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{FD} Army should consider PTSD in gauging how it discharges vets, lawsuit says

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A federal lawsuit alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service members without adequately considering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health conditions. Continue reading

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{FD} Army private reunited with dog after court battle

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A Ohio Army private did something she never thought would happen again: She hugged her dog, Buck. Continue reading

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{FD} One dead, 4 injured in explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri

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DEVELOPING: One person has died and three were injured Tuesday after an explosion at an Army ammunition plant in Missouri, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump Calls Destroyer Commanders to Thank Them for Syria Strikes

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President Donald Trump thanked Cmdrs. Russell Caldwell and Andria Slough, commanding officers of the Ross and Porter respectively. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 Things to Start Your Week

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Here are five news stories and events to start your week. Continue reading

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{FD} Carrier Strike Group Sails Toward Korea After North’s Missile Test

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The Carl Vinson carrier strike group was ordered to cancel planned port visits in Australia and head toward the Korean peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} Combat Vet, Doctor, State Senator Tapped for Army Secretary

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Trump has nominated Dr. Mark E. Green, a state senator and decorated West Point graduate, to be the 23rd secretary of the Army. Continue reading

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{FD} SGLI System Upgrade Allows Troops to Make Changes at Home

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U.S. sailors are now able to update their SGLI) information online, a major upgrade from the previous, old-fashioned method. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Announces Deployment of 1,500 Alaska-Based Troops

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The deployment of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne, 25th Infantry Division to Afghanistan is part of a regular rotation. Continue reading

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{FD} First Two Marines Punished in Facebook Probe; Dozens More Investigated

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The Marine Corps has taken its first punitive action as part of an effort to crack down on misogynistic internet postings. Continue reading

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{FD} The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com

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Here’s a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com. Continue reading

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{FD} US Launches Cruise Missile Strike on Syria

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The U.S. military has launched cruise missiles at targets in Syria in response to the recent deadly chemical attack against civilians. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Commemorates 100th Anniversary of US Entering WWI

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A modest ceremony at the Pentagon marked the decision by Congress on April 6, 1917, to declare war on Imperial Germany. Continue reading

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{FD} Two-Star: Poor Communication May Have Spurred Pilots’ Refusal to Fly

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Rear Adm. DeWolfe Miller said the decision may reflect a lack of info about how much the service is doing to address the problem. Continue reading

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{FD} Five Marines Walk Away From CH-53 ‘Hard Landing’ in Yuma

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The helo was conducting a training mission in support of Yuma’s Weapons and Tactics Instructor school when the mishap took place. Continue reading

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{FD} More Drill Instructors Accused of Hazing to Face Court-Martial

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The Marine Corps has formally charged former two drill instructors accused of hazing recruits at Parris Island in South Carolina. Continue reading

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{FD} Navy Announces Two-Day Grounding for T-45s After Pilot Strike

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The pause will allow time for the Navy leadership to speak with the pilots, listen to concerns, and discuss risk mitigations. Continue reading

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{FD} The Most Talked About Stories This Week on Military.com

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Here are the stories generating the most comments this week on Military.com, along with a sampling of responses. Continue reading

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{FD} Spot’s Back: Marines Resume Testing With Four-Legged Robot

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After a long hiatus, the Marine Corps is about to start experimenting again with one of its most fanciful concepts. Continue reading

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{FD} Budget Woes Threaten Marine Corps Plan to Defeat Enemy Drones

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A yearlong continuing resolution would threaten the Marine Corps’ strategy to counter enemy unmanned aerial systems. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Approves New Award Devices for Combat

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The new devices are similar to the distinguished V device for valor, which was authorized decades ago for wear on Army ribbons. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Shows Off Its Lightest Combat Helmet Ever

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Officials said that the newest combat helmet will feel significantly lighter to soldiers while providing the same protection. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines Killed in Chattanooga Shooting to Receive Heroism Medal

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Two Marines who died during a shooting in Chattanooga will receive a medal the service reserves for acts of non-combat heroism. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines to Offer Retention Bonuses for F-35, V-22, F-18 Pilots

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The Marine Corps is set to offer retention bonuses for aviators for the first time since 2011. Continue reading

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{FD} Memo to the Marine Corps: Don’t Pretend It’s Just a PR Problem

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Following almost every scandal, the person, company or government entity responsible is tempted chalk it up as “a PR problem.” Continue reading

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{FD} New Details on Surprise Deployment as More Soldiers Head to War

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The Pentagon released new details behind the recent surprise deployment of about 200 82nd Airborne paratroopers to Iraq. Continue reading

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{FD} US official calls on Kosovo to retract law on creating army

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A senior United States official is calling on Kosovo leaders to retract a draft law on the transformation of its security force into a regular army and to continue consultations on the issue with the country’s ethnic minorities. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine Corps Reviews Chow Hall Options as Fitness Division Activates

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In a push to develop a more holistically healthy force, the Marine Corps is creating a Force Fitness Division. Continue reading

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{FD} UN’s proposed nuclear weapons ban ‘unrealistic,’ US general tells Congress

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The top U.S. general in Europe said Tuesday the United Nations’ proposed ban on nuclear weapons had serious problems, telling Congress that it was “just not realistic” amid ongoing threats from North Korea and Russia. Continue reading

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{FD} In Leadership Push, Navy Nixes Most Computer-Based General Training

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The Navy wants annual training on topics such as suicide prevention to be more than a ritual of clicking and scrolling. Continue reading

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{FD} Troubled Fort Bragg fire station needs repairs, congressman says

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Military firefighters stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina are working at a fire station the Public Affairs Officer Thomas McCollum exhibits poor working conditions. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Hornet Crash Result of Low Dive During Strafing Run

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The mishap appeared to be the result of a controlled flight into terrain, according to a newly released investigation. Continue reading

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{FD} Army to Require Soldiers to Test for Expert Action Badge

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The Expert Action Badge, an annual physical and skill-based test, will be similar to the prestigious Expert Infantryman Badge. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine Trademark Office Quietly Joins Fight Against Online Misogyny

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The Marine Corps Trademark and Licensing Office has taken on Disgruntled Decks, a game filled with inside jokes and crass humor. Continue reading

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{FD} Sailor Briefly in Irish Custody After Alleged Sexual Assault

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A U.S. sailor is in the hands of the Navy after being taken into custody by Irish authorities on suspicion of sexual assault. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Chief in Europe Wants More Weapons to Combat Russian Threat

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NATO’s supreme commander called Thursday for an escalated military buildup in Europe to deter Russia. Continue reading

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{FD} Chief: Army Will Need Smaller Units for Megacity Combat

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Preparing for urban warfare will mean redesigning fighting units to better cope with the compartmenting nature of city streets. Continue reading

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{FD} Construction begins on long-awaited Army Museum

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The United States Army is the only branch of the military without a national museum — but not for long. Continue reading

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{FD} Construction to Begin on National Army Museum

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The Army Historical Foundation announced that construction will soon begin on the National Museum of the United States Army. Continue reading

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{FD} Sexual assault reports increase at West Point, Annapolis

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Reports of sexual assaults increased at two of the three military academies last year and an anonymous survey suggests sexual misconduct rose across the board at the schools, The Associated Press has learned. Continue reading

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{FD} DNA samples used to reconstruct face of killer 30 years later

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After a 30-year wait, investigators have pictured the face of an Army specialist’s killer. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Leaders Search for Answers to Multi-Domain Battle

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Army leaders are wrestling with the challenges of equipping and supplying soldiers in a multi-threat battlefield of the future. Continue reading

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{FD} Missile Shortage, Hiring Freeze Spurs Readiness Woes: Generals

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U.S. Army generals told lawmakers that a shortage of missiles and the federal hiring freeze create readiness headaches. Continue reading

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{FD} Fathers of Slain Green Berets Accuse Jordanian of Murder

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The fathers of three Green Berets killed in Jordan said investigations show that a Jordanian guard murdered their sons. Continue reading

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{FD} US soldiers getting credentials for their specialties to help with civilian job hunt

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The U.S. Army is moving toward making greater efforts to help soldiers succeed in civilian life by giving them more tools to find work. Continue reading

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{FD} Unearthed drawings prompt man’s search to ID World War II heroes

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One man made a recent discovery finding his father’s artwork, including sketches of men from World War II. Continue reading

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{FD} Army drone that vanished on flight found stuck in a tree

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An Army drone that disappeared on a training flight in southern Arizona has been found hundreds of miles away in Colorado, and the military is trying to figure out how it got there. Continue reading

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{FD} IG report reveals Army general used gov’t charge card to pay for strip club tabs

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A former three-star U.S. Army general and former senior military aide to Defense Secretary Ash Carter will retire as a one-star general after an inspector general report revealed he used a government credit card to pay bar tabs at strip clubs in Rome a… Continue reading

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{FD} Military aide demoted for misconduct at overseas clubs

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A senior military aide fired by then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter has been demoted and will retire as a one-star general as a result of a misconduct investigation. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghanistan war getting little notice from Trump White House

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Afghanistan, America’s longest military fight, is getting little attention so far from the Trump administration despite the protracted struggle to rein in the Taliban and battle a stubborn Islamic State affiliate there. Continue reading

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