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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.



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.


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.


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.


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Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

Leaders in both the House and Senate are struggling to shield the party's lawmakers from the public outcry over images of children taken from migrant parents and held in cages at the border.


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.


Coalition troops in Afghanistan get training on spicy new weapons

Nearly three dozen troops have been trained on a new weapon that looks and feels like a standard-issue carbine but fires nonlethal rounds that explode on impact and release a cloud of irritating pepper powder, military officials said Tuesday.


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Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solution

Leaders in both the House and Senate are struggling to shield the party's lawmakers from the public outcry over images of children taken from migrant parents and held in cages at the border.


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.


Coalition troops in Afghanistan get training on spicy new weapons

Nearly three dozen troops have been trained on a new weapon that looks and feels like a standard-issue carbine but fires nonlethal rounds that explode on impact and release a cloud of irritating pepper powder, military officials said Tuesday.



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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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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.


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.


'This is a job that takes all you got:' Wright-Patterson welcomes new commander

Col. Thomas P. Sherman made two firsts Tuesday: He made his first trip to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and he became the installation commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — the largest Air Force base by population.


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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.


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.


'This is a job that takes all you got:' Wright-Patterson welcomes new commander

Col. Thomas P. Sherman made two firsts Tuesday: He made his first trip to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and he became the installation commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — the largest Air Force base by population.



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Colombia midfielder gets second-fastest World Cup red card

Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be relieved about one thing. His third-minute dismissal in the team's opener with Japan on Tuesday at the World Cup isn't the fastest in the tournament's history.


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Colombia midfielder gets second-fastest World Cup red card

Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be relieved about one thing. His third-minute dismissal in the team's opener with Japan on Tuesday at the World Cup isn't the fastest in the tournament's history.