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Army specialist is found dead in arms room at Alaska base

Military personnel discovered the body of Spc. Ashvin James Slaughter, who had been assigned to Fort Wainwright in January 2017, the Army said in a statement.


American soldier wounded in Manbij attack fighting for his life

Capt. Jonathan Turnbull, 32, a native of Gaylord, Mich., is being treated at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and is in serious condition after being wounded in a deadly bombing in Syria last week.


US servicemember is killed during engagement with enemy in Afghanistan

A U.S. servicemember was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan during an engagement with enemy forces, marking the second American killed in action there in 2019, military officials said.


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Yokota begins $5.2 million road project to keep motorists from stopping for aircraft

A $5.2 million road construction project at the home of U.S. Forces Japan will eventually allow motorists to drive across the base without giving way to aircraft, Air Force officials said.


Airman sentenced to 35 years in stabbing death of roommate

A 22-year-old was court-martialed for killing a fellow airman during a deployment to Guam last year.


Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam veteran Charles Kettles dies

When a brigade of U.S. troops was ambushed by the North Vietnamese Army in the Song Tra Cau riverbed on the morning of May 15, 1967, Lt. Charles Kettles volunteered to lead the rescue, and he refused, again and again, to back down when faced with a barrage of gunfire.



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What does the Supreme Court decision on transgender troops mean for the military?

Here are some questions and answers about the high court's decision to allow the Trump administration to restrict military service by transgender servicemembers while court challenges continue.


Yokota begins $5.2 million road project to keep motorists from stopping for aircraft

A $5.2 million road construction project at the home of U.S. Forces Japan will eventually allow motorists to drive across the base without giving way to aircraft, Air Force officials said.


Multimillion-dollar housing overhaul underway at Baumholder

For years, Army families stationed at Baumholder – where many of the buildings date back to the 1950s — have complained of mold and mildew infestations, and rust in the water. The Army is doing something about those complaints.


US servicemember is killed during engagement with enemy in Afghanistan

A U.S. servicemember was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan during an engagement with enemy forces, marking the second American killed in action there in 2019, military officials said.


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What does the Supreme Court decision on transgender troops mean for the military?

Here are some questions and answers about the high court's decision to allow the Trump administration to restrict military service by transgender servicemembers while court challenges continue.


Yokota begins $5.2 million road project to keep motorists from stopping for aircraft

A $5.2 million road construction project at the home of U.S. Forces Japan will eventually allow motorists to drive across the base without giving way to aircraft, Air Force officials said.


Multimillion-dollar housing overhaul underway at Baumholder

For years, Army families stationed at Baumholder – where many of the buildings date back to the 1950s — have complained of mold and mildew infestations, and rust in the water. The Army is doing something about those complaints.


US servicemember is killed during engagement with enemy in Afghanistan

A U.S. servicemember was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan during an engagement with enemy forces, marking the second American killed in action there in 2019, military officials said.



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Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam veteran Charles Kettles dies

When a brigade of U.S. troops was ambushed by the North Vietnamese Army in the Song Tra Cau riverbed on the morning of May 15, 1967, Lt. Charles Kettles volunteered to lead the rescue, and he refused, again and again, to back down when faced with a barrage of gunfire.



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III MEF Marine honored for bravery following water rescue on Okinawa

Marine Maj. William Easter was preparing for a run on the Okinawa seawall near American Village when he saw an exhausted man who had made it to shore after a swim, but whose pregnant wife was in distress roughly a quarter-mile out.


Police: Sailor kills wife by shooting her in face during argument

Christian Alexander Neal is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the killing of his wife, 23-year-old Amber Greenidge, who also served in the Navy.


Yokota begins $5.2 million road project to keep motorists from stopping for aircraft

A $5.2 million road construction project at the home of U.S. Forces Japan will eventually allow motorists to drive across the base without giving way to aircraft, Air Force officials said.


Army specialist is found dead in arms room at Alaska base

Military personnel discovered the body of Spc. Ashvin James Slaughter, who had been assigned to Fort Wainwright in January 2017, the Army said in a statement.


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III MEF Marine honored for bravery following water rescue on Okinawa

Marine Maj. William Easter was preparing for a run on the Okinawa seawall near American Village when he saw an exhausted man who had made it to shore after a swim, but whose pregnant wife was in distress roughly a quarter-mile out.


Police: Sailor kills wife by shooting her in face during argument

Christian Alexander Neal is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the killing of his wife, 23-year-old Amber Greenidge, who also served in the Navy.


Yokota begins $5.2 million road project to keep motorists from stopping for aircraft

A $5.2 million road construction project at the home of U.S. Forces Japan will eventually allow motorists to drive across the base without giving way to aircraft, Air Force officials said.


Army specialist is found dead in arms room at Alaska base

Military personnel discovered the body of Spc. Ashvin James Slaughter, who had been assigned to Fort Wainwright in January 2017, the Army said in a statement.



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Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

Mariano Rivera became baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected Tuesday along with Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina and the late Roy Halladay. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.


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Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

Mariano Rivera became baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected Tuesday along with Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina and the late Roy Halladay. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.