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The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces.



McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatment

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for recovery from the side effects of another round of treatment for brain cancer, according to his office.


‘I love you bro’: Soldier’s last messages to an old Army buddy

Staff Sgt. David T. Brabander died in a crash in Afghanistan on Monday. On Saturday, he swapped text messages with Army Spc. Daniel Hernandez before heading out into the field.


Fort Stewart soldier dies from injuries suffered in live-fire training

Sgt. Michael T. Trask was an infantryman assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. He died Tuesday of injuries he sustained last week at the coastal Georgia Army post.



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How US Army Europe’s outgoing general got the Pentagon’s attention

Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges — who is set to retire in a ceremony Friday — has had arguably the most consequential tenure commanding U.S. Army in Europe since the end of the Cold War.


Here’s how to honor America’s veterans during Wreaths Across America Day

More than 1,200 sites across the U.S. will hold Wreaths Across America programs on Saturday to honor the memories of military veterans.


Former ‘Apprentice’ star Omarosa exits the White House with a dose of drama

Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters, was escorted off the White House grounds after resigning her post as a presidential adviser, according to two White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.



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Coroner: Accused Ky. Lawmaker’s death apparently suicide

Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide, the county coroner said.


UN’s North Korea envoy is said to be very worried after trip

The United Nations envoy to North Korea returned from that country deeply worried about the prospects for bringing an end to Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons program, according to a European member of the Security Council who was briefed on the visit.


UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear treaty with six world powers.


AFRICOM seeks probe into civilian deaths in Somalia raid

The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces.


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Coroner: Accused Ky. Lawmaker’s death apparently suicide

Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide, the county coroner said.


UN’s North Korea envoy is said to be very worried after trip

The United Nations envoy to North Korea returned from that country deeply worried about the prospects for bringing an end to Kim Jong Un’s nuclear weapons program, according to a European member of the Security Council who was briefed on the visit.


UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear treaty with six world powers.


AFRICOM seeks probe into civilian deaths in Somalia raid

The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces.




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Anniston Army Depot brings Christmas to needy children

This year, Anniston Army Depot employees spent more than $30,000 on presents for the installation's annual Christmas toy giveaway. Employees fulfilled the wish lists of 200 children in protective custody.


Air Force 'innovation center' could reshape Ala. city

Maxwell Air Force Base is planning to build an innovation center outside its secure gates where researchers from Air University can collaborate with the nation's top tech minds, potentially bringing in new business and jobs.


Sailor injured while jumping out of plane in Central Fla.

Lt. Jesus Uranga, a Navy spokesman, said he could not release the person's name, but confirmed he was injured during a training exercise.


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Anniston Army Depot brings Christmas to needy children

This year, Anniston Army Depot employees spent more than $30,000 on presents for the installation's annual Christmas toy giveaway. Employees fulfilled the wish lists of 200 children in protective custody.


Air Force 'innovation center' could reshape Ala. city

Maxwell Air Force Base is planning to build an innovation center outside its secure gates where researchers from Air University can collaborate with the nation's top tech minds, potentially bringing in new business and jobs.


Sailor injured while jumping out of plane in Central Fla.

Lt. Jesus Uranga, a Navy spokesman, said he could not release the person's name, but confirmed he was injured during a training exercise.



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Navy's Perry likely moving to quarterback full-time in 2018

Head coach Ken Niumatalolo acknowledged after Saturday’s heartbreaking loss to archrival Army that Malcolm Perry would likely become the Navy starting quarterback next season.


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Navy's Perry likely moving to quarterback full-time in 2018

Head coach Ken Niumatalolo acknowledged after Saturday’s heartbreaking loss to archrival Army that Malcolm Perry would likely become the Navy starting quarterback next season.