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In a  Aug. 23, 2018 photo, Michael Drejka sits in court during a bond hearing at the Pinellas County Justice Center in Clearwater, Fla.  Drejka, who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a handicapped parking space, told detectives he fired because he had been pushed to the ground and he feared the man was about to "finish" what he started, video played at his trial Thursday, August 22, 2019  shows.<br>Jim Damaske/AP

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man

A man who told detectives he had a "pet peeve" about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.


Navy’s top SEAL orders adoption of grooming and uniform standards, blames leadership for ‘ethically misaligned’ troops

The Navy’s top SEAL has ordered Naval Special Warfare Command to adopt stringent grooming and uniform standards required throughout the rest of the service, telling his top commanders “that a portion of this force is ethically misaligned with our culture.”


Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for new laws

Texas' muscular gun-rights lobby swiftly pushed back after Gov. Greg Abbott raised the possibility of tighter firearms laws in response to a gunman killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart.

Lawsuit: Ex-Citadel staffer drugged, sexually abused cadet

A student at The Citadel has sued an ex-instructor at South Carolina's military college, saying the instructor exchanged sex for avoiding discipline at the school.


Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back after Beijing raised taxes on U.S. products.




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Lakenheath takes action against suicide with stand-down, bike ride and cups of tea

The 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath will stand down for one day at the end of August to address the spiraling number of suicides in the Air Force, officials said.


Army memo with Nazi phrase leads to commander's suspension

An Army commander of a Houston-area recruiting company has been suspended for distributing a memo that included a phrase used in concentration camps by the Nazis during World War II, officials from Army Recruiting Command confirmed Friday.


Navy secretary calls for expanded review of Navy, Marines JAG Corps

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has called for an expanded review of the Navy’s Judge Advocate General Corps to include an assessment of the Marines’ Judge Advocates after a recent court-martial raised concerns about the service’s ability to handle legal cases effectively.


Coast Guard commissioning pair of combat-ready cutters Saturday

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a dual-commissioning ceremony for two Legend-class national security cutters Saturday at U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu.


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Lakenheath takes action against suicide with stand-down, bike ride and cups of tea

The 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath will stand down for one day at the end of August to address the spiraling number of suicides in the Air Force, officials said.


Army memo with Nazi phrase leads to commander's suspension

An Army commander of a Houston-area recruiting company has been suspended for distributing a memo that included a phrase used in concentration camps by the Nazis during World War II, officials from Army Recruiting Command confirmed Friday.


Navy secretary calls for expanded review of Navy, Marines JAG Corps

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has called for an expanded review of the Navy’s Judge Advocate General Corps to include an assessment of the Marines’ Judge Advocates after a recent court-martial raised concerns about the service’s ability to handle legal cases effectively.


Coast Guard commissioning pair of combat-ready cutters Saturday

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a dual-commissioning ceremony for two Legend-class national security cutters Saturday at U.S. Coast Guard Base Honolulu.



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