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Two Navy aviators are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea on Monday morning, a Navy statement said.


Suicide bomber kills six at protest demanding better security against Taliban

The explosion took place near where hundreds had gathered to denounce the latest Taliban attacks in Ghazni districts of Jaghuri and Malistan.


What's old is new: Army rolls out 'pinks and greens' service uniform

The uniforms were presented in Washington, D.C. last year and had the support of the Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey, who wore a prototype at the Army-Navy game last December.


Navy disputes survivors’ claim USNS Trenton was slow to respond to migrants in distress

Some of the 42 migrants rescued in June by the USNS Trenton in the Mediterranean Sea say 76 people died because the vessel was slow to respond, but the Navy insists it acted as swiftly as possible.


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One year, two mass shootings: Friend remembers Navy vet killed in California who survived Las Vegas massacre

Brendan Hoolihan met Navy veteran Telemachus "Tel" Orfanos when they both survived the Route 91 Harvest festival attack. After the California mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill, Hoolihan learned of Orfanos' heroic attempts to save others.


'We can't fix it': Guard strips tuition funding for ROTC scholarship students

Some National Guard students attending North Dakota colleges on ROTC scholarships are scrambling to find ways to stay in school after the state Guard announced it could no longer fund its share of the program.


Navy's top commander in Europe recalls personal connection to WWI at Flanders cemetery

The Navy’s top Europe and Africa commander spoke Sunday at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium in honor of the armistice forged 100 years ago and the thousands of U.S. servicemembers who died in “the war to end all wars.”



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Decades after 'Star Wars,' Pentagon looks back to the future on missile defense

More than three decades ago, Michael Griffin was at the center of the military's "Star Wars" initiative, working to realize President Ronald Reagan's dream of shielding the United States from Soviet missiles. Now the 69-year-old scientist is back at the Pentagon.


US analysts locate more than a dozen secret North Korean missile sites

U.S. analysts said Monday they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites, highlighting the challenge the Trump administration faces in ensuring that North Korea complies with any eventual agreement to end its nuclear and missile programs.


Navy's top commander in Europe recalls personal connection to WWI at Flanders cemetery

The Navy’s top Europe and Africa commander spoke Sunday at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium in honor of the armistice forged 100 years ago and the thousands of U.S. servicemembers who died in “the war to end all wars.”


Report: Russian charged by US seen at meeting with Libyan army chief

A Russian newspaper says video released by the self-styled Libyan National Army shows a businessman allegedly linked to a private contractor that sent mercenaries to Syria at a meeting with the head of the Libyan army and top Russian military officials.


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Decades after 'Star Wars,' Pentagon looks back to the future on missile defense

More than three decades ago, Michael Griffin was at the center of the military's "Star Wars" initiative, working to realize President Ronald Reagan's dream of shielding the United States from Soviet missiles. Now the 69-year-old scientist is back at the Pentagon.


US analysts locate more than a dozen secret North Korean missile sites

U.S. analysts said Monday they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites, highlighting the challenge the Trump administration faces in ensuring that North Korea complies with any eventual agreement to end its nuclear and missile programs.


Navy's top commander in Europe recalls personal connection to WWI at Flanders cemetery

The Navy’s top Europe and Africa commander spoke Sunday at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium in honor of the armistice forged 100 years ago and the thousands of U.S. servicemembers who died in “the war to end all wars.”


Report: Russian charged by US seen at meeting with Libyan army chief

A Russian newspaper says video released by the self-styled Libyan National Army shows a businessman allegedly linked to a private contractor that sent mercenaries to Syria at a meeting with the head of the Libyan army and top Russian military officials.



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An empty foxhole, an anonymous grave, and a World War II mystery solved after 74 years

John B. "Jack" Cummings was 22, a handsome college man headed off to World War II from Juneau, Wisconsin, where his family, no doubt, prayed he would return. But on Dec. 31, 1944, near the French village of Neuhaeusel on the Rhine River, he vanished from his foxhole.



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Artillery relocation program brings battalion’s worth of equipment, Marines to mainland Japan

For more than 20 years, the Japanese government has been paying to move U.S. military personnel and equipment from Okinawa to mainland Japan for artillery training.


What's old is new: Army rolls out 'pinks and greens' service uniform

The uniforms were presented in Washington, D.C. last year and had the support of the Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey, who wore a prototype at the Army-Navy game last December.


Navy's top commander in Europe recalls personal connection to WWI at Flanders cemetery

The Navy’s top Europe and Africa commander spoke Sunday at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium in honor of the armistice forged 100 years ago and the thousands of U.S. servicemembers who died in “the war to end all wars.”


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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Artillery relocation program brings battalion’s worth of equipment, Marines to mainland Japan

For more than 20 years, the Japanese government has been paying to move U.S. military personnel and equipment from Okinawa to mainland Japan for artillery training.


What's old is new: Army rolls out 'pinks and greens' service uniform

The uniforms were presented in Washington, D.C. last year and had the support of the Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey, who wore a prototype at the Army-Navy game last December.


Navy's top commander in Europe recalls personal connection to WWI at Flanders cemetery

The Navy’s top Europe and Africa commander spoke Sunday at Flanders Field American Cemetery in Belgium in honor of the armistice forged 100 years ago and the thousands of U.S. servicemembers who died in “the war to end all wars.”


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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Kadin Remsberg leads Air Force to win, then gets engaged

Quarterback Donald Hammond III rushed for a career-high 136 yards to re-energize the ground game and threw two TD passes to tight end Kade Waguespack as Air Force beat New Mexico 42-24 on Saturday.


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Kadin Remsberg leads Air Force to win, then gets engaged

Quarterback Donald Hammond III rushed for a career-high 136 yards to re-energize the ground game and threw two TD passes to tight end Kade Waguespack as Air Force beat New Mexico 42-24 on Saturday.