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A U.S. airstrike on an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia on Tuesday killed more than 100 of the al-Qaida-aligned militants, according to U.S. Africa Command.



Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as US investigates ambush

U.S. military officials investigating the deadly ambush on an Army Special Forces team in Niger last month discovered additional remains of an American soldier killed in the attack while combing the scene for evidence, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.


House Veterans committee chairman takes oversight on the road

Members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs have conducted 23 visits between January and September — many of them to VA facilities accused of wrongdoing. Rep. Phil Roe has been part of about a dozen of those visits, including a three-state trip that began Friday.


Vandals strike vehicles, homes affiliated with the US military on Okinawa

A number of U.S. military affiliated vehicles and apartment buildings were vandalized over the weekend, shortly after a fatal vehicle accident involving a Marine and a Japanese national.



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Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.


Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers

Servicemembers in Japan can expect a ban on alcoholic beverages to last at least through Thanksgiving, a wing commander told troops Tuesday in western Tokyo.


DPAA to investigate whether British remains from Korean War are actually American

United Nations Command has sent the remains of an unknown British servicemember killed in the Korean War to the United States to find out whether he may actually be an American.



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CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

PBS has also ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.


Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers

Servicemembers in Japan can expect a ban on alcoholic beverages to last at least through Thanksgiving, a wing commander told troops Tuesday in western Tokyo.


French police arrest 3 in probe into Charlie Hebdo attack

French counterterrorism police have arrested three people in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris.


Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.


Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as US investigates ambush

U.S. military officials investigating the deadly ambush on an Army Special Forces team in Niger last month discovered additional remains of an American soldier killed in the attack while combing the scene for evidence, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.


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CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

PBS has also ended its partnership with Charlie Rose, host of its long-running interview show, after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.


Booze ban likely means a dry Thanksgiving for Japan-based servicemembers

Servicemembers in Japan can expect a ban on alcoholic beverages to last at least through Thanksgiving, a wing commander told troops Tuesday in western Tokyo.


French police arrest 3 in probe into Charlie Hebdo attack

French counterterrorism police have arrested three people in an investigation into the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in Paris.


Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.


Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as US investigates ambush

U.S. military officials investigating the deadly ambush on an Army Special Forces team in Niger last month discovered additional remains of an American soldier killed in the attack while combing the scene for evidence, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.



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Volunteers need your help putting faces to names of Vietnam dead

Claude Roberts’ name is on the iconic Vietnam Memorial wall in Washington, but a group wanted to know what he looked like. It’s hoping people who knew him will donate photos of him to the “Wall. Faces.”



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Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.


Argentina says flares seen by US aircraft are unlikely to be from submarine

The ARA San Juan submarine went missing Wednesday. More than a dozen international vessels and aircraft have joined in a maritime search that has become a race against the clock.


2 months later, more questions than answers after Marine was shot near Beaufort

A Marine who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in September is back on active duty and working, according to the Corps, but investigators haven’t filed any charges yet.


Defense bill includes over $300 million for Hawaii

The $700 billion defense policy bill just passed by Congress states that North Korea nuclear and missile tests “constitute a grave and imminent threat” to Asia-Pacific security and calls for expansion of radar systems and a “sequenced approach” to the defense of Hawaii.


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Pentagon budget calls for $143 million buildup at Jordan air base

The Pentagon wants to pump $143 million into upgrades at a strategic air base in Jordan, more than any other overseas Air Force operational site, as the military moves to expand drone and fighter flights in the region.


Argentina says flares seen by US aircraft are unlikely to be from submarine

The ARA San Juan submarine went missing Wednesday. More than a dozen international vessels and aircraft have joined in a maritime search that has become a race against the clock.


2 months later, more questions than answers after Marine was shot near Beaufort

A Marine who suffered multiple gunshot wounds in September is back on active duty and working, according to the Corps, but investigators haven’t filed any charges yet.


Defense bill includes over $300 million for Hawaii

The $700 billion defense policy bill just passed by Congress states that North Korea nuclear and missile tests “constitute a grave and imminent threat” to Asia-Pacific security and calls for expansion of radar systems and a “sequenced approach” to the defense of Hawaii.



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Navy football now focuses on winning record, beating Army

For the Navy football program, this season has come down to accomplishing two remaining goals: Winning season. Beating Army.