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{FD} Soldier killed in Bronx fire honored with medals of valor

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A soldier who died while saving others in a devastating New York apartment fire late last year was posthumously honored with two medals of valor, the National Guard announced Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon misconduct complaints increase; fewer found guilty

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The number of complaints filed against senior military and defense officials has increased over the past several years, but more cases are being rejected as not credible and fewer officers are being found guilty of misconduct, according to data from De… Continue reading

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{FD} Seven soldier athletes set to join Team USA at 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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With just over a week before the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Team U.S.A. added seven Army Soldiers to their roster to represent their country again but this time, they’re showcasing their athletic ability. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump praises Staff Sgt. Justin Peck’s heroics during State of the Union

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President Donald Trump, during his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, praised Staff Sgt. Justin Peck, who was part of an intense U.S. Army mission in Syria and was credited with saving the life of a fellow officer. Continue reading

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{FD} World War II-era aircraft wreckage may have turned up in India

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Aircraft wreckage discovered in northeastern India is believed to be part of a U.S. plane from World War II. Continue reading

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{FD} FEMA: Hawaii didn’t need approval to retract missile alert

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Gov. David Ige has appointed a new head of Hawaii’s emergency management agency after a faulty alert was sent to cellphones around the state warning of an incoming missile attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Transgender US military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

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Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the U.S. military for the first time because they feel that courts will ultimately block President Donald Trump from banning their service. Continue reading

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{FD} World War II dog tag is back with Battle of Bulge survivor 73 years later

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A 92-year-old Battle of Bulge survivor has been reunited with a dog tag he lost days before the bloody World War II battle 73 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan army chief: US general called, offered assurances

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Pakistan’s army chief says he received a phone call from the head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Continue reading

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{FD} US refuses visa for Serbia’s army chief of staff

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Serbia’s defense minister says the U.S.’s rejection of a visa application from his army’s chief of staff will have consequences for military relations between the two countries. Continue reading

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{FD} Schumer asks Army to honor heroic solider killed in massive Bronx fire

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Senator Chuck Schumer, D-Ny, is asking the Army to honor a soldier who died while rescuing four people from a deadly Bronx fire that ultimately took his life along with 12 others. Continue reading

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{FD} Army and Homeland Security prepping teachers for the gunman at the door

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Using cutting-edge video game technology and animation, the U.S. Army and Homeland Security have developed a computer-based simulator that can train everyone from teachers to first responders on how to react to an active-shooter scenario. Continue reading

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{FD} Clarification: Defense Department-Lawsuit story

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Three large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national background check system. Continue reading

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{FD} US Army sergeant killed in Niger attack not captured, despite reports

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U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers killed Oct. 4 in Niger when ambushed by Islamic extremists, was neither captured nor executed at close range, two senior U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News on Sunday. Continue reading

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{FD} Law of the Jungle: US soldiers learning new skills for new threats

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They are scenes reminiscent of the Vietnam War and the Pacific Theater during World War II: U.S. soldiers, caked with mud and dripping wet from monsoon rains, quietly traversing thick jungle brush. Continue reading

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{FD} New York man accused of fabricating decorated Green Beret military career

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A New York man fabricated his decorated military career, with claims of being a Green Beret, receiving medals for courage under fire and serving for 25 years all being exposed as lies, according to military documents. Continue reading

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{FD} American army commander says US committed to NATO, Europe

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The outgoing U.S. Army Europe commander says America’s continued commitment to European security in the face of Russian aggression is in Washington’s interest. Continue reading

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{FD} Charles Jenkins, Ex-US Army soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77

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Charles Jenkins, a former U.S. Army soldier who deserted to North Korea at the height of the Cold War, died Monday. He was 77. Continue reading

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{FD} West Point cadet who said star quarterback raped her drops out

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Madeline Lewis, a former West Point cadet, said she dropped out after receiving a lackluster response from the school when she accused the star quarterback of a sexual assault. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: About 2,000 US troops in Syria

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The Pentagon says there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Army now forgiving of past marijuana use to attract recruits

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Smoked pot? Want to go to war? Continue reading

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{FD} Smoked pot and want to enlist? Army issuing more waivers

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Smoked pot? Want to go to war? Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran’s son seeking to return father’s portraits of other WWII soldiers

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The son of a World War II veteran is on a mission to identify 15 soldiers who his father drew portraits of more than 70 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} APNewsBreak: Army probes criticism of Green Beret training

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The Army says it’s investigating an anonymous email that accused service leaders of “moral cowardice” for ditching training standards and allowing undeserving soldiers to become elite Green Berets. Continue reading

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{FD} US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

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All of the U.S. military’s special operations fighters now being sent to war zones have freeze-dried blood plasma, a crucial addition to first-aid kits that can prevent badly wounded troops from bleeding to death on the battlefield. Continue reading

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{FD} US military: No civilians killed in August raid in Somalia

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A U.S. military investigation of an August raid in Somalia is contradicting Somali officials’ accusations that several civilians, including children, were killed. Continue reading

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{FD} Paratrooper dies inside barracks at Fort Bragg, Army says

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A United States paratrooper was found dead in his barracks at Fort Bragg, North Carolina on Saturday evening, the Army said. Continue reading

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{FD} Remains of pilot shot down in WWII coming home for burial

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The Pentagon says the remains of an American pilot shot down in Europe during World War II are being returned to his New York family for burial 73 years after he died. Continue reading

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{FD} Women get chance to ‘one-up’ the men in mixed infantry units

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The young Army infantry recruits lined up in full combat gear, guns at the ready. Continue reading

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{FD} US troops killed in plane crashes skyrockets in 2017

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Even before the Navy cargo plane crash Wednesday, the number of US troops killed in plane crashes had skyrocketed in the past year along with the total number of crashes overall compared to this point a year ago, a Fox News investigation has uncovered. Continue reading

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{FD} US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills

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Military units from two seemingly unlikely partners have carried out a joint response to a natural disaster on a base along the Oregon coast. Continue reading

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{FD} Military members reassigned after having inappropriate contact during Trump’s Asia trip

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Three military members working for the White House have been reassigned after having alleged inappropriate contact with foreign women during President Trump’s recent trip to Asia, a senior U.S. defense official has confirmed to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} Additional remains of US soldier Johnson found in Niger

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The Pentagon says it has recovered additional remains of Army Sgt. Continue reading

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{FD} Servicemen killed in WWII to finally be buried in California

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Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns. Continue reading

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{FD} 1st woman to hold National Guard’s top enlisted post

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A 23-year-old veteran of the U.S. military now serving as the top enlisted leader of the New York Army and Air National Guard is the first woman to hold the position. Continue reading

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{FD} Top Army officer says ‘significant amount’ of soldiers’ crime data not reported to feds

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The Army’s top officer said Wednesday that his service had many “gaps” to fill when it comes to sharing soldiers’ criminal history with federal law enforcement agencies in the wake of this month’s Texas church shooting, which was carried out by an Air … Continue reading

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{FD} Army drops plans to give waivers to recruits with history of mental illness

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The Army’s top officer said Wednesday that the service had “rescinded” a controversial memo permitting people with a history of severe mental illness to seek waivers allowing them to join up. Continue reading

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{FD} 100 lawmakers urge US army not to award Bergdahl possible $300G in back pay

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One hundred members of Congress have signed a letter urging the U.S. Army not to award Private Bowe Bergdahl a possible $300,000 in back pay after he was given a dishonorable discharge and demoted for deserting his base in Afghanistan in 2009. Continue reading

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{FD} Army acknowledges failures to report crime data to FBI

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The Army’s top general says his service failed in a “significant” number of cases to report soldiers’ criminal history to the FBI. Continue reading

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{FD} Senate votes to confirm Trump’s pick for Army secretary

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The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice for Army Secretary. Continue reading

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{FD} Army lifts ban on cutters, mentally ill and drug abusers to meet recruiting goals

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Facing low recruitment levels, the U.S. Army quietly lifted its ban on allowing people with a history of mental illness, self-mutilation and drug abuse to serve in the military – despite warnings from the industry about the risks involved. Continue reading

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{FD} US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ al-Shabaab militants, military says

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The United States military says it has carried out a drone strike against the al-Shabaab extremist group in Somalia, killing “several” militants. Continue reading

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{FD} Army officer at DMZ lends Sanders his jacket on cold day

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A chivalrous Army officer reportedly lent his jacket to a chilly Sarah Sanders, press secretary to President Trump, during their unsuccessful attempted visit Wednesday to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Continue reading

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{FD} $3 cheeseburger snowballs into kind act for Army veteran

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A simple act of kindness and a $3 hamburger snowballed into a coat of fresh paint for an Oklahoma veteran’s home. Continue reading

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{FD} PGA program helps veterans heal through golf

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Chris Nowak lost his leg in a friendly-fire training accident, but the Marine Corps veteran doesn’t let his injury keep him from his work with the PGA’s Hope program, dedicated to helping veterans heal through the game of golf. Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon: Probe of Niger killings likely to come in January

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The Pentagon has told family members of the four U.S. soldiers killed last month in Niger that its investigation won’t be finished until at least January. Continue reading

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{FD} Leave No Man Behind: Expert team prepares to retrieve remains of fallen WWII servicemen from up to 350 feet below ice

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A 15-person team from the nonprofit Fallen American Veterans Foundation (FAVF) with the Defense Department, the Coast Guard, and Google Earth is preparing to embark on the search and recovery of U.S. service personnel missing in action during WWII in s… Continue reading

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{FD} Combat and cultural readiness key for new Army trainers

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The Army’s new training brigade is looking beyond traditional best practices to see if soldiers meet the cultural and personality criteria to train local forces in dramatically different cultures. Continue reading

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{FD} Rep. Scott Taylor: Bowe Bergdahl should go to prison — years ago he could have faced a firing squad

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Bergdahl willingly walked off his Army base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for five years. Continue reading

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{FD} Bergdahl dishonorably discharged, no jail time after emotional trial

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President Trump tweeted Friday that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s sentence– a dishonorable discharge, but no prison time for leaving his post in June 2009 — was a “complete and total disgrace.” Continue reading

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