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A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier crashed Monday evening in Craven County, N.C., according to media reports citing Marine and Defense Department officials.


Supreme Court declines to hear case to allow military medical malpractice lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Navy lieutenant’s wrongful death case that looked to overturn a rule that bars servicemembers from suing the government for medical malpractice.


Show of force in the Middle East continues with Lincoln and Kearsarge joint ops

The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group has entered the Arabian Sea and conducted joint drills with U.S. amphibious forces, Navy officials said, as tensions continue to mount following intelligence reports that Iran or its proxy forces planned to harm American troops in the region.


The US put nuclear waste under a dome on a Pacific island. Now it’s cracking open.

In 1977, thousands of U.S. servicemembers began collecting tainted surface soil across the Marshall Islands and bringing it to an uninhabited island, according to the islands' government. In 1980, a massive concrete dome was placed over the fallout debris, sealing off the material. Today, due to disrepair and rising sea tides, it is dangerously vulnerable.



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Episode 9: Contractors navigate complex maze of laws, policies for health care

A trio of experts joins hosts Michelle Harven and Desmon Farris to help explain the intricacies of contractor health care, provide tips for those in the industry and clear up some of the murkier aspects of the current system.


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Islamic State group emerges as a political force in western Africa

ISIS-West Africa, which broke away from the militant group Boko Haram three years ago, continues to launch high profile attacks that have placed the Nigerian military “under tremendous strain,” according to U.S. Africa Command.


West Loch disaster still holds its secrets 75 years after ‘second Pearl Harbor’

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — At age 20, Pfc. Noel Mercer fought with the first wave of Marines to hit the beaches of Tarawa in November 1943. The flamethrower operator survived the bloody three-day battle, which killed more than 900 men with the 2nd Marine Division and left another 2,200 wounded.


A 'miracle' nearly 75 years later: French man whose American father fought in WWII finds family

A Frenchman figured he'd likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the U.S. serviceman who had taken a bullet to the skull and been nursed back to health in a military hospital by his mother.



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Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint

Over the past several weeks the U.S. has sent an aircraft carrier and other resources to the Persian Gulf region, and evacuated non-essential personnel from Iraq, amid unspecified threats the administration says are linked to Iran.


North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

North Korea is denouncing the U.S. as “a gangster country” for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take “urgent measures” to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula.


Rescuers finally persuade Eiffel Tower climber to come down

Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police official said. The official said the man was “under control and out of danger” Monday night.


ISIS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria

A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from Islamic State detonated his explosives on a road in northern Syria, targeting a joint convoy belonging to the force and the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.


Islamic State group emerges as a political force in western Africa

ISIS-West Africa, which broke away from the militant group Boko Haram three years ago, continues to launch high profile attacks that have placed the Nigerian military “under tremendous strain,” according to U.S. Africa Command.


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Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint

Over the past several weeks the U.S. has sent an aircraft carrier and other resources to the Persian Gulf region, and evacuated non-essential personnel from Iraq, amid unspecified threats the administration says are linked to Iran.


North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure

North Korea is denouncing the U.S. as “a gangster country” for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take “urgent measures” to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula.


Rescuers finally persuade Eiffel Tower climber to come down

Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police official said. The official said the man was “under control and out of danger” Monday night.


ISIS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria

A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from Islamic State detonated his explosives on a road in northern Syria, targeting a joint convoy belonging to the force and the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.


Islamic State group emerges as a political force in western Africa

ISIS-West Africa, which broke away from the militant group Boko Haram three years ago, continues to launch high profile attacks that have placed the Nigerian military “under tremendous strain,” according to U.S. Africa Command.



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Supreme Court declines to hear case to allow military medical malpractice lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Navy lieutenant’s wrongful death case that looked to overturn a rule that bars servicemembers from suing the government for medical malpractice.



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Deployed Army dad surprises daughter at Florida graduation

A South Florida high school graduate got an unexpected gift when she was called back up on stage during the ceremony and then joined by her soldier father, whom she hadn’t seen in 10 years.


Coast Guard commander who led Great Lakes crews dies from motorcycle crash injuries

Coast Guard Cmdr. Molly Waters, who served on at least three Great Lakes Coast Guard vessels and was commanding officer on two of its cutters, the Hollyhock and the Neah Bay, died this week after her motorcycle was struck while she was driving to work, the military reported.


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Deployed Army dad surprises daughter at Florida graduation

A South Florida high school graduate got an unexpected gift when she was called back up on stage during the ceremony and then joined by her soldier father, whom she hadn’t seen in 10 years.


Coast Guard commander who led Great Lakes crews dies from motorcycle crash injuries

Coast Guard Cmdr. Molly Waters, who served on at least three Great Lakes Coast Guard vessels and was commanding officer on two of its cutters, the Hollyhock and the Neah Bay, died this week after her motorcycle was struck while she was driving to work, the military reported.



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Girls - Day 1

Raiders hope to crash party among large-school favorites

Problematic first-day matchups applied immediate pressure to favored large-school teams in the 2019 DODEA-Europe girls soccer tournaments.


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Girls - Day 1

Raiders hope to crash party among large-school favorites

Problematic first-day matchups applied immediate pressure to favored large-school teams in the 2019 DODEA-Europe girls soccer tournaments.