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Military prosecutors levied a slew of charges including murder against four U.S. special operators who they accused of strangling to death a Green Beret last year while they were on a deployment in West Africa.



Trump hosts event on military, veterans in response to Veterans Day criticism

President Donald Trump, slammed with a barrage of criticism for skipping ceremonies honoring the military veterans in Paris and Washington during the Veterans Day weekend, hosted several events Thursday focusing on current and former servicemembers.


Don’t call them 'pinks and greens': Top enlisted soldier says there’s another name for the Army’s new dress uniforms

Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey talked about what the service is calling the retro-style uniform, who'll be wearing it first and more during a stop in Japan.


Pentagon fails first full audit after spending hundreds of millions of dollars

The Defense Department announced Thursday that it has completed an agency-wide audit that cost hundreds of millions of dollars and was required more than 20 years ago by Congress. It failed.


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Couple, homeless Marine veteran conspired on fraudulent GoFundMe campaign, report says

A source familiar with the case says Mark D'Amico, his girlfriend, Kate McClure, and Johnny Bobbitt will face charges that include conspiracy and theft by deception, according to NBC Philadelphia.


Air Force instructor pilot from Maryland killed in Laughlin AFB crash

A 28-year-old Air Force instructor pilot was killed when his T-38C Talon jet trainer crashed Tuesday evening at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas, service officials said late Wednesday.


Iowa National Guard soldiers told to return overpaid wages

Hundreds of Iowa National Guard soldiers have been told they were overpaid after a year-long deployment to the Middle East and that they must make plans to repay the money.



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Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

Members of a migrant caravan started to meet some local resistance as they continued to arrive by the hundreds in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where a group of residents clashed with migrants camped out by the U.S. border fence.


South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

South Korea exploded one of its own front-line guard posts Thursday, sending plumes of thick, black smoke into the sky above the border with North Korea, in the most dramatic scene to date in the rivals' efforts to reduce animosities that sparked last year's fears of war.


Italy garrison cuts planning burden for paratroopers heading to the field

The 173rd Airborne Brigade is getting a little help with logistics from its friends at U.S. Army Garrison Italy for the first time in years. The garrison took over the intricacies of getting hundreds of paratroopers from Caserma Ederle onto planes Wednesday to Aviano Air Base for exercises in southern France.


Senate refuses to stop arms sale to Bahrain, rejecting proxy effort to end war in Yemen

The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block an arms sale to Bahrain - pitched by backers as a means of forcing the island nation to stop participating in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.


Two Navy SEALs, two Marines charged in Green Beret’s death in Mali

Military prosecutors levied a slew of charges including murder against four U.S. special operators who they accused of strangling to death a Green Beret last year while they were on a deployment in West Africa.


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Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

Members of a migrant caravan started to meet some local resistance as they continued to arrive by the hundreds in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where a group of residents clashed with migrants camped out by the U.S. border fence.


South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

South Korea exploded one of its own front-line guard posts Thursday, sending plumes of thick, black smoke into the sky above the border with North Korea, in the most dramatic scene to date in the rivals' efforts to reduce animosities that sparked last year's fears of war.


Italy garrison cuts planning burden for paratroopers heading to the field

The 173rd Airborne Brigade is getting a little help with logistics from its friends at U.S. Army Garrison Italy for the first time in years. The garrison took over the intricacies of getting hundreds of paratroopers from Caserma Ederle onto planes Wednesday to Aviano Air Base for exercises in southern France.


Senate refuses to stop arms sale to Bahrain, rejecting proxy effort to end war in Yemen

The Senate on Thursday voted against an effort to block an arms sale to Bahrain - pitched by backers as a means of forcing the island nation to stop participating in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.


Two Navy SEALs, two Marines charged in Green Beret’s death in Mali

Military prosecutors levied a slew of charges including murder against four U.S. special operators who they accused of strangling to death a Green Beret last year while they were on a deployment in West Africa.



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Trump hosts event on military, veterans in response to Veterans Day criticism

President Donald Trump, slammed with a barrage of criticism for skipping ceremonies honoring the military veterans in Paris and Washington during the Veterans Day weekend, hosted several events Thursday focusing on current and former servicemembers.



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Two Navy SEALs, two Marines charged in Green Beret’s death in Mali

Military prosecutors levied a slew of charges including murder against four U.S. special operators who they accused of strangling to death a Green Beret last year while they were on a deployment in West Africa.


ROTC Nazi? Army helping investigate allegations cadet sent racist tweets

The Army’s Cadet Command is assisting in an investigation into allegations that a Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet at a North Carolina liberal arts college was operating a pro-Nazi and white supremacist Twitter account.


Air Force plane makes emergency landing at McClellan Airfield after hydraulic malfunction

An Air Force plane made an emergency landing at McClellan Airfield Wednesday afternoon, leaving one servicemember hospitalized with what a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District spokesman called a “very minor injury.”


How one Maine town reinvented itself after its biggest employer, Brunswick NAS, left

Visitors in Brunswick this holiday season will find the town bustling like it hasn’t in years, hearkening back more than a decade ago to when Brunswick Naval Air Station was at its peak.


Coast Guard Academy honors pilot for heroism in 1986 rescue

Mark Feldman piloted a helicopter that pulled the two victims from Lake St. Clair in Ontario, Canada, after their plane crashed in a snow storm. He then performed CPR on one of the victims as his co-pilot flew to a hospital.


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Two Navy SEALs, two Marines charged in Green Beret’s death in Mali

Military prosecutors levied a slew of charges including murder against four U.S. special operators who they accused of strangling to death a Green Beret last year while they were on a deployment in West Africa.


ROTC Nazi? Army helping investigate allegations cadet sent racist tweets

The Army’s Cadet Command is assisting in an investigation into allegations that a Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet at a North Carolina liberal arts college was operating a pro-Nazi and white supremacist Twitter account.


Air Force plane makes emergency landing at McClellan Airfield after hydraulic malfunction

An Air Force plane made an emergency landing at McClellan Airfield Wednesday afternoon, leaving one servicemember hospitalized with what a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District spokesman called a “very minor injury.”


How one Maine town reinvented itself after its biggest employer, Brunswick NAS, left

Visitors in Brunswick this holiday season will find the town bustling like it hasn’t in years, hearkening back more than a decade ago to when Brunswick Naval Air Station was at its peak.


Coast Guard Academy honors pilot for heroism in 1986 rescue

Mark Feldman piloted a helicopter that pulled the two victims from Lake St. Clair in Ontario, Canada, after their plane crashed in a snow storm. He then performed CPR on one of the victims as his co-pilot flew to a hospital.



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Holland starred for Royals on both sides of ball

It’s not uncommon for a DODEA-Europe athlete to play iron-man football. It’s uncommon to play it as well as Ramstein Royals senior Bailey Holland.


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Football AOY

Holland starred for Royals on both sides of ball

It’s not uncommon for a DODEA-Europe athlete to play iron-man football. It’s uncommon to play it as well as Ramstein Royals senior Bailey Holland.