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{FD} Trump nominates top Raytheon lobbyist to be Army secretary

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President Donald Trump plans to nominate Raytheon lobbyist Mark Esper to be the next secretary of the Army. Continue reading

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{FD} US soldiers welcome Afghan translator who saved their life: See the tearful reunion

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The soldiers who served with him in Afghanistan call him “Fred.” Continue reading

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{FD} US soldier accused of trying to give ISIS classified documents, drone

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A Hawaii-based U.S. Army soldier was arrested over the weekend after allegedly attempting to provide military documents and a drone to the ISIS terror group. Continue reading

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{FD} US soldier arrested in Hawaii for alleged ties to ISIS, FBI says

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An active duty Army soldier was arrested over the weekend by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges for alleged connections he had with the Islamic State terror group, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Hawaii-based soldier arrested for alleged ties to ISIS, official says

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An active duty Army soldier was arrested Saturday by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges for alleged connections he had with ISIS. Continue reading

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{FD} US veteran blinded in Omar Khadr ambush says payment is treasonous

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A former U.S. Special Forces solider said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should be charged with treason after giving a former Al Qaeda militant, who severely injured him and killed a fellow soldier in an attack in Afghanistan in 2003, millions … Continue reading

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{FD} US soldier in Belarus mysteriously dies on vacation; body tossed from hotel, father says

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A soldier with the Georgia Army National Guard was on vacation with family when he mysteriously died on the last night of their trip to Europe, and relatives say they’ve been kept in the dark about how it happened. Continue reading

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{FD} Army soldier charged after Humvees destroyed

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A U.S. Army soldier has been charged after three Humvees were destroyed during a parachute drop last year. Continue reading

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{FD} US soldier killed in Afghanistan is identified

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The U.S. Department of Defense identified the soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom Sentinel killed Monday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as Pfc. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick. Continue reading

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{FD} Oklahoma army veteran leaves $2.25 million estate to Habitat for Humanity, 24 homes to be built

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An Army veteran who served his country in Vietnam and Saudi Arabia also contributed in a spectacular way to his adopted home state of Oklahoma. Continue reading

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{FD} Confederate street names stir debate in … New York City?

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Two of the Confederate Army’s best-known leaders have streets named for them in a place not normally associated with the Southern side of the Civil War — New York City. Continue reading

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{FD} More time allowed for review of new transgender enlistments

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is giving the military chiefs another six months to conduct a review to determine if allowing transgender individuals to enlist in the armed services will affect the “readiness or lethality” of the force. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon OKs 6-month delay in transgender enlistments

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is giving the military chiefs another six months before they begin allowing transgender individuals to enlist in the armed services. Continue reading

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{FD} Army Golden Knights paratroopers go from teammates to married couple

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Love and passion for the flying through the sky led to two skydivers competing all over the world for the military. Continue reading

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{FD} Colorado Green Beret cleared of negligent homicide in ‘Make My Day’ case

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The Colorado Springs U.S. Army Green Beret who shot and killed a man who entered his garage at night has been found not guilty of negligent homicide. Continue reading

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{FD} Army installation in Alabama locked down over ‘possible active shooter’

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A possible active shooter was reported at a U.S. Army installation in Alabama on Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Redstone Arsenal lockdown lifted after ‘possible active shooter’ alert

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An apparent false “active shooter” call prompted a lengthy lockdown at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama on Tuesday, but the U.S. Army post’s gates were reopened later in the afternoon. Continue reading

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{FD} AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

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Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} APNewsBreak: Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

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Officials say U.S. military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services. Continue reading

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{FD} US would welcome effective Syrian effort to defeat IS

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A U.S. military official says Washington would welcome a concerted effort by the Syrian government or its Iranian-backed partner forces to defeat the Islamic State group in its remaining strongholds in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

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The Pentagon says the Afghan government is in the early stages of developing a new “road map” for breaking a battlefield stalemate with the Taliban. Continue reading

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{FD} Seven US soldiers wounded after Afghan fighter opens fire in base: military officials

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Seven American soldiers were wounded when an Afghan army solider opened fire at a military base in northern Afghanistan, US military officials said Saturday. Continue reading

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{FD} At least one US solider wounded in incident at Afghan base: military officials

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At least one American soldier was wounded in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, US military officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump hands to Pentagon troop level decisions on Afghanistan

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump has given him the authority to determine U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} NY Army National Guard to mark US Army’s 242nd birthday

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Members of the New York Army National Guard will gather at its upstate headquarters to mark the 242nd birthday of the United States Army. Continue reading

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{FD} Residents: Army didn’t warn us about training blasts

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Some Rhode Island residents say they never received a warning about military training exercises last week that included helicopters buzzing over the treetops and simulated explosions. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmakers demand new strategy for 16-year Afghan war

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Senators sharply criticized Pentagon leaders Tuesday for not completing a new strategy for the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis acknowledged that “the enemy is surging right now. Continue reading

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{FD} Army reservist banned from graduation gets diploma, apology from principal

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A Northern California high school principal on Monday issued a public apology and handed a diploma to an Army reservist who was not allowed to wear his military uniform at his graduation ceremony last week. Continue reading

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{FD} 3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, deaths under investigation

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{FD} Army veteran in NYC reunited with stolen service dog

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A service dog belonging to an Afghanistan veteran was returned to its owner in New York City after a couple of attackers stole the animal nearly a month ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghanistan shooting: 3 US soldiers killed are identified

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The Pentagon released the names of the three U.S. soldiers who died Saturday from an Afghan army soldier attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Army colonel, others charged in alleged multi-million dollar bribery scheme

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A U.S. Army colonel, along with his wife and a former defense contractor have been accused by a federal grand jury of a bribery scheme to defraud the government of more than $20 million. Continue reading

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{FD} Chelsea Manning gives first interview since prison release

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Chelsea Manning believed she had a “responsibility to the public” and didn’t think she was risking national security when she leaked a trove of classified documents, the soldier said in her first interview since being released from a military prison la… Continue reading

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{FD} US says drone fired on US-backed forces near Syrian camp

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A U.S. military official says a drone fired on U.S.-backed forces near a military camp in southern Syria where U.S. troops are working with Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group. Continue reading

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{FD} Army-bound high school senior not allowed to wear stole at graduation

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Elias decided to enlist in the U.S. Army after graduating Redlands High School. Continue reading

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{FD} Jordan reportedly files murder charge in deaths of 3 Green Berets

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The Jordan government has formally charged one of its soldiers with murder in last year’s deaths of three Green Berets, the Houston Chronicle reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Illinois soldier gets airline ticket home, thanks to a stranger

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A stranger bought an airline ticket for Keaton Tilson, 19, so he could go home to Illinois to see his family on Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} 71-year-old Army veteran graduates high school 52 years later

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A 71-year-old army veteran is preparing for his high school graduation after missing his 1964 graduation because he was enlisted, a day he’s now regretted missing for decades. Continue reading

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{FD} Chelsea Manning releases first photo of herself after prison: ‘Here I am everyone’

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning posted the first photo of herself on Thursday, a day after she was released from a Kansas military prison for providing classified government materials to WikiLeaks. Continue reading

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{FD} Chelsea Manning freed from Kansas military prison

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Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, was freed from a Kansas military prison early Wednesday morning after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence. Continue reading

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{FD} Chelsea Manning to remain in Army, receive health care benefits after prison release

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Chelsea Manning will remain on active duty following her release from military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on May 17, the U.S. Army said Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Immigrants explain why they’re joining the US Army

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Army Specialist Tue Minh Do Nguyen is among nearly a hundred immigrants celebrating their naturalization and graduation from Fort Jackson’s Army Basic Combat Training. Continue reading

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{FD} Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

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President Donald Trump’s choice for Army secretary withdrew his nomination on Friday in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} US senator wounded in Iraq opposes Trump pick for Army post

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A senator wounded in combat says President Donald Trump’s pick for Army secretary isn’t fit to lead the service. Continue reading

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{FD} Top Senate Dem to oppose Trump’s pick for Army secretary

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The Senate’s top Democrat says he’ll vote against President Donald Trump’s pick for Army secretary over the disparaging comments the nominee has made about LGBT people and other groups of Americans. Continue reading

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{FD} Army releases haunting images of combat photographer’s death in Afghanistan

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The Army this week released haunting images showing the moment a mortar tube accidentally exploded during live-fire training in Afghanistan, killing the photographer behind the lens. Continue reading

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{FD} US Army paratrooper killed fighting ISIS in Iraq is identified

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25-year-old Weston C. Lee was killed after an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Mosul. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon names Army Rangers killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

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The Rangers may have been killed by friendly fire from Afghan forces. Continue reading

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{FD} Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

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The Pentagon says the two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire. Continue reading

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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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