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The brothers' burial together in Normandy is a culmination of improbable events that included the review of a grave marked “unknown” in Belgium, a high school history project, a military forensics team review and a family gathering in Nebraska.



Marines award BAE $200 million to build new amphibious combat vehicle

Fleet Marines are set to get a more reliable, faster and better protected amphibious fighting vehicle starting in late 2020 as the Corps begins replacing its decades-old amphibious assault vehicle.


Lockheed Martin's 'Iron Man'-like leg device catches Army's eye

An exoskeleton-like device developed by a Lockheed Martin team based in Orlando could give soldiers, workers and perhaps even the disabled some significant new powers.


Air Force’s B-1B Lancers cleared to return to flight after fleetwide safety stand-down

The Air Force’s B-1B Lancers have been cleared to resume flying after a safety stand-down that grounded the fleet on June 7 because of concerns about the plane’s ejection seat components, officials said.


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Veteran of Pearl Harbor attack bids farewell to battle site, Hawaii

On Tuesday morning, sailors in dress whites offered a ship-rail salute to Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Emory as he made a farewell visit to Bravo-21 pier where the USS Honolulu was berthed in 1941. He will soon depart for the mainland to live with family members.


US European Command moves forward with plan to bring more war games to southern Europe

U.S. commanders are reorganizing major exercises in Europe in a move expected to bring more large drills into the southern part of the Continent, where U.S. European Command is expanding resources even as the military has curtailed war games in South Korea.


UN Command planning for N. Koreans to turn over remains of US war dead

The U.N. Command in South Korea is planning for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of U.S. troops who died in the 1950-53 war, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.



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US has split up families throughout its history

Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so.


S. Korea steps up pressure on North to take ‘concrete action’ toward denuclearization

South Korea’s foreign minister warned on Wednesday that the suspension of war games with the United States is “not irreversible” as she urged the North to take concrete action toward abandoning its nuclear weapons program.


US European Command moves forward with plan to bring more war games to southern Europe

U.S. commanders are reorganizing major exercises in Europe in a move expected to bring more large drills into the southern part of the Continent, where U.S. European Command is expanding resources even as the military has curtailed war games in South Korea.


Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis' sexual abuses

The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind head dresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. The officers then searched the anal cavity of each prisoner, claiming that they were looking for contraband cellphones.


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US has split up families throughout its history

Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children or allowed others to do so.


S. Korea steps up pressure on North to take ‘concrete action’ toward denuclearization

South Korea’s foreign minister warned on Wednesday that the suspension of war games with the United States is “not irreversible” as she urged the North to take concrete action toward abandoning its nuclear weapons program.


US European Command moves forward with plan to bring more war games to southern Europe

U.S. commanders are reorganizing major exercises in Europe in a move expected to bring more large drills into the southern part of the Continent, where U.S. European Command is expanding resources even as the military has curtailed war games in South Korea.


Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis' sexual abuses

The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind head dresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. The officers then searched the anal cavity of each prisoner, claiming that they were looking for contraband cellphones.



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Democrats call for investigation after VA fails to share information on new disciplinary law

Democrats are calling for an investigation into a one-year-old law that gave Department of Veterans Affairs leaders more power to discipline employees, citing a lack of transparency from the agency about how it’s being put to use.



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Marines award BAE $200 million to build new amphibious combat vehicle

Fleet Marines are set to get a more reliable, faster and better protected amphibious fighting vehicle starting in late 2020 as the Corps begins replacing its decades-old amphibious assault vehicle.


Blue is the new orange as Guantanamo preps for new prisoners, maybe ISIS fighters

Navy Rear Adm. John Ring, the prison commander, says he hasn't gotten any word that new prisoners are coming to Guantanamo. But since President Donald Trump signed an order keeping the prison open, Ring's staff is now preparing for what a spokeswoman calls an "enduring mission."


Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes. The Coast Guard warned people to stay out of recreational waterways because of storm debris.


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Fort Drum remembrance held for Gen. Bannister, 316 soldiers

About 400 people gathered on Tuesday in Fort Drum’s Memorial Park to honor Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, a former commander of Fort Drum, and to pay tribute to the 316 10th Mountain Division soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country.


Air Force’s B-1B Lancers cleared to return to flight after fleetwide safety stand-down

The Air Force’s B-1B Lancers have been cleared to resume flying after a safety stand-down that grounded the fleet on June 7 because of concerns about the plane’s ejection seat components, officials said.


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Marines award BAE $200 million to build new amphibious combat vehicle

Fleet Marines are set to get a more reliable, faster and better protected amphibious fighting vehicle starting in late 2020 as the Corps begins replacing its decades-old amphibious assault vehicle.


Blue is the new orange as Guantanamo preps for new prisoners, maybe ISIS fighters

Navy Rear Adm. John Ring, the prison commander, says he hasn't gotten any word that new prisoners are coming to Guantanamo. But since President Donald Trump signed an order keeping the prison open, Ring's staff is now preparing for what a spokeswoman calls an "enduring mission."


Death, washed-out roads amid flooding in Upper Midwest

Widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest was blamed for at least one death in Wisconsin, while disaster declarations were issued Monday in northern Michigan after flash-flooding washed out roads, damaged businesses and caused dozens of sinkholes. The Coast Guard warned people to stay out of recreational waterways because of storm debris.


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Fort Drum remembrance held for Gen. Bannister, 316 soldiers

About 400 people gathered on Tuesday in Fort Drum’s Memorial Park to honor Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, a former commander of Fort Drum, and to pay tribute to the 316 10th Mountain Division soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country.


Air Force’s B-1B Lancers cleared to return to flight after fleetwide safety stand-down

The Air Force’s B-1B Lancers have been cleared to resume flying after a safety stand-down that grounded the fleet on June 7 because of concerns about the plane’s ejection seat components, officials said.



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Dragons soccer star earns first Hobbs scholarship

Kubasaki defensive whiz Washington named first recipient of scholarship in memory of former DODEA Pacific athletics coordinator.


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Dragons soccer star earns first Hobbs scholarship

Kubasaki defensive whiz Washington named first recipient of scholarship in memory of former DODEA Pacific athletics coordinator.