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U.S. diplomats and military officials met this week with a Libyan militia leader whose offensive on Tripoli earlier this year forced American troops out of the country, but who is now seen as key to ending the country’s eight-year-old civil war.


Air Force identifies civilian intelligence analyst who died in noncombat incident in Qatar

Jason P. Zaki, 32, was deployed to the 609th Air Operations Center from the Pentagon to support operations in the Middle East, officials said.


Sailor arrested aboard USS Ronald Reagan on child sexual assault charges

The U.S. Marshals Service and Naval Criminal Investigative Service arrested a USS Ronald Reagan sailor aboard the aircraft carrier on child sexual assault charges out of Nevada, according to a report.


Throwback tiger stripes could get more use among Green Berets

A tiger stripe uniform like the one John Wayne wore in the 1968 film “The Green Berets” is making something of a comeback among today’s Green Berets.



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Episode 21: Contractors: Asset or liability to nation's cybersecurity?

Private contractors have taken part — or even led the charge — in America's cybersecurity efforts, but not without controversy.

Richard Clarke, special cybersecurity adviser to President George W. Bush joins us this week and addresses digital threats and how military contractors have helped and hurt U.S. national security.

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Throwback tiger stripes could get more use among Green Berets

A tiger stripe uniform like the one John Wayne wore in the 1968 film “The Green Berets” is making something of a comeback among today’s Green Berets.


Sailor arrested aboard USS Ronald Reagan on child sexual assault charges

The U.S. Marshals Service and Naval Criminal Investigative Service arrested a USS Ronald Reagan sailor aboard the aircraft carrier on child sexual assault charges out of Nevada, according to a report.


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Everyone wins, no one sinks in Aviano’s first cardboard boat race

The red-white-and-blue couldn’t defeat the olive-drab-and-silver at Aviano Air Base’s inaugural cardboard boat race in Italy this week.


US blamed as Afghan officials say over 70 killed or injured in airstrike

The U.S. military was under fire Thursday from Afghan officials who said an American drone strike in Nangarhar province had killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 40 others. The U.S. military said claims of civilian casualties were being investigated.


US holds rare talks with rebel leader in Libya in hopes of brokering peace deal

U.S. diplomats and military officials met this week with a Libyan militia leader whose offensive on Tripoli earlier this year forced American troops out of the country, but who is now seen as key to ending the country’s eight-year-old civil war.


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Throwback tiger stripes could get more use among Green Berets

A tiger stripe uniform like the one John Wayne wore in the 1968 film “The Green Berets” is making something of a comeback among today’s Green Berets.


Sailor arrested aboard USS Ronald Reagan on child sexual assault charges

The U.S. Marshals Service and Naval Criminal Investigative Service arrested a USS Ronald Reagan sailor aboard the aircraft carrier on child sexual assault charges out of Nevada, according to a report.


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Everyone wins, no one sinks in Aviano’s first cardboard boat race

The red-white-and-blue couldn’t defeat the olive-drab-and-silver at Aviano Air Base’s inaugural cardboard boat race in Italy this week.


US blamed as Afghan officials say over 70 killed or injured in airstrike

The U.S. military was under fire Thursday from Afghan officials who said an American drone strike in Nangarhar province had killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 40 others. The U.S. military said claims of civilian casualties were being investigated.


US holds rare talks with rebel leader in Libya in hopes of brokering peace deal

U.S. diplomats and military officials met this week with a Libyan militia leader whose offensive on Tripoli earlier this year forced American troops out of the country, but who is now seen as key to ending the country’s eight-year-old civil war.



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People pack Wyoming cemetery as remains of 23 veterans are brought to final resting place

Twenty-three men were buried in a Wyoming cemetery. None had family to bid them farewell. Instead, they had a town as the citizens of Evansville and surrounding areas turned out to give them a hero's burial.



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Carrier strike group deploys while USS Truman is being repaired

The Navy’s recently revived 2nd Fleet deployed a carrier strike group last week without its aircraft carrier, the USS Harry S. Truman, which remains idled because of an electrical malfunction.


Marine Corps unit wants to hold annual ball at presidential venue: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club

While specific funding sources for the upcoming ball hosted by the 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company of West Palm Beach, Fla. are unclear, the practice of spending taxpayer money at Trump properties has been criticized by Democrats and government watchdogs.


On the Eastern Shore, preparing to prevent a disaster

Local, state, federal and military agencies in Virginia team up with industry and spill-management contractors to work out what to do in a simulation organized by the U.S. Coast Guard.


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Carrier strike group deploys while USS Truman is being repaired

The Navy’s recently revived 2nd Fleet deployed a carrier strike group last week without its aircraft carrier, the USS Harry S. Truman, which remains idled because of an electrical malfunction.


Marine Corps unit wants to hold annual ball at presidential venue: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club

While specific funding sources for the upcoming ball hosted by the 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company of West Palm Beach, Fla. are unclear, the practice of spending taxpayer money at Trump properties has been criticized by Democrats and government watchdogs.


On the Eastern Shore, preparing to prevent a disaster

Local, state, federal and military agencies in Virginia team up with industry and spill-management contractors to work out what to do in a simulation organized by the U.S. Coast Guard.