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Christopher Paul Hasson, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist, called for "focused violence" to "establish a white homeland" and dreamed of ways to "kill almost every last person on earth," according to court records.



VA says it made a 'mistake' using gender-neutral motto

The motto, which has been the same for nearly 60 years, has been a point of recent controversy. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, a national veterans organization, described the motto as sexist, outdated and exclusionary.


Nonprofit in dispute over Marine’s Medal of Honor agrees in principle to hometown display

The family of Marine Maj. Henry Courtney Jr. has been seeking the return of his medal from the Valley Forge-based Freedoms Foundation since around 2015.


New recon Marines learn the ropes during Okinawa shoot-house training

Shoot-house exercises are part of a broader firearms training called a “shoot package” that includes live-fire barricade drills in which Marines must shoot targets between small openings in walls.


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New wave of troops arriving at the border this week

Active-duty servicemembers are deploying to the U.S. southern border this week to begin laying more wire barriers, officials with U.S. Army North said. They will join about 2,300 personnel deployed in Texas, Arizona and California.


New York Air National Guardsman accused of impersonating CIA agent to impress woman

According to court documents, Staff Sgt. Ryan Houghtalen told a woman he met at church that her life was in danger, he was a CIA agent, and that they were both targets of ISIS.


Museum officials: Vandals try to burn a Confederate statue, but it was the wrong General Lee

Officials at the William C. Lee Airborne Museum in Dunn believe “some jerk punk” mistook the the founder of the U.S. Army Airborne for Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.



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Dems' measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

Formally introducing the measure sets up a vote by the full House likely by mid-March, perhaps as soon as next week, because of a timeline spelled out by law. Initial passage by the Democratic-run House seems assured.


Nearly 100 aircraft, thousands of troops deploy to Guam for three-nation Cope North drills

Pacific Air Forces’ largest multilateral exercise, which kicked off Monday, is designed to enhance air operations among the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force.


Russia releases video of new underwater drone

The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video showing a test of a new nuclear-powered underwater drone that Russian President Vladimir Putin says is immune to interception.


Iraq says it will continue sanctions-busting imports from Iran

Iraq is close to finalizing a deal that will allow it to import Iranian energy despite American sanctions by avoiding the U.S. dollar, an Iraqi official said.


South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

The "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption, said the United Nations on Wednesday.


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Dems' measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

Formally introducing the measure sets up a vote by the full House likely by mid-March, perhaps as soon as next week, because of a timeline spelled out by law. Initial passage by the Democratic-run House seems assured.


Nearly 100 aircraft, thousands of troops deploy to Guam for three-nation Cope North drills

Pacific Air Forces’ largest multilateral exercise, which kicked off Monday, is designed to enhance air operations among the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps as well as the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force.


Russia releases video of new underwater drone

The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video showing a test of a new nuclear-powered underwater drone that Russian President Vladimir Putin says is immune to interception.


Iraq says it will continue sanctions-busting imports from Iran

Iraq is close to finalizing a deal that will allow it to import Iranian energy despite American sanctions by avoiding the U.S. dollar, an Iraqi official said.


South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

The "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption, said the United Nations on Wednesday.



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Marine veteran recalls ‘humor in combat’ over hot chocolate on Iwo Jima anniversary

Don Graves, 93, was an assault squad leader who traded his flamethrower for an M1 Garand rifle because the Japanese “were hunkered down and they’d come running at night,” the former corporal said in a video the Marine Corps posted to Facebook on Tuesday.



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Official explains what happened during the false report of a shooter at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Confusion reigned after Portsmouth police told reporters the active shooter was a false alarm before the Navy had published an update confirming it. A spokeswoman for Norfolk Naval Shipyard answered questions about what happened.


Air Force Academy installs thousands of cameras for cadet safety

Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, the academy’s superintendent, said that the cameras will help to build a “culture of accountability” and help instill a sense of responsibility among the cadets.


New wave of troops arriving at the border this week

Active-duty servicemembers are deploying to the U.S. southern border this week to begin laying more wire barriers, officials with U.S. Army North said. They will join about 2,300 personnel deployed in Texas, Arizona and California.


Coast Guard lieutenant is a 'domestic terrorist' who compiled hit list, investigators say

Christopher Paul Hasson, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist, called for "focused violence" to "establish a white homeland" and dreamed of ways to "kill almost every last person on earth," according to court records.


New recon Marines learn the ropes during Okinawa shoot-house training

Shoot-house exercises are part of a broader firearms training called a “shoot package” that includes live-fire barricade drills in which Marines must shoot targets between small openings in walls.


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Official explains what happened during the false report of a shooter at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Confusion reigned after Portsmouth police told reporters the active shooter was a false alarm before the Navy had published an update confirming it. A spokeswoman for Norfolk Naval Shipyard answered questions about what happened.


Air Force Academy installs thousands of cameras for cadet safety

Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, the academy’s superintendent, said that the cameras will help to build a “culture of accountability” and help instill a sense of responsibility among the cadets.


New wave of troops arriving at the border this week

Active-duty servicemembers are deploying to the U.S. southern border this week to begin laying more wire barriers, officials with U.S. Army North said. They will join about 2,300 personnel deployed in Texas, Arizona and California.


Coast Guard lieutenant is a 'domestic terrorist' who compiled hit list, investigators say

Christopher Paul Hasson, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist, called for "focused violence" to "establish a white homeland" and dreamed of ways to "kill almost every last person on earth," according to court records.


New recon Marines learn the ropes during Okinawa shoot-house training

Shoot-house exercises are part of a broader firearms training called a “shoot package” that includes live-fire barricade drills in which Marines must shoot targets between small openings in walls.



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DODEA-Europe girls basketball - Day 1

Favorites run the table across the divisions

Stuttgart, Sigonella, Brussels move on, while other top seeds impressive in first day of action.


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DODEA-Europe girls basketball - Day 1

Favorites run the table across the divisions

Stuttgart, Sigonella, Brussels move on, while other top seeds impressive in first day of action.