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Army Special Forces medic receives Medal of Honor

A beaming Rose stood in the East Room surrounded by a packed room that included his 10 comrades from his heroic four-day mission to Laos. The effort comes more than 47 years after the mission, which was known as Operation Tailwind.


White House: Trump plans to visit Camp Humphreys, but not Korean DMZ

President Donald Trump is not planning to visit the border between North and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone when he visits Asia next month.


Trump's call to one widow has dominated the news; here are the other US soldiers killed in Niger

The political debate that exploded Trump's call to one military widow has overshadowed the other lives lost: the three other U.S. soldiers who were killed with Sgt. La David Johnson on Oct. 4, when militants attacked them in Niger in West Africa.



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Dozen F-35A stealth fighters set for 6-month deployment to Okinawa

Kadena has already hosted F-35Bs – the “short takeoff vertical landing” version of the jet – from the Iwakuni, Japan-based Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121.


Angry soldier's widow says Trump didn't know husband's name

The widow of a fallen soldier reproached President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump quickly responded on Twitter that he'd been "very respectful" and spoke the name "without hesitation."


F-35s hobbled by parts shortages, slow repairs, audit finds

The Pentagon is accelerating production of Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet even though the planes already delivered are facing "significantly longer repair times" than planned because maintenance facilities are six years behind schedule, according to a draft audit.



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Trump shoots down retirement limit to pay for GOP tax cuts

The president appeared to be responding to a recent report in The New York Times that Republican lawmakers were considering limiting the amount workers could save in 401(k) retirement accounts.


UN adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea

A resolution adopted unanimously by the Security Council on Sept. 11 imposed new sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile tests and asked the sanctions committee to come up with new designations of so-called dual-use items.


Raptors back home after training with forces over England

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors have returned to their home bases in the United States after wrapping up a set of exercises in Europe this month.


UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons inspectors

The U.N. Security Council has scheduled a vote Tuesday on a U.S.-sponsored resolution that would extend the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and the big question is whether Russia will veto it.


After Niger attack, a look at clandestine jihadis posing a growing danger to US forces in Africa

As the United States increases its military presence in some of Africa’s most dangerous trouble spots, confronting extremist affiliates of al-Qaida and the Islamic State, the risk of intelligence failures and more combat deaths is mounting.


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Trump shoots down retirement limit to pay for GOP tax cuts

The president appeared to be responding to a recent report in The New York Times that Republican lawmakers were considering limiting the amount workers could save in 401(k) retirement accounts.


UN adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea

A resolution adopted unanimously by the Security Council on Sept. 11 imposed new sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile tests and asked the sanctions committee to come up with new designations of so-called dual-use items.


Raptors back home after training with forces over England

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors have returned to their home bases in the United States after wrapping up a set of exercises in Europe this month.


UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons inspectors

The U.N. Security Council has scheduled a vote Tuesday on a U.S.-sponsored resolution that would extend the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and the big question is whether Russia will veto it.


After Niger attack, a look at clandestine jihadis posing a growing danger to US forces in Africa

As the United States increases its military presence in some of Africa’s most dangerous trouble spots, confronting extremist affiliates of al-Qaida and the Islamic State, the risk of intelligence failures and more combat deaths is mounting.



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As Congress ramps up VA health care debate, more voices join fight

Major reforms to veterans’ health care are moving forward on Capitol Hill, and politically conservative and liberal groups are attempting to influence what could be an intense debate over balancing private-sector care.



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Trump's call to one widow has dominated the news; here are the other US soldiers killed in Niger

The political debate that exploded Trump's call to one military widow has overshadowed the other lives lost: the three other U.S. soldiers who were killed with Sgt. La David Johnson on Oct. 4, when militants attacked them in Niger in West Africa.


Coast Guard vessel recovery in early stages

Officials say as many as 500 ships could litter local waters in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria, ranging from small personal sailboats to a ferry to a large yacht sunk on top of another vessel.


Dozen F-35A stealth fighters set for 6-month deployment to Okinawa

Kadena has already hosted F-35Bs – the “short takeoff vertical landing” version of the jet – from the Iwakuni, Japan-based Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121.


Pence honors memory of Marines killed in 1983 Beirut bombing

Vice President Mike Pence is honoring the memory of 241 U.S. service members who were killed in the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.


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Trump's call to one widow has dominated the news; here are the other US soldiers killed in Niger

The political debate that exploded Trump's call to one military widow has overshadowed the other lives lost: the three other U.S. soldiers who were killed with Sgt. La David Johnson on Oct. 4, when militants attacked them in Niger in West Africa.


Coast Guard vessel recovery in early stages

Officials say as many as 500 ships could litter local waters in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria, ranging from small personal sailboats to a ferry to a large yacht sunk on top of another vessel.


Dozen F-35A stealth fighters set for 6-month deployment to Okinawa

Kadena has already hosted F-35Bs – the “short takeoff vertical landing” version of the jet – from the Iwakuni, Japan-based Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121.


Pence honors memory of Marines killed in 1983 Beirut bombing

Vice President Mike Pence is honoring the memory of 241 U.S. service members who were killed in the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.



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Defending champions facing hard roads to Far East title repeats

A veteran girls volleyball coach with two Far East Tournament titles to his credit once remarked that easy roads to championships can be boring and he doesn’t prefer easy roads anyway.


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VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Defending champions facing hard roads to Far East title repeats

A veteran girls volleyball coach with two Far East Tournament titles to his credit once remarked that easy roads to championships can be boring and he doesn’t prefer easy roads anyway.