Washington Redskins honored Navajo Code Talkers for their service during Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers as part of Washington's annual military appreciation game. Washington Redskins

    Code Talker says Redskins name not derogatory

    A leader of the Navajo Code Talkers who appeared at a Washington Redskins home football game said Wednesday the team name is a symbol of loyalty and courage — not a slur as asserted by critics who want it changed.

    • Nov. 27, 2013
  21. The Washington Redskins honored Navajo Code Talkers for their service during Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers as part of Washington's annual military appreciation game. Washington Redskins

    Redskins criticized over Code Talkers appearance

    Washington's pro football team honored the Navajo Code Talkers of World II fame during a time out of its 'Monday Night Football' game. The team said it was part of the NFL's Salute to Service month as well as to Native American Heritage month.

    • Nov. 26, 2013
  22. Mets to wear camouflage jerseys for 5 home games

    The Mets will wear camouflage jerseys for five home games next year as part of a 'Military Monday' event that will include free tickets for U.S. servicemen and servicewomen.

    • Nov. 11, 2013
  23. Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds runs the ball against Hawaii on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Annapolis, Md. Navy won 42-28. Gail Burton / AP

    Reynolds, Navy run over Hawaii 42-28

    Even though Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo recruited Keenan Reynolds for his ability to throw the ball downfield, the sophomore quarterback continues to dazzle his opponents with his feet.

    • Nov. 10, 2013
  24. Girma Bedada, 33, a member of the national Ethiopian running team, holds his trophy high Sunday after winning the Marine Corps Marathon in 2:21:32. Marina Cracchiolo / Medill

    Ethiopian native takes top spot at Marine Corps Marathon

    While what was billed as the world's largest American flag waved before the opening ceremony of the 38th Annual Marine Corps Marathon Sunday, it was an Ethiopian native who took the top spot before a crowd of about 30,000.

    • Oct. 27, 2013
  25. Cynthia, 29, and Murdock Smith, 32, attend the Marine Corps Marathon health and wellness expo at the D.C. Armory. The couple, eye witnesses to the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing, are running the 38th Marine Corps Marathon. Misra Tanvi / Medill

    Boston bombing witnesses run Marine Corps Marathon

    On April 15, Cynthia Smith and her husband grabbed some post-lunch coffee and headed to a spot in front of the Lord and Taylor department store to watch the runners cross the finish line in the Boston Marathon.

    • Oct. 27, 2013
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