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Concern about North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program rose Wednesday as officials prepared to mark the 64th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.



Put cellphone down while driving in Italy or risk losing license

Servicemembers in Italy should think twice about using their cellphones while driving now that the penalties are likely to become much more severe.


Okinawa sues Japanese government in fresh attempt to stop base relocation

Okinawa prefecture filed suit against Japan’s central government this week in a fresh attempt to block the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to a remote part of the island.


Navy’s goal of 355-ship fleet may require mothballed vessels, shipyard overhauls

In order to reach previously announced plans to grow its fleet level to 355 ships, the Navy is faced with several potential roadblocks involving the upgrade of older, unused ships and current shipyard workload capacities.



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Suspected unexploded ordnance found at communications site outside Tokyo

The U.S. military is investigating “possible unexploded ordnance” at a small installation in Japan, Air Force officials said Wednesday.


Criminal investigation launched into $28M in US funds wasted on Afghan uniforms

It is too early to determine if stupidity, corruption or a broken system led to the U.S. purchasing uniforms for the Afghan army in a woodland camouflage pattern, instead of using one of 12 Defense Department-owned camouflage patterns, said John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.


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Video shows slaying of three soldiers in Jordan

Video released by the Jordanian military reveals for the first time footage of a November gunbattle that left three U.S. Army Green Berets dead, including Matthew Lewellen of Kirksville, Mo.



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New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving.


North Korean missile worries grow on eve of armistice anniversary

Concern about North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program rose Wednesday as officials prepared to mark the 64th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.


Put cellphone down while driving in Italy or risk losing license

Servicemembers in Italy should think twice about using their cellphones while driving now that the penalties are likely to become much more severe.


New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

U.S. earlier this year approved expanded military operations against al-Shabab, including more aggressive airstrikes and considering parts of southern Somalia areas of active hostilities.


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New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving.


North Korean missile worries grow on eve of armistice anniversary

Concern about North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear weapons program rose Wednesday as officials prepared to mark the 64th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.


Put cellphone down while driving in Italy or risk losing license

Servicemembers in Italy should think twice about using their cellphones while driving now that the penalties are likely to become much more severe.


New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

U.S. earlier this year approved expanded military operations against al-Shabab, including more aggressive airstrikes and considering parts of southern Somalia areas of active hostilities.



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Lawsuit: Airline humiliates veterans with PTSD, service dogs

Attorney Christopher Van Cleave has amended a lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, to show an alleged pattern of mistreatment by American Airlines and its representatives against disabled individuals with certified service dogs.



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Okinawa sues Japanese government in fresh attempt to stop base relocation

Okinawa prefecture filed suit against Japan’s central government this week in a fresh attempt to block the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to a remote part of the island.


Air Force says final work on Colorado Springs-area groundwater fouling won't be until 2020s

The Air Force on Tuesday acknowledged potential guilt in fouling the drinking water of thousands of its neighbors but offered no apology and said work on a federal remediation plan likely would not begin until sometime in the 2020s.


Lawsuit blames potholes for sailor's death; city disagrees

A suit filed by the family of U.S. Navy sailor Jamie Scott Powell says city officials should have warned people, particularly motorcyclists and bicyclists, that the road on near Naval Base San Diego was riddled with dangerous potholes.


Former Fort Carson soldier gets 44 years in infant's brutal death

Branden Keith Harms wept as a judge recounted his act of "madness" and "inexplicable violence" toward Ava Bermudez, who died in April 2016 two days after she was left alone with Harms while her mother - Harms' live-in girlfriend - was out with a friend.


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Okinawa sues Japanese government in fresh attempt to stop base relocation

Okinawa prefecture filed suit against Japan’s central government this week in a fresh attempt to block the relocation of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to a remote part of the island.


Air Force says final work on Colorado Springs-area groundwater fouling won't be until 2020s

The Air Force on Tuesday acknowledged potential guilt in fouling the drinking water of thousands of its neighbors but offered no apology and said work on a federal remediation plan likely would not begin until sometime in the 2020s.


Lawsuit blames potholes for sailor's death; city disagrees

A suit filed by the family of U.S. Navy sailor Jamie Scott Powell says city officials should have warned people, particularly motorcyclists and bicyclists, that the road on near Naval Base San Diego was riddled with dangerous potholes.


Former Fort Carson soldier gets 44 years in infant's brutal death

Branden Keith Harms wept as a judge recounted his act of "madness" and "inexplicable violence" toward Ava Bermudez, who died in April 2016 two days after she was left alone with Harms while her mother - Harms' live-in girlfriend - was out with a friend.



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West Point grad closing in on majors

Chris Rowley, who will turn 27 in August, is a phone call away from becoming the first West Point graduate to play in the major leagues. The Army released Rowley from his military commitment in January 2016 to pursue his baseball dream.


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West Point grad closing in on majors

Chris Rowley, who will turn 27 in August, is a phone call away from becoming the first West Point graduate to play in the major leagues. The Army released Rowley from his military commitment in January 2016 to pursue his baseball dream.



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