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The comprehensive report, still confidential, marks the end of Mueller's probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump's attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, federal courts.



Navy cryptologist Shannon Kent, killed in ISIS suicide attack in Syria, was torn between family and duty

Some family members are angry at the military for telling Shannon she wasn't healthy enough to enter the doctoral program even as it sent her to Syria.


Two US servicemembers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. servicemembers were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Friday, the U.S. military said.


AF seeks to demolish 5 percent of its infrastructure to save billions of dollars over next 30 years

The Air Force wants to demolish 5 percent of the infrastructure in place across its 180 bases worldwide as the service rethinks its approach to maintaining its buildings, runways and silos, among other structures, officials announced Friday.



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The beginnings of Blackwater and how it forever changed US policy

Blackwater. Even though the name hasn’t been in official use for almost a decade, it remains synonymous with private military contracting.

In this episode, we delve into its history and how its success and failures changed American foreign policy forever.


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Alabama lawmakers, family of slain CIA officer angered by 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh's release

The parents of the first American killed in Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks are speaking out about the expected release in May of John Walker Lindh, dubbed the “American Taliban” after his battlefield capture, who they hold responsible for their son’s death.


In response to back-to-back deadly collisions, Navy rethinks ship bridges to help prevent future accidents

The Navy plans sweeping changes to bridges and control systems on its ships to increase crew efficiency and help them avoid collisions like those that killed 17 sailors on the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.


Nebraska military bases finally able to assess flooding damage

Water continues to recede at Offutt Air Force Base and Camp Ashland in Nebraska, allowing work crews to enter and assess damage at buildings that flooded nearly a week ago when heavy rains and melting snow upstream overwhelmed levees and shorelines along the Missouri and Platte rivers.



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Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

The comprehensive report, still confidential, marks the end of Mueller's probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump's attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, federal courts.


Trump reverses new sanctions on North Korea, bucking US Treasury

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that he "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary.


'Kill as many infidels as possible': Suspected terror plot in Germany leads to raids; 11 arrested

German authorities say 11 people have been arrested in raids in western Germany on a group of people suspected of planning an Islamic extremist attack using a vehicle and firearms.


Islamic State territory in Syria '100 percent' eliminated, White House says

All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been"100 percent" eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group's holdouts.


US helps Somali commando force grow from battalion to brigade

U.S. Africa Command is aiding the buildup of a specialized commando brigade in Somalia that has emerged as a key force in the fight to reclaim territory held by al-Qaida-aligned insurgents.


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Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe, delivers report

The comprehensive report, still confidential, marks the end of Mueller's probe but sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump's attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, federal courts.


Trump reverses new sanctions on North Korea, bucking US Treasury

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that he "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary.


'Kill as many infidels as possible': Suspected terror plot in Germany leads to raids; 11 arrested

German authorities say 11 people have been arrested in raids in western Germany on a group of people suspected of planning an Islamic extremist attack using a vehicle and firearms.


Islamic State territory in Syria '100 percent' eliminated, White House says

All Islamic State-held territory in Syria has been"100 percent" eliminated, the White House announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continues on the ground between coalition forces and the group's holdouts.


US helps Somali commando force grow from battalion to brigade

U.S. Africa Command is aiding the buildup of a specialized commando brigade in Somalia that has emerged as a key force in the fight to reclaim territory held by al-Qaida-aligned insurgents.



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'He was not the same person that went over there,' says mom of Army vet who died by suicide

Brieux Dash had a military family by blood and another by marriage. He joined after high school and went twice into combat, and came home with PTSD. He raised a family of three and was able to graduate college, but his demons were gaining on him.



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Nebraska military bases finally able to assess flooding damage

Water continues to recede at Offutt Air Force Base and Camp Ashland in Nebraska, allowing work crews to enter and assess damage at buildings that flooded nearly a week ago when heavy rains and melting snow upstream overwhelmed levees and shorelines along the Missouri and Platte rivers.


Okinawa governor's plea for one-month suspension of work on Henoko base is rejected by Tokyo

Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya rejected on Friday a request by Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki for a one-month suspension of land reclamation work in the Henoko district of northern Okinawa Prefecture, further deepening tensions over the controversial project to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within the prefecture.


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Nebraska military bases finally able to assess flooding damage

Water continues to recede at Offutt Air Force Base and Camp Ashland in Nebraska, allowing work crews to enter and assess damage at buildings that flooded nearly a week ago when heavy rains and melting snow upstream overwhelmed levees and shorelines along the Missouri and Platte rivers.


Okinawa governor's plea for one-month suspension of work on Henoko base is rejected by Tokyo

Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya rejected on Friday a request by Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki for a one-month suspension of land reclamation work in the Henoko district of northern Okinawa Prefecture, further deepening tensions over the controversial project to relocate U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma within the prefecture.



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Ferch hopes that seven times is the charm for Kadena

If holding onto a DODEA coaching position was based solely on performance, then on paper, it would seem that Steven Ferch had little left to prove.


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Ferch hopes that seven times is the charm for Kadena

If holding onto a DODEA coaching position was based solely on performance, then on paper, it would seem that Steven Ferch had little left to prove.