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  1. In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley (shown)  and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Nicole Tung

    Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

    In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  2. Holding Pattern: US Army Gen. Charles Jacoby, commander of US Northern Command, said it's 'virtually impossible' to make strategic decisions due to budget uncertainty. MANDEL NGAN / AFP/Getty Images

    After months on back burner, sequester fears return

    For the past three years, US military officials have frequently voiced opposition to defense budget caps that went into effect in 2013.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  3. Army doctor promotes use of tourniquets

    An Army Reserve doctor and nationally recognized trauma surgeon is pressing for broader availability of tourniquets in the pockets of every U.S. first responder and staged alongside portable defibrillators in offices, shopping malls and elsewhere.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  4. Mich. county considers missile defense system

    Kalamazoo County officials will decide whether to ask the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a ballistic missile defense system at Fort Custer Training Center.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  5. Image from video released by Islamic State militants that appears to show the beheading of James Foley, a U.S. photojournalist who was kidnapped in Syria in November 2012. Islamic State video

    British national may have beheaded U.S. journalist

    The apparent beheading of American photojournalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  6. Commentary: Tech, vocational schools serve vital need

    By early 2015, tens of thousands of troops will have returned stateside after more than a decade of military engagement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  7. Military kids' education may turn on 2 studies

    Two studies that could affect the future of military children's education are in their final stages, officials said.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  8. Veterans of the decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga salute the vessel during a farewell ceremony Aug. 8 at Naval Station Newport in Newport, R.I. The Saratoga will soon be towed to Texas to be dismantled. Jennifer McDermott / AP

    USS Saratoga to be hauled away, scrapped

    The decommissioned USS Saratoga aircraft carrier is set to be hauled away from Rhode Island and brought to Texas to be scrapped.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  9. Iraqi Shiite fighters, loyal to Muslim Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, take part in military and first aid training on Tuesday, in the shrine city of Najaf, in central Iraq. Haidar Hamdani / AFP via Getty Images

    Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

    Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N.

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  10. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry points a finger as he arrives Aug. 11 in Sydney. In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called Kerry a wild dog with a 'hideous lantern jaw.' Peter Parks / AP

    North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

    In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a 'hideous lantern jaw.'

    • Aug. 20, 2014
  11. Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) sort through donated non-perishable food items during a community service project at the Bremerton Food Line food bank in Bremerton, Wash, in 2013. MC2 Lauren Howes / Navy

    DoD questions military data in food bank study

    The Pentagon's personnel chief is taking exception to statistics from a recent study that concluded 25 percent of military households use food banks.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  12. Smoke rises on Aug. 18 during airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants at the Mosul Dam outside Mosul, Iraq. Boosted by two days of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Monday wrested back control of the country's largest dam from Islamic militants, a military spokesman in Baghdad said, as fighting was reported to be underway for the rest of the strategic facility. Khalid Mohammed / AP

    U.S. mission in Iraq could expand, Pentagon official says

    The mission for U.S. troops in Iraq to help Kurdish and Iraqi security forces in their fight against Islamic militants remains limited for now, but may expand after Iraqi leaders form a new government, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  13. Jackie Chavis looks at the new USAF Security Forces Museum exhibit honoring the eight Security Forces Airmen killed in conflict since 2005. Mrs. Chavis's son, Airman 1st Class LeeBernard Chavis, is among the Airmen honored by the exhibit, 'Into the 21st Century.' Airman Chavis was killed Oct. 14, 2006, while on duty in Baghdad. Robbin Cresswell / Air Force

    Security Forces Museum, closed Friday, is already missed

    A plan to shutter the Security Forces Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland this month and reopen it as early as 2017 as part of a sprawling enlisted heritage and character development center has left members of the Air Force's largest career fiel

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  14. A Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces type 90 tank fires Tuesday during an exercise at the Higashi-Fuji training ground in Gotemba. A total of 2,300 personnel, 80 tanks and armored vehicles, 20 aircraft and 600 vehicles are participating in the exercise. Toshifumi Kitamura / AFP via Getty Images

    Japan military holds drill as its role expands

    Japan's military is showcasing its ability to defend remote islands, as its role expands at home and abroad under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  15. American journalist James Foley, shown here in Syria in 2012. Manu Brabo

    Islamic State claims execution of American as retaliation for Iraq airstrikes

    A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  16. More than half of the US Air Force's F-16D fleet has been grounded after cracks were discovered in a routine inspection. Chad Bellay / Lockheed Martin

    Air Force grounds 82 F-16Ds after cracks discovered

    The Air Force has grounded over half of its F-16D Fighting Falcons, the service's Air Combat Command (ACC) announced Tuesday.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  17. Verdicts released for July courts-martial

    The Navy has published the results of special and general courts-martial tried in July 36 verdicts in all.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  18. Christopher Brandon Lee San Bernardino County Sheriff / AP

    Former Twentynine Palms Marine searched Internet about body disposal

    The former Marine accused of killing Erin Corwin admitted searching the Internet about how to dispose of a body, and .22-caliber cartridge casings at the mine shaft where she was found matched those found in his Jeep and home, according to an arrest warrant filed in California Superior Court.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  19. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert released his 'Navigation Plan' on Tuesday. It will serve as a guide to Greenert's budget priorities for the next four years. MC2 Martin L. Carey / Navy

    CNO Greenert calls for boosting deployed ship presence

    More time forward and more chances to serve in the Pacific and in the Middle East; that's the course the Navy's top officer is setting in his annual 'Navigation Plan' released Tuesday.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  20. September officer promotions announced

    Congratulations to the active component officers being promoted to the ranks of chief warrant officer 3 through colonel in September:

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  21. Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun makes a statement to the press outside Quantico Marine Base Va., in 2004. Hassoun initially disappeared from his unit during a 2004 deployment to Iraq. He then disappeared again in December 2004. Steve Helber / AP

    Investigative hearing set for alleged Marine deserter

    Marine officials have scheduled an Article 32 investigative hearing for Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, suspected of deserting his post twice, once in Iraq.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  22. U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Constellation sails into Hong Kong waters 20 August, 2001 with its six-ship battle group for port call. 15 American warships including the Constellation held naval exercise last Friday in South China Sea before visiting Hong Kong. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images) PETER PARKS / AFP/Getty Images

    USS Constellation takes final voyage to scrappers

    The aircraft carrier Constellation, which saw service from Vietnam to the Persian Gulf, paused along the California coast here while being towed on a final voyage to the scrap yard.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  23. Afghan National Security Forces soldiers prepare for a resupply mission in Afghanistan's Helmand province. There are reports that Afghan special forces troops have been engaging in peace talks with Taliban leaders. Spc. Brandon Thomas/Army

    Reports: Afghan special forces negotiating with Taliban in Sangin

    Reports about peace talks between Taliban leaders and Afghan special forces troops in Afghanistan's Helmand province have raised questions about security as coalition forces prepare to withdraw troops this year.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  24. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov receives airwarfare specialist certification during his deployment on the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis in early 2012. Courtesy of the Chepusov family

    Sailor, allegedly strangled to death by airman, remembered as caring

    Shortly before his death, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov received a medal for helping save a soldier's life.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
  25. Cadets look on as members of the United States men's national basketball team practice on Aug. 18 at Christl Arena at the U.S. Military Academy. Mike Groll / AP

    West Point pride: Coach K brings Team USA to alma mater

    In front of ESPN cameras and super-sized shoe-company logos Monday at West Point's Christl Arena, the U.S.

    • Aug. 19, 2014
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