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Daniel Crowley often repeats two words as he recounts his experience as a prisoner of war being shipped from the Philippines to Japan in 1944: nightmare and lucky.



Mental health issues account for quarter of medical evacuations in 2017, report finds

The number of servicemembers medically evacuated from deployment in 2017 because of mental health issues was double that of years when operation tempos were far higher, a new study has found.


Sailor convicted of attempted child-sex crimes gets three years in prison

A USS Ronald Reagan sailor convicted of six sex crimes, including attempted sexual assault of a child, was dishonorably discharged Thursday and sentenced to three years in prison.


Stern of US destroyer found near Alaska as researchers map little-known campaign of WWII

Researchers are hoping the discovery of the USS Abner Read brings some awareness about the Aleutian Islands campaign to the American public. For families of the sailors who died, they want the finding to offer some solace.


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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.


Steelers legend Rocky Bleier 'Fighting Back' again, this time to benefit Vietnam vets

Pittsburgh Steelers four-time Superbowl champion and Vietnam veteran Rocky Bleier is re-releasing his biography, "Fighting Back," to benefit veterans. He is also taking his first trip back to Vietnam since being wounded there in 1969.


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Why the Korean War didn't end — and why it could now

The future of the two Koreas is still tightly tied to their past — in particular, to a war where the bulk of fighting stopped 65 years ago.



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Jury deliberations under way in fraud trial of Paul Manafort

Jurors began their deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The financial fraud trial calls on the dozen jurors to follow the complexities of foreign bank accounts and shell companies, loan regulations and tax rules.


Sailor convicted of attempted child-sex crimes gets three years in prison

A USS Ronald Reagan sailor convicted of six sex crimes, including attempted sexual assault of a child, was dishonorably discharged Thursday and sentenced to three years in prison.


Iceland hotel offers US military barracks theme experience to travelers

The Base Hotel and Hostel, at the former U.S. Naval Air Station Keflavik, tries to hold on to its American military heritage, by offering unique, military-themed lodgings.


After dozens of children die, Trump administration faces mounting pressure over Yemen war

Democratic members of the House and Senate have sent three separate letters in the past three days to officials at the Defense and State departments and in the intelligence community, asking for an accounting of American involvement in a conflict that critics say has exposed the U.S. government to claims of responsibility for thousands of civilian deaths.


In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism

The once-peaceful Burkina Faso, in the heart of West Africa, is finding itself uncomfortably at the center of a battle between extremists and a regional counterterror effort for which it is relatively unprepared.


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Jury deliberations under way in fraud trial of Paul Manafort

Jurors began their deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The financial fraud trial calls on the dozen jurors to follow the complexities of foreign bank accounts and shell companies, loan regulations and tax rules.


Sailor convicted of attempted child-sex crimes gets three years in prison

A USS Ronald Reagan sailor convicted of six sex crimes, including attempted sexual assault of a child, was dishonorably discharged Thursday and sentenced to three years in prison.


Iceland hotel offers US military barracks theme experience to travelers

The Base Hotel and Hostel, at the former U.S. Naval Air Station Keflavik, tries to hold on to its American military heritage, by offering unique, military-themed lodgings.


After dozens of children die, Trump administration faces mounting pressure over Yemen war

Democratic members of the House and Senate have sent three separate letters in the past three days to officials at the Defense and State departments and in the intelligence community, asking for an accounting of American involvement in a conflict that critics say has exposed the U.S. government to claims of responsibility for thousands of civilian deaths.


In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism

The once-peaceful Burkina Faso, in the heart of West Africa, is finding itself uncomfortably at the center of a battle between extremists and a regional counterterror effort for which it is relatively unprepared.




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Sailor convicted of attempted child-sex crimes gets three years in prison

A USS Ronald Reagan sailor convicted of six sex crimes, including attempted sexual assault of a child, was dishonorably discharged Thursday and sentenced to three years in prison.


Crews recover bodies of 2 men who drowned off Georgia beach

The Coast Guard, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and other agencies helped Tybee Island Fire and Rescue crews search for the two men, who went missing Monday evening.


USFK certifies safety improvements at Rodriguez range amid outrage over stray rounds

The U.S. military certified $12 million worth of safety improvements at the Rodriquez Live Fire Range near the border with North Korea after a series of recent stray round incidents sparked outrage in the local community.


Police ID 24-year-old Marine killed in motorcycle accident in South Carolina

The Marine, assigned to Air Station Beaufort, died Monday night after the motorcycle he was driving struck a tree, Beaufort County Deputy Coroner David Ott said.


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Sailor convicted of attempted child-sex crimes gets three years in prison

A USS Ronald Reagan sailor convicted of six sex crimes, including attempted sexual assault of a child, was dishonorably discharged Thursday and sentenced to three years in prison.


Crews recover bodies of 2 men who drowned off Georgia beach

The Coast Guard, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and other agencies helped Tybee Island Fire and Rescue crews search for the two men, who went missing Monday evening.


USFK certifies safety improvements at Rodriguez range amid outrage over stray rounds

The U.S. military certified $12 million worth of safety improvements at the Rodriquez Live Fire Range near the border with North Korea after a series of recent stray round incidents sparked outrage in the local community.


Police ID 24-year-old Marine killed in motorcycle accident in South Carolina

The Marine, assigned to Air Station Beaufort, died Monday night after the motorcycle he was driving struck a tree, Beaufort County Deputy Coroner David Ott said.



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Steelers legend Rocky Bleier 'Fighting Back' again, this time to benefit Vietnam vets

Pittsburgh Steelers four-time Superbowl champion and Vietnam veteran Rocky Bleier is re-releasing his biography, "Fighting Back," to benefit veterans. He is also taking his first trip back to Vietnam since being wounded there in 1969.


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Steelers legend Rocky Bleier 'Fighting Back' again, this time to benefit Vietnam vets

Pittsburgh Steelers four-time Superbowl champion and Vietnam veteran Rocky Bleier is re-releasing his biography, "Fighting Back," to benefit veterans. He is also taking his first trip back to Vietnam since being wounded there in 1969.