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Backlash was swift after then-acting US Attorney spoke on '60 Minutes' about Capitol riot probe

Just hours after the interview aired, the Justice Department under the new Biden administration opened an internal probe of Michael Sherwin for his appearance on the CBS News show and his comments about the massive investigation.


An Army trailblazer set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift.

One of the Army's most celebrated trailblazers watched with concern as her service began revising its new combat fitness test. To Griest, who made history in 2015 as one of the first two women to graduate the Army's famously difficult Ranger School, the adjustment is regrettable.


Air Force dedicates nose art on KC-135 at RAF Mildenhall to late WWII crew chief

The Air Force has dedicated nose art on a KC-135 Stratotanker in memory of a World War II crew chief who helped the allied effort in Europe by keeping the B-17s of the 100th Bombardment Group mission-ready.




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Episode 9: Service members vs. the vaccine

All Department of Defense personnel and beneficiaries have been eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as of April 19, but many service members have declined to take it.

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DC ceremony marks the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

Veterans, service members. dignitaries — and, after a year of canceled ceremonies, members of the public — gathered at the National World War II Memorial Saturday morning to mark the anniversary of the end of fighting in Europe.


Most of Pentagon billions moved to border wall not recoverable

Most of the nearly $10 billion that the Trump administration diverted from the armed services to build barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border will never be seen again, Pentagon and congressional officials confirmed Friday.


Drone attack targets Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties

The pre-dawn attack damaged a hangar, tweeted coalition spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto. He said the attack was under investigation.



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From Texas dental office to Canadian tundra, here's where space debris has crashed to earth

With oceans and unpopulated areas covering much of the globe, it's statistically unlikely that any piece of falling space junk would land in someone's suburban backyard. But it's also not outside the realm of the possibility.


Navy confirms 1,000-gallon fuel release at Red Hill

The Navy said it is investigating the cause of the release and "is fully committed to environmental stewardship and continues to work closely with federal and state agencies."


Paratroopers jump into Estonia during ‘complex but awesome’ nighttime drill

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division dropped into Estonia early Saturday during an exercise meant to test their ability to communicate and cooperate with each other and their allies.


US Navy seizes arms shipment in Arabian Sea amid Yemen war

The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment hidden aboard a vessel in the Arabian Sea, the latest such interdiction by sailors amid the long-running war in Yemen.


In Libya, mass murder and the sin of silence

When the militiamen abducted Abdul Ali al-Falus and his four sons last year, their family had every reason to fear the worst. By then, the Kaniyat militia had killed scores and perhaps hundreds of civilians in this pastoral town.


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From Texas dental office to Canadian tundra, here's where space debris has crashed to earth

With oceans and unpopulated areas covering much of the globe, it's statistically unlikely that any piece of falling space junk would land in someone's suburban backyard. But it's also not outside the realm of the possibility.


Navy confirms 1,000-gallon fuel release at Red Hill

The Navy said it is investigating the cause of the release and "is fully committed to environmental stewardship and continues to work closely with federal and state agencies."


Paratroopers jump into Estonia during ‘complex but awesome’ nighttime drill

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division dropped into Estonia early Saturday during an exercise meant to test their ability to communicate and cooperate with each other and their allies.


US Navy seizes arms shipment in Arabian Sea amid Yemen war

The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment hidden aboard a vessel in the Arabian Sea, the latest such interdiction by sailors amid the long-running war in Yemen.


In Libya, mass murder and the sin of silence

When the militiamen abducted Abdul Ali al-Falus and his four sons last year, their family had every reason to fear the worst. By then, the Kaniyat militia had killed scores and perhaps hundreds of civilians in this pastoral town.



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French court to decide landmark case against makers of Vietnam War chemicals

The case has pitched Tran To Nga against 14 companies. If the court sides with the companies, it would crush hopes for what activists see as a chance for accountability. But if the court rules for Tran, she would be the first Vietnamese civilian to win such a case.



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Graduation day for first women to attend Marine boot camp in San Diego

Until now, all women enlistees in the Marine Corps trained at the service's East Coast boot camp in South Carolina — and, until recently, trained in segregated companies away from their male counterparts.


Former crew member campaigns to stop sale of historic Coast Guard cutter to Indonesia

A Coast Guard cutter with an historic tie to 9/11 may be headed to Indonesia, but a former crew member wants it preserved as a memorial to the terrorist attacks in New York City.


An Army trailblazer set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift.

One of the Army's most celebrated trailblazers watched with concern as her service began revising its new combat fitness test. To Griest, who made history in 2015 as one of the first two women to graduate the Army's famously difficult Ranger School, the adjustment is regrettable.


Air Force dedicates nose art on KC-135 at RAF Mildenhall to late WWII crew chief

The Air Force has dedicated nose art on a KC-135 Stratotanker in memory of a World War II crew chief who helped the allied effort in Europe by keeping the B-17s of the 100th Bombardment Group mission-ready.


US Navy seizes arms shipment in Arabian Sea amid Yemen war

The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment hidden aboard a vessel in the Arabian Sea, the latest such interdiction by sailors amid the long-running war in Yemen.


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Graduation day for first women to attend Marine boot camp in San Diego

Until now, all women enlistees in the Marine Corps trained at the service's East Coast boot camp in South Carolina — and, until recently, trained in segregated companies away from their male counterparts.


Former crew member campaigns to stop sale of historic Coast Guard cutter to Indonesia

A Coast Guard cutter with an historic tie to 9/11 may be headed to Indonesia, but a former crew member wants it preserved as a memorial to the terrorist attacks in New York City.


An Army trailblazer set her sights on a new target. The reaction highlights a deep rift.

One of the Army's most celebrated trailblazers watched with concern as her service began revising its new combat fitness test. To Griest, who made history in 2015 as one of the first two women to graduate the Army's famously difficult Ranger School, the adjustment is regrettable.


Air Force dedicates nose art on KC-135 at RAF Mildenhall to late WWII crew chief

The Air Force has dedicated nose art on a KC-135 Stratotanker in memory of a World War II crew chief who helped the allied effort in Europe by keeping the B-17s of the 100th Bombardment Group mission-ready.


US Navy seizes arms shipment in Arabian Sea amid Yemen war

The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment hidden aboard a vessel in the Arabian Sea, the latest such interdiction by sailors amid the long-running war in Yemen.



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As Team USA athletes prepare for no families at Tokyo Olympics, one sport gets creative

While the announcement that no international spectators will be permitted at this summer's Tokyo Olympics was expected for some time now, it's still a gut punch. "It's gonna suck not having friends and family there, but (I) totally understand," beach volleyball star April Ross said.


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As Team USA athletes prepare for no families at Tokyo Olympics, one sport gets creative

While the announcement that no international spectators will be permitted at this summer's Tokyo Olympics was expected for some time now, it's still a gut punch. "It's gonna suck not having friends and family there, but (I) totally understand," beach volleyball star April Ross said.