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The event also marked the centennial of the Battle of Belleau Wood, where Marines and Army troops fought a bloody battle against German forces in World War I.



Medics start using scanner that could detect TBI earlier

The device, partially funded by the DOD, can read brain currents. It shows on a smartphone-like display whether a brain scan looks like those of people with Traumatic Brain Injuries.


US, Korean leaders revive summit hopes, but skepticism high

Experts said President Donald Trump’s abrupt cancellation last week of the June 12 meeting may already have damaged the U.S. negotiating position as it seeks to force the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program.


Veteran: Army Security Agency work was secret, but service should be memorialized

The work of the intelligence services is by nature secret, but veterans of the Army Security Agency — which served in World War II through the Cold War — are hoping to find some recognition for their service to their country in the form of a monument.


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Fort Bragg-based soldier dies in Kosovo

The staff sergeant died Thursday from a noncombat-related incident at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, the Pentagon said Friday.


Imperfect answers: A son killed in action and his parents ask why

When Army Spc. Gabriel D. Conde deployed to Afghanistan in September 2017, his father, Bob, tried to read up on the war, but the news accounts never really made sense. They didn't explain what Gabe was fighting for. Ten days after Gabe's death, Bob would hear directly from the men who had been there.


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Dunford urges West Point graduates to embrace change

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday to "embrace the constant changes" facing the military as the best route to success.



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Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

After a brief government shutdown earlier this year, Democrats and Republicans now agree on the need for budgeting day-to-day operations of government by the old-fashioned way: weeks of open debate and amendments that empower rank-and-file lawmakers.


Austrian leader backs role for EU border agency in Africa

Austria will take over the European Union's rotating presidency in July. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's governing coalition took office in December after a campaign in which both partners talked tough on migration.


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ANALYSIS

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

After a brief government shutdown earlier this year, Democrats and Republicans now agree on the need for budgeting day-to-day operations of government by the old-fashioned way: weeks of open debate and amendments that empower rank-and-file lawmakers.


Austrian leader backs role for EU border agency in Africa

Austria will take over the European Union's rotating presidency in July. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's governing coalition took office in December after a campaign in which both partners talked tough on migration.



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VA turns to foster care for veterans instead of nursing homes

The $20.7 million-per-year Medical Foster Home program provides housing and care for more than 1,000 veterans in 42 states and Puerto Rico, serving as an alternative to nursing home care for those who cannot live safely on their own.



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Marines and locals mark Memorial Day at Belleau

The event also marked the centennial of the Battle of Belleau Wood, where Marines and Army troops fought a bloody battle against German forces in World War I.


Davis-Monthan remains strong despite uncertainty, outgoing commander says

Despite lingering concerns over plans to phase out the A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, one of the mainstay missions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, outgoing commander Col Scott Campbell says the base remains strong even as it clinched its second award as the Air Force's top installation.


Navy submarine with 99 sailors mysteriously disappeared 50 years ago

Russ Fennick was just 3 months old when Navy Seaman William R. Fennick left Norfolk aboard the USS Scorpion on a routine deployment to the Mediterranean. He has seen his father only in photos since.


All American Week draws to a close as 82nd Airborne names top battalion

At the end of three days of steady competition — from tug of war to bloody bouts on Towle Stadium — the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment emerged from All American Week as the top battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division.


Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for business

Stations in Scituate, Mass., Block Island, R.I., and Fishers Island, N.Y., will remain open through Labor Day to conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions.


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Marines and locals mark Memorial Day at Belleau

The event also marked the centennial of the Battle of Belleau Wood, where Marines and Army troops fought a bloody battle against German forces in World War I.


Davis-Monthan remains strong despite uncertainty, outgoing commander says

Despite lingering concerns over plans to phase out the A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, one of the mainstay missions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, outgoing commander Col Scott Campbell says the base remains strong even as it clinched its second award as the Air Force's top installation.


Navy submarine with 99 sailors mysteriously disappeared 50 years ago

Russ Fennick was just 3 months old when Navy Seaman William R. Fennick left Norfolk aboard the USS Scorpion on a routine deployment to the Mediterranean. He has seen his father only in photos since.


All American Week draws to a close as 82nd Airborne names top battalion

At the end of three days of steady competition — from tug of war to bloody bouts on Towle Stadium — the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment emerged from All American Week as the top battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division.


Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for business

Stations in Scituate, Mass., Block Island, R.I., and Fishers Island, N.Y., will remain open through Labor Day to conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions.