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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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Air Force veteran changes focus of 'We The People Will Build the Wall' crowdfunding initiative

Brian Kolfage, the retired triple-amputee Air Force senior airman behind a GoFundMe campaign to help the federal government build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, has shifted his focus to his new Florida-based nonprofit corporation, WeBuildTheWall, Inc.


Supreme Court rules in favor of Trump transgender ban

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Tuesday was issued along ideological lines, with the court’s Republican-controlled majority backing a pair of lower court decisions to allow the ban to be enforced.


Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

Lt. Jacob Portier also is accused of failing to report a war crime, destroying evidence and impeding the investigation of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher.



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Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship

The Trump administration last week ordered at least 30,000 IRS workers back to their offices, where they have been working to process refunds without pay.


Kadena airman found dead Sunday was member of 353rd Special Operations Group

The body of Airman 1st Class Jimmy Casillas was discovered Sunday afternoon at his on-base home at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. No further details have been made public.


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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Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship

The Trump administration last week ordered at least 30,000 IRS workers back to their offices, where they have been working to process refunds without pay.


Kadena airman found dead Sunday was member of 353rd Special Operations Group

The body of Airman 1st Class Jimmy Casillas was discovered Sunday afternoon at his on-base home at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. No further details have been made public.


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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Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down Trump during VP search

Sen. Joni Ernst wrote in an affidavit for her divorce proceeding that after Trump interviewed her in 2016 to be his vice president, “I turned Candidate Trump down, knowing it wasn’t the right thing for me or my family.”



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Marine deployed to Afghanistan stuns daughters with surprise visit

Sisters Brookelyn and Addisyn Shanle squealed with delight when they saw their dad, Dustin Shanle, walk into the room at HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital. After all, he had flown halfway around the world to see the newest addition to their family, Callie Grace, who was born on New Year's Day and about seven weeks premature.


As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a hit

New London residents are rallying around their own as the partial government shutdown has left the Coast Guard — the only branch of the armed services that is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security rather than the Pentagon — out in the cold.


Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

Lt. Jacob Portier also is accused of failing to report a war crime, destroying evidence and impeding the investigation of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher.


Winter storm closes some military bases in Colorado

An overnight winter storm in the Rocky Mountains region that dropped more than an inch of snow has created poor driving conditions and forced military installations in Colorado to close Tuesday.


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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Marine deployed to Afghanistan stuns daughters with surprise visit

Sisters Brookelyn and Addisyn Shanle squealed with delight when they saw their dad, Dustin Shanle, walk into the room at HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital. After all, he had flown halfway around the world to see the newest addition to their family, Callie Grace, who was born on New Year's Day and about seven weeks premature.


As shutdown drags on, 'Coast Guard City' takes a hit

New London residents are rallying around their own as the partial government shutdown has left the Coast Guard — the only branch of the armed services that is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security rather than the Pentagon — out in the cold.


Supervisor of Navy SEAL charged in war crime case

Lt. Jacob Portier also is accused of failing to report a war crime, destroying evidence and impeding the investigation of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher.


Winter storm closes some military bases in Colorado

An overnight winter storm in the Rocky Mountains region that dropped more than an inch of snow has created poor driving conditions and forced military installations in Colorado to close Tuesday.


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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Getting smashed: Racket busting lets frustrated players vent on court

Over the first week of the Australian Open, Naomi Osaka, Dominic Thiem, Ryan Harrison and Daniil Medvedev, just to name a few, joined Alexander Zverev in producing GIF-worthy outbursts.


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Getting smashed: Racket busting lets frustrated players vent on court

Over the first week of the Australian Open, Naomi Osaka, Dominic Thiem, Ryan Harrison and Daniil Medvedev, just to name a few, joined Alexander Zverev in producing GIF-worthy outbursts.