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The funeral procession for Chief Special Warfare Operator Charles Keating IV makes its way down Sixth Avenue in Coronado, Calif. on its way to Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. Hundreds of San Diego residents lined the streets to pay their respects to Keating on May 13.<br>Richard A. Miller/DOD

Obama: Troops died in combat in Iraq

Three U.S. servicemembers who died fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq were killed in combat, President Barack Obama said Friday in an exclusive Q&A with Stars and Stripes.

17:44 May 27, 2016
Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson announces a 30-day period of unity and mourning for all U.S. military and Status of Forces Agreement personnel on Okinawa, at a press conference on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, May 28, 2016.<br>Jeremy Vought/U.S. Marine Corps Photo

Military officials call for unity among Marines, Okinawans

“We are at our best when we work together in crisis, in unified common cause, when we communicate openly and frankly,” said Lt. Gen. Lawrence D. Nicholson, speaking to the media on Saturday.

01:53 May 28, 2016
Clockwise from top left, Leonard Glenn Francis is seen with Vice Adm. Scott Buskirk, Adm Robert Willard, Adm. Mike Mullen and Adm. Samuel Locklear.<br>Courtesy photos obtained by The Washington Post

The man who seduced the 7th fleet: Fat Leonard's trail of corruption

The Navy investigators' target was not a terrorist, nor a spy for a foreign power, nor the kingpin of a drug cartel. But rather a 350-pound defense contractor nicknamed Fat Leonard, who had befriended a generation of Navy leaders with cigars and liquor whenever they made port calls in Asia.

13:16 May 27, 2016
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Doctors rip VA plan to give some nurses more authority

The Department of Veterans Affairs would dramatically expand the authority of nurses to treat patients without a doctor's supervision in a controversial proposal by the country's largest health-care system.

11:03 May 27, 2016
President Barack Obama stands for a moment of silence after laying a wreath at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27, 2016. Obama called on the world to pursue a long-term vision of a nuclear-free world Friday, as he became the first U.S. president ever to visit a Hiroshima memorial dedicated to those died in the world’s first wartime atomic bombing.<br>Erik Slavin/Stars and Stripes

'We come to mourn the dead,' Obama declares at Hiroshima

President Barack Obama called on the world to pursue a long-term vision of a nuclear-free world Friday, as he became the first U.S. president ever to visit a Hiroshima memorial dedicated to those died in the world’s first wartime atomic bombing.

10:30 May 27, 2016
An Aviation Ordnanceman aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman stands amid ordnance on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  The Truman carrier strike group has been extended in the 5th Fleet area of operations for 30 days to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.<br>Chris Church/Stars and Stripes;

Regular bomb resupply vital for carrier ops against Islamic State

Behind every bomb dropped by a carrier’s warplanes on the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, are thousands of sailors and aviation ordnancemen involved in resupplying the ship at sea and assembling the bombs aboard the flattop.

11:43 May 27, 2016

 

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