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Pfc. Ali Al-kazahg is in custody on allegations that he tried to enter a Nebraska Air Force base with two semi-automatic rifles, a pistol, a silencer, a bump stock, a vest with body armor and a case of ammunition while on leave.


Barksdale dedicates facility to slain airman, addresses safety after string of off-base murders

Tech Sgt. Joshua Kidd was one of five members of the Barksdale community to be murdered since June 2018, according to the Air Force.


African militaries are working to bolster their 'backbone,' the NCOs

High-ranking enlisted troops in Africa aren’t always proud of their rank, one senior noncommissioned officer confessed to a roomful of his peers from nearly 30 African countries and the U.S.


Afghanistan vows to crush Islamic State havens after attack

President Ashraf Ghani said he would eliminate ISIS safe havens as Afghanistan mourns at least 63 people, including children, killed in the Kabul bombing at a wedding hall Saturday. Close to 200 others were wounded.



1969: The beginning of the end

Stars and Stripes is commemorating the Vietnam War at 50 with a series of features intended to add context and understanding to the history of that war and to the changes it wrought.

President Richard Nixon announced in 1969 he would begin withdrawing troops from South Vietnam. “Peace with honor” became his new motto. An end was in sight.

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Police: Airman fatally shot breaking into Phoenix apartment

Authorities say the airman was shot early Sunday by a resident who told them he saw the man remove the patio door off its hinge and start kicking the glass door.


‘We are dropping like flies’: Ex-fighter pilots push for earlier cancer screening

Pilots who contacted McClatchy said they suspect the cancers may be linked to prolonged exposure in the cockpit to radiation from the radar systems on their advanced jets, or other sources such as from cockpit oxygen generation systems.


US, Malaysia wrap up five days of training near Strait of Malacca

Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019 involved drills to improve maritime security and law enforcement skills, and includes training in counter-piracy, counter-smuggling, port security and maritime interceptions.


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NYPD fires police officer for the 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.


China compares Hong Kong democrats to Mao-era 'Gang of Four'

Four senior Hong Kong democrats have found themselves labeled by Chinese state media as a new "Gang of Four" as Beijing seeks to assign blame for the largely leaderless protest movement rocking the city.


Berlin memorial to gay victims of Nazis vandalized

The concrete memorial in Berlin's Tiergarten park, near the memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, features a window into which visitors can look and view a video of a same-sex couple kissing.


A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan.


African militaries are working to bolster their 'backbone,' the NCOs

High-ranking enlisted troops in Africa aren’t always proud of their rank, one senior noncommissioned officer confessed to a roomful of his peers from nearly 30 African countries and the U.S.


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NYPD fires police officer for the 2014 death of Eric Garner

After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.


China compares Hong Kong democrats to Mao-era 'Gang of Four'

Four senior Hong Kong democrats have found themselves labeled by Chinese state media as a new "Gang of Four" as Beijing seeks to assign blame for the largely leaderless protest movement rocking the city.


Berlin memorial to gay victims of Nazis vandalized

The concrete memorial in Berlin's Tiergarten park, near the memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, features a window into which visitors can look and view a video of a same-sex couple kissing.


A look at the Islamic State affiliate's rise in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by its thousands of fighters, as well as their ability to plot global attacks from a stronghold in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan.


African militaries are working to bolster their 'backbone,' the NCOs

High-ranking enlisted troops in Africa aren’t always proud of their rank, one senior noncommissioned officer confessed to a roomful of his peers from nearly 30 African countries and the U.S.




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US, Malaysia wrap up five days of training near Strait of Malacca

Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019 involved drills to improve maritime security and law enforcement skills, and includes training in counter-piracy, counter-smuggling, port security and maritime interceptions.


Army is looking for a helicopter training deal in BLM's high country

The Army is seeking to make a 10-year-old crash program permanent to prepare Fort Carson chopper pilots for combat in Afghanistan by training in high terrain owned by the Bureau of Land Management.


Marine faces military hearing over firearms allegations

Pfc. Ali Al-kazahg is in custody on allegations that he tried to enter a Nebraska Air Force base with two semi-automatic rifles, a pistol, a silencer, a bump stock, a vest with body armor and a case of ammunition while on leave.


The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy are searching for two fishermen who never came home

Boaters Brian McCluney and Justin Walker launched from the 300 Christopher Columbus boat ramp in Jacksonville near Port Canaveral Friday. They were in a 24-foot center console heading toward “8A” reef on a fishing trip. The two men haven’t been seen since, the Coast Guard’s command center in Jacksonville said.


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US, Malaysia wrap up five days of training near Strait of Malacca

Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019 involved drills to improve maritime security and law enforcement skills, and includes training in counter-piracy, counter-smuggling, port security and maritime interceptions.


Army is looking for a helicopter training deal in BLM's high country

The Army is seeking to make a 10-year-old crash program permanent to prepare Fort Carson chopper pilots for combat in Afghanistan by training in high terrain owned by the Bureau of Land Management.


Marine faces military hearing over firearms allegations

Pfc. Ali Al-kazahg is in custody on allegations that he tried to enter a Nebraska Air Force base with two semi-automatic rifles, a pistol, a silencer, a bump stock, a vest with body armor and a case of ammunition while on leave.


The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy are searching for two fishermen who never came home

Boaters Brian McCluney and Justin Walker launched from the 300 Christopher Columbus boat ramp in Jacksonville near Port Canaveral Friday. They were in a 24-foot center console heading toward “8A” reef on a fishing trip. The two men haven’t been seen since, the Coast Guard’s command center in Jacksonville said.



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Panthers' success could hinge on progress on line

With third-year Panthers quarterback Travon Jacobs back under center, and with experienced back Julius Gaduang and receivers Jalen Thach and Ruben Ramirez, the Panthers appear set in the skills department.


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Panthers' success could hinge on progress on line

With third-year Panthers quarterback Travon Jacobs back under center, and with experienced back Julius Gaduang and receivers Jalen Thach and Ruben Ramirez, the Panthers appear set in the skills department.