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The Army is revamping the way it recruits after missing its recruiting goal in 2018 for the first time in more than a decade. It plans to build on 2019 efforts to refocus its recruiting system and marketing strategy to better connect with Generation Z — those born from the mid-1990s and about 2010 — who have grown up in a digital world.



US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after island reelects separatist leader

The Yokosuka-based guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh sailed through the strait on Thursday, demonstrating “the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. Joe Keiley said Monday. He called the transit “routine.”


While social media jokes about uniforms and logos, Space Force is getting ready to fight wars, senior NCO says

It’s fun to talk about Space Force uniforms and blasting troops into orbit, but the first priority for the new service branch is getting capabilities to warfighters, a top Space Force enlisted leader said.


Two more Navy aircraft carriers to bring $1.6 billion economic boost to San Diego in 2020

San Diego is poised to become the home port of three Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carriers in 2020, tripling the carrier footprint in the region and bringing a $1.6 billion-per-year boost to the local economy.



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Military Matters Review: Cannabis

Looking back at the inaugural episode of Military Matters, hosts Desmon Farris and Rod Rodriguez discuss the response it has received, misconceptions that persist about cannabis, ongoing research and the plant's potential medical and addiction complications.


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FBI: Saudi Arabia 'almost certainly' helps citizens charged with crimes flee the US

Saudi Arabia has long denied involvement cases that appear to be extractions. But the FBI said that officials of the Persian Gulf nation "almost certainly" help their citizens accused of committing crimes to flee the United States.


South Korea to send destroyer to Strait of Hormuz amid tensions between US, Iran

Seoul faced a dilemma in trying to balance a need to support its decades-old ally the United States and avoid alienating Iran, one of the few countries to have diplomatic relations with both North and South Korea.


As US-Japan defense treaty turns 60, experts call for more Japanese investment in US alliance

The calls for more commitment from Japan mirror a statement from President Donald Trump commemorating the anniversary of the U.S.-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security.


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While social media jokes about uniforms and logos, Space Force is getting ready to fight wars, senior NCO says

It’s fun to talk about Space Force uniforms and blasting troops into orbit, but the first priority for the new service branch is getting capabilities to warfighters, a top Space Force enlisted leader said.


Lev Parnas’ feverish texts show his wide reach among Ukraine’s oligarchs and political elite

The Florida businessman has said he was part of a multipronged effort led by former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani to help President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and to damage a political opponent, former vice president Joe Biden.


Pressure builds against the Pentagon as it weighs reducing troop numbers in Africa

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has undertaken a review of each geographic combatant command, its missions and assignments and will assess whether allies and partner nations can take on more responsibilities, said Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman.


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While social media jokes about uniforms and logos, Space Force is getting ready to fight wars, senior NCO says

It’s fun to talk about Space Force uniforms and blasting troops into orbit, but the first priority for the new service branch is getting capabilities to warfighters, a top Space Force enlisted leader said.


Lev Parnas’ feverish texts show his wide reach among Ukraine’s oligarchs and political elite

The Florida businessman has said he was part of a multipronged effort led by former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani to help President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and to damage a political opponent, former vice president Joe Biden.


Pressure builds against the Pentagon as it weighs reducing troop numbers in Africa

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has undertaken a review of each geographic combatant command, its missions and assignments and will assess whether allies and partner nations can take on more responsibilities, said Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman.



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French government grants knighthood to NC World War II veteran

Paul Prewitt Prewitt, 99, who served under Gen. George S. Patton during his 2½ years of duty in Europe during World War II, was made a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor by the French government.



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While social media jokes about uniforms and logos, Space Force is getting ready to fight wars, senior NCO says

It’s fun to talk about Space Force uniforms and blasting troops into orbit, but the first priority for the new service branch is getting capabilities to warfighters, a top Space Force enlisted leader said.


Fallen Marine's widow, children receive new, free home in Texas

Lorena Mendez is the widow of Marine Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez-Hernandez, who enlisted in the Marines in 2010 and was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011. He was 22 years old.


US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after island reelects separatist leader

The Yokosuka-based guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh sailed through the strait on Thursday, demonstrating “the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. Joe Keiley said Monday. He called the transit “routine.”


White House Homeland Security adviser being shifted out of job

Rear Adm. Peter Brown, President Donald Trump’s third homeland security and counterterrorism adviser, is being moved out of his role after about six months, said four people familiar with the issue.


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While social media jokes about uniforms and logos, Space Force is getting ready to fight wars, senior NCO says

It’s fun to talk about Space Force uniforms and blasting troops into orbit, but the first priority for the new service branch is getting capabilities to warfighters, a top Space Force enlisted leader said.


Fallen Marine's widow, children receive new, free home in Texas

Lorena Mendez is the widow of Marine Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez-Hernandez, who enlisted in the Marines in 2010 and was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2011. He was 22 years old.


US sends warship through Taiwan Strait days after island reelects separatist leader

The Yokosuka-based guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh sailed through the strait on Thursday, demonstrating “the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. Joe Keiley said Monday. He called the transit “routine.”


White House Homeland Security adviser being shifted out of job

Rear Adm. Peter Brown, President Donald Trump’s third homeland security and counterterrorism adviser, is being moved out of his role after about six months, said four people familiar with the issue.



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What you need to know about Super Bowl LIV

The Chiefs will face they the 49ers, who hadn't finished with a winning record in five years before they burst onto the scene with a balanced offense and dominant defensive line.


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What you need to know about Super Bowl LIV

The Chiefs will face they the 49ers, who hadn't finished with a winning record in five years before they burst onto the scene with a balanced offense and dominant defensive line.