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Chinese-made smartphones that the heads of U.S. intelligence have urged Americans not to buy are being sold to servicemembers across Germany at on-base exchange facilities, despite concerns of data theft and espionage.


Families of former POWs angry loved ones can't receive full honors at Arlington

Army Pvt. 1st Class Robert Fletcher was captured by Chinese forces in Korea on Nov. 27, 1950, after heavy fighting.


Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


War correspondent Ernie Pyle’s legacy more important than ever, officers say at memorial

A Sunday memorial service was held at the spot where famed World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle was felled by a Japanese bullet. Okinawa’s American Legion Post 28 began hosting memorial services in 1952 for Pyle, who was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for chronicling the average American soldier in foxholes across Europe.


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It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn't see a way to get there.


Wasp strike group wraps up inaugural patrol of Western Pacific

Two thousand, three hundred Marines are back on Okinawa after more than a month at sea accompanying the USS Wasp amphibious warship and F-35B stealth fighters on their first patrol of the Western Pacific.


Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case.



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Pompeo facing steep opposition at Senate panel

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


Military convoy delivers construction material to THAAD base despite protests

A convoy delivered construction material and other equipment to the military base housing a controversial U.S. missile-defense system Monday after riot police scuffled with protesters trying to block the road, according to officials and witnesses.


Chinese smartphones cited by intelligence as security risk sold on US bases

Chinese-made smartphones that the heads of U.S. intelligence have urged Americans not to buy are being sold to servicemembers across Germany at on-base exchange facilities, despite concerns of data theft and espionage.


Taliban attacks kill 14 troops and policemen, Afghan officials say

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as Kabul residents prepared to bury their loved ones slain in a horrific bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a voter registration center the day before, killing 57.


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Pompeo facing steep opposition at Senate panel

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


Military convoy delivers construction material to THAAD base despite protests

A convoy delivered construction material and other equipment to the military base housing a controversial U.S. missile-defense system Monday after riot police scuffled with protesters trying to block the road, according to officials and witnesses.


Chinese smartphones cited by intelligence as security risk sold on US bases

Chinese-made smartphones that the heads of U.S. intelligence have urged Americans not to buy are being sold to servicemembers across Germany at on-base exchange facilities, despite concerns of data theft and espionage.


Taliban attacks kill 14 troops and policemen, Afghan officials say

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as Kabul residents prepared to bury their loved ones slain in a horrific bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a voter registration center the day before, killing 57.



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Family starts GoFundMe for Army vet shot during robbery in Cleveland

The family of a man shot Thursday afternoon while walking in Cleveland's Midtown district has started a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for his medical costs.



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Captured Marine accused of groping woman, fleeing duties

Cpl. Calvin S. Barker, 22, has been charged with unauthorized absence from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and two counts of groping an unidentified sleeping woman stemming from a Dec. 3 incident.


Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


Wasp strike group wraps up inaugural patrol of Western Pacific

Two thousand, three hundred Marines are back on Okinawa after more than a month at sea accompanying the USS Wasp amphibious warship and F-35B stealth fighters on their first patrol of the Western Pacific.


Lawmakers call on Army to study buying Iron Dome

In a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense co-signed by 40 members of Congress, Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Peter Roskam, R-Ill., also call for a budget of $500 million for support of Israeli missile- and rocket-defense systems in the 2019 fiscal year.


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Captured Marine accused of groping woman, fleeing duties

Cpl. Calvin S. Barker, 22, has been charged with unauthorized absence from Camp Pendleton, Calif., and two counts of groping an unidentified sleeping woman stemming from a Dec. 3 incident.


Airman killed at Roberts Ridge to receive Medal of Honor, report says

A combat controller killed in action in Afghanistan in 2002 is set to become the first airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, according to a national security news site.


Wasp strike group wraps up inaugural patrol of Western Pacific

Two thousand, three hundred Marines are back on Okinawa after more than a month at sea accompanying the USS Wasp amphibious warship and F-35B stealth fighters on their first patrol of the Western Pacific.


Lawmakers call on Army to study buying Iron Dome

In a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense co-signed by 40 members of Congress, Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., and Peter Roskam, R-Ill., also call for a budget of $500 million for support of Israeli missile- and rocket-defense systems in the 2019 fiscal year.



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Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs.


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Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

Jake Guentzel dropped to his right knee and slid on the ice in celebration, not only for his second career postseason hat trick, but for the goal that assured Pittsburgh was moving on in the playoffs.