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North and South Korean leaders meet again in bid to save peace efforts

The leaders of North and South Korea met Saturday for the second time in a month amid efforts to get a potential U.S.-North Korean summit back on track.


Fort Bragg-based soldier dies in Kosovo

The staff sergeant died Thursday from a noncombat-related incident at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, the Pentagon said Friday.


Veteran: Army Security Agency work was secret, but service should be memorialized

The work of the intelligence services is by nature secret, but veterans of the Army Security Agency — which served in World War II through the Cold War — are hoping to find some recognition for their service to their country in the form of a monument.


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Could US fight dual wars in N. Korea, Iran? Strategists say military toll would be almost unfathomable

Beyond the saber-rattling is a sobering reality well known by strategists and planners at the Pentagon: The unlikely, worst-case scenario of sliding into open armed conflict with both Iran and North Korea simultaneously would strain the U.S. military to a degree few Americans could fathom.


Ex-presidential military aide and business partner charged in visa program fraud case

A former top military aide to three American presidents and his business partner made a simple pitch to foreign investors: Pump money into post-Katrina New Orleans rebuilding efforts and get an easy path to a green card.


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Where US troops train in Germany, Afghan refugees are recovering from war

In the western German province of Rheinland-Pfalz, the mental trauma of war affects not only some U.S. troops stationed on the five military installations here, but also some of the 80,000 refugees who have arrived over the past five years.



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Armed citizen who shot Oklahoma gunman told worried crowd, 'I'm here to help'

When the bullets started flying, Bryan Whittle and Juan Carlos Nazario knew what to do: Stop a gunman before someone dies. Nazario said he "looked over and everyone was running from the back restaurant." That's when he grabbed his gun and holster from his vehicle and ran toward the sounds.


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Pups will have a pawsitively great time at this Italian beach

Desi is not welcome at a lot of Italian beaches. And despite poodle propaganda, he’s no water dog. Standoffish after being forced into a brief swim in the Ligurian Sea, my pet was downright surly at Lake Garda. Beach vacations were problematic.


US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

The U.S. warned it would take “firm and appropriate measures” to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad’s forces move against rebels there.


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Armed citizen who shot Oklahoma gunman told worried crowd, 'I'm here to help'

When the bullets started flying, Bryan Whittle and Juan Carlos Nazario knew what to do: Stop a gunman before someone dies. Nazario said he "looked over and everyone was running from the back restaurant." That's when he grabbed his gun and holster from his vehicle and ran toward the sounds.


europe quick trips

Pups will have a pawsitively great time at this Italian beach

Desi is not welcome at a lot of Italian beaches. And despite poodle propaganda, he’s no water dog. Standoffish after being forced into a brief swim in the Ligurian Sea, my pet was downright surly at Lake Garda. Beach vacations were problematic.


US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

The U.S. warned it would take “firm and appropriate measures” to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad’s forces move against rebels there.




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Davis-Monthan remains strong despite uncertainty, outgoing commander says

Despite lingering concerns over plans to phase out the A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, one of the mainstay missions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, outgoing commander Col Scott Campbell says the base remains strong even as it clinched its second award as the Air Force's top installation.


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Dunford addressing West Point cadets at commencement

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed almost 950 graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.


Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for business

Stations in Scituate, Mass., Block Island, R.I., and Fishers Island, N.Y., will remain open through Labor Day to conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions.


Marines fire commander, senior enlisted leader at California light armored battalion

Lt. Col. Rafael A. Candelario II and Sgt. Maj. Marcus A. Chestnut of 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion were removed from their positions due to a loss in confidence of their ability to lead.


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Davis-Monthan remains strong despite uncertainty, outgoing commander says

Despite lingering concerns over plans to phase out the A-10 Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet, one of the mainstay missions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, outgoing commander Col Scott Campbell says the base remains strong even as it clinched its second award as the Air Force's top installation.


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Dunford addressing West Point cadets at commencement

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addressed almost 950 graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York.


Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for business

Stations in Scituate, Mass., Block Island, R.I., and Fishers Island, N.Y., will remain open through Labor Day to conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions.


Marines fire commander, senior enlisted leader at California light armored battalion

Lt. Col. Rafael A. Candelario II and Sgt. Maj. Marcus A. Chestnut of 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion were removed from their positions due to a loss in confidence of their ability to lead.