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Seaman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak, 21, was an aviation boatswain’s mate from West Windsor, New Jersey. He had served aboard the Bush since August 2017, four months after he enlisted in the service.



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Paratroopers fill the sky as war games start in Germany

About 1,000 "sky soldiers" from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and allied forces jumped out of U.S. and Italian C-130 aircraft behind a fictitious enemy’s lines during Saber Junction.


Students using GI Bill receive incorrect housing payments due to VA technical errors

Veterans who started the 2018-2019 school year last month received incorrect payments caused by delays at the VA Office of Information and Technology with complying to new rules on how stipends are calculated.


Child porn investigation, not aliens, triggered solar observatory closure, documents show

What appears to have triggered the observatory's complete shutdown was a janitor that had allegedly been using the observatory's WiFi to download and distribute child pornography, according to newly unsealed court documents.


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Marines roll out lightweight jungle uniform

A new tropical uniform, which has been described as “like pajamas,” is being field tested. It's based on the same design as the current Marine Corps combat utilities, but made of a lighter material designed to dry faster and keep Marines cooler.


Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


Soldier killed in Afghanistan remembered at funeral as caring leader and friend

Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy Bolyard was remembered in his hometown of Grafton, W.Va. Wednesday as a caring, friendly soldier who commanded respect from everyone he met.



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Child porn investigation, not aliens, triggered solar observatory closure, documents show

What appears to have triggered the observatory's complete shutdown was a janitor that had allegedly been using the observatory's WiFi to download and distribute child pornography, according to newly unsealed court documents.


Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


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Paratroopers fill the sky as war games start in Germany

About 1,000 "sky soldiers" from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and allied forces jumped out of U.S. and Italian C-130 aircraft behind a fictitious enemy’s lines during Saber Junction.


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday.


Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross said Wednesday.


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Child porn investigation, not aliens, triggered solar observatory closure, documents show

What appears to have triggered the observatory's complete shutdown was a janitor that had allegedly been using the observatory's WiFi to download and distribute child pornography, according to newly unsealed court documents.


Tiny US base in South Korean capital prepares to close its gates

Surrounded by concrete and brick walls lined with concertina wire, the 13-acre home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District can be easy to miss, one of several sub-installations that belong to the larger Yongsan Garrison just a few miles away.


video, gallery

Paratroopers fill the sky as war games start in Germany

About 1,000 "sky soldiers" from the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and allied forces jumped out of U.S. and Italian C-130 aircraft behind a fictitious enemy’s lines during Saber Junction.


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday.


Rumors, conflict challenge Ebola response in eastern Congo

The latest Ebola outbreak in Congo presents complex challenges as the virus spreads for the first time in an area where long-running conflict is hampering aid efforts, the regional Africa chief for the International Federation of the Red Cross said Wednesday.




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Aussie and US sailors celebrate 100 years of ‘mateship’ at Pearl Harbor

Australia's HMAS Hobart made its first international port visit to Hawaii Tuesday as a part of a celebration of 100 years of “mateship” between two the U.S. and Australia.


US showcases new weaponry for 28 countries — including Russia

The U.S. Army on Wednesday demonstrated its newest armaments to representatives of 28 nations, including Russia and Afghanistan, as part of its obligation under an international arms control treaty.


A bright light in a storm. Coast Guard crew offers relief from Florence with different kind of rescue

Chief Petty Officer Steve Kelly does the cabbage patch in the front seat of his lifted Ford pickup. "Who let the dogs out?" he sings as he swings his arms in a circle. "Coast Guard, Coast Guard." The other members of his Coast Guard team from Kentucky laugh or roll their eyes in embarrassment.


In first estimate, Air Force outlines ideas for creating Space Force

A 15-page memo, signed by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, offers the first official estimate of the near-term costs of building a sixth branch of the military to focus on fighting in outer space, and outlines the Air Force’s ideas for doing so.


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Aussie and US sailors celebrate 100 years of ‘mateship’ at Pearl Harbor

Australia's HMAS Hobart made its first international port visit to Hawaii Tuesday as a part of a celebration of 100 years of “mateship” between two the U.S. and Australia.


US showcases new weaponry for 28 countries — including Russia

The U.S. Army on Wednesday demonstrated its newest armaments to representatives of 28 nations, including Russia and Afghanistan, as part of its obligation under an international arms control treaty.


A bright light in a storm. Coast Guard crew offers relief from Florence with different kind of rescue

Chief Petty Officer Steve Kelly does the cabbage patch in the front seat of his lifted Ford pickup. "Who let the dogs out?" he sings as he swings his arms in a circle. "Coast Guard, Coast Guard." The other members of his Coast Guard team from Kentucky laugh or roll their eyes in embarrassment.


In first estimate, Air Force outlines ideas for creating Space Force

A 15-page memo, signed by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, offers the first official estimate of the near-term costs of building a sixth branch of the military to focus on fighting in outer space, and outlines the Air Force’s ideas for doing so.