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{FD} Soldier killed at Fort Bragg was training to be Green Beret

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A soldier killed during a demolition accident during Green Beret training was learning tasks that included working with explosives. Continue reading

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{FD} Eight Special Ops soldiers injured during demolitions training at Fort Bragg

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Eight U.S. Special Operations soldiers were injured Thursday during a training exercise involving demolitions at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Several soldiers injured in explosion at Fort Bragg, officials say

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Eight soldiers were injured in an explosion at a during a training exercise on Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Thursday, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Groups seek to halt Trump transgender military policy change

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Two LGBT-rights organizations are trying to stop President Donald Trump from changing the government’s policy on military service by transgender people. Continue reading

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{FD} Islamabad leaders to Trump: Don’t scapegoat Pakistan

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Pakistan’s political and military leaders have rejected President Donald Trump’s allegation that Islamabad is harboring militants who battle U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghanistan vets reassured by Trump reversing calls for exit

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Many veterans who have fought in America’s longest war say it’s reassuring that President Donald Trump reversed his past calls for a speedy exit from Afghanistan because they don’t want the sacrifices they’ve made to be in vain. Continue reading

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{FD} Search for missing Army helicopter crew suspended in Hawaii

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Officials have suspended the search for five Army soldiers who were in a helicopter crash during offshore training in Hawaii last week. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump commits US to fight on in Afghanistan; no speedy exit

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President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost. Continue reading

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{FD} Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism

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Leaders of the four major U.S. military services have spoken out against racism and extremism after last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue reading

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{FD} Black Hawk helicopter with 5 crew members on board crashes off Hawaii, Coast Guard says

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An Army Black Hawk helicopter carrying five crew members crashed in the ocean late Tuesday two miles off the coast of Hawaii, sparking a massive response from the Coast Guard. Continue reading

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{FD} Plaques honoring Lee removed; governor wants streets renamed

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Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese say they’ll remove two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a church property in Brooklyn. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of WW II ‘Hell’s Fury’ crew member return after 74 years

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A World War II soldier from Tennessee is finally coming home nearly 74 years after his death. Continue reading

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{FD} Top US military officer notes ‘difficult issues’ with China

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The top U.S. military officer has told a top Chinese general that the U.S. and China have “many difficult issues” to work through, but that he hopes meetings between the sides this week will lead to progress. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon cites artillery ‘mishap’ in 2 US deaths in Iraq

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A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery “mishap.” Continue reading

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{FD} Guard with ‘top secret’ clearance admits to abandoning post

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A former Department of Defense security guard and Army intelligence officer has admitted to abandoning her work station when she was supposed to be monitoring security cameras. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump offers NKorea tough talk, despite miscalculation risk

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Warning of “fire and fury,” President Donald Trump answered North Korea’s threats with rhetoric the nuclear-armed nation might appreciate. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified

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The two US Army soldiers who were killed Wednesday during an attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province have been identified. Continue reading

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{FD} US soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified

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The two US Army soldiers who were killed Wednesday during an attack in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province have been identified. Continue reading

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{FD} China helps search for missing US Navy sailor

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China’s Defense Ministry says a Chinese warship is assisting the U.S. Navy in its search for a sailor who is missing and may have gone overboard during operations in the South China Sea. Continue reading

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{FD} Report: Trump fumed about Afghanistan in tense meeting

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President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated by the situation in Afghanistan and has recently floated a change in command. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of missing WWII pilot killed in 1944 identified

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70 years after his death, the missing remains of a World War II pilot have been discovered. Continue reading

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{FD} Army veteran helping rebuild Kenyan school for underprivileged children

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An effort to collect shoes for underprivileged children blossomed into a more ambitious one: Rebuilding an overcrowded, dilapidated children’s home in Archer’s Post, Kenya. Continue reading

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{FD} Sessions taps Army general to lead federal prison system

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A U.S. Army general has been tapped to lead the federal prison system, which will likely see its inmate population grow with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ tough-on-crime policies. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of WWII pilot from NYC killed in 1944 identified

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The remains of a World War II pilot from New York City have been identified more than 70 years after he was killed in combat. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War hero

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President Donald Trump awarded the nation’s highest military honor Monday to a Vietnam War veteran who saved wounded soldiers from a kill zone despite his own serious injuries. Continue reading

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{FD} Body of convicted murderer, Army veteran removed from Connecticut veterans cemetery

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The body of a man who was convicted of killing three people in 1972 has been removed from the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown, Conn. Continue reading

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{FD} Macedonian and US troops start joint military exercise

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Macedonian and United States troops have started two weeks of joint military manoeuvers in central Macedonia as part of the Balkan country’s drive to join NATO. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump’s transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress

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President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on de… Continue reading

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{FD} Transgender troops: A presidential tweet is not an order

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President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump’s “guidance.” Continue reading

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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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