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Michelle Obama visits Walter Reed Fisher House

April 15, 2014

It's been a long road for Amy Oppelt and her family since she got the call informing her that her husband, Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, had been injured by a roadside bomb while serving in Afghanistan.

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Coast Guardsman faces Article 32 in Wis. assault

April 15, 2014

A member of the U.S. Coast Guard will face a military hearing on allegations that he had abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

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FBI leak probe shuts down 9/11 case at Guantanamo

April 15, 2014

A judge agreed Tuesday to look into how FBI questioning of a defense team member will affect the trial of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners in the Sept. 11 attack.

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Your medical files may be at risk

April 15, 2014

After veteran Aaron Alexis shot and killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard last September, the Air Force noted a spike in the number of personnel dipping into…

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Navy releases March court-martial results

April 15, 2014

Assault consummated by battery. Drug possession. Sexual assault. Violation of the Arms Export Control Act. Attempts to make child pornography.

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Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie

April 15, 2014

Brad Pitt will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired.

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Russia tests Obama’s ability to stop its advances

April 15, 2014

President Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations as the White House asserts that Russia is stoking instability…

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Fire breaks out on cruiser Hue City; no injuries

April 15, 2014

Fire broke out onboard the cruiser Hue City Monday while the ship was crossing the Atlantic Ocean, but no sailors were injured, fleet officials said Tuesday.

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Ukraine Pushes Back Against Pro-Russian Building Takeovers

April 15, 2014

Russia wants to keep the monopoly on the use of force in Eastern Ukraine, but Kiev’s interim government has reportedly started to launch a counter-attack to the pro-Russian “Occupy Donetsk”…

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DoD told to quantify cost to victims of ’09 Fort Hood shooting

April 15, 2014

Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.

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Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister in Kabul

April 15, 2014

Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw from…

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US Government Denies Heartbleed Prior Knowledge, Confirms It Might Keep Exploits to Itself

April 14, 2014

An article first published by Bloomberg last Friday claiming that the NSA was aware of the Heartbleed [PDF] vulnerability for years was promptly denied by the White House. However the…

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Boosted bonuses: New rules raise payout ceiling to $100K

April 14, 2014

A new war is on the Navy's horizon, one for keeping the best people with the hottest skills in the ranks.

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Best for Vets: Employers 2014

April 14, 2014

Troops transitioning out of the military often worry that the jobs they did in uniform will be irrelevant to the jobs they want out of uniform.

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Official: U.S. looking into Syria toxic gas reports

April 13, 2014

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that reports of a poison gas attack in a rural village north of Damascus were so far '

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Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

April 13, 2014

Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek…

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Underwater combat school in Keys marks 50 years

April 13, 2014

An underwater combat training school in Key West is marking its 50th anniversary.

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Official seeks larger counter-drug fleet

April 13, 2014

The Coast Guard aims to seize 40 percent of the estimated 890 metric tons of cocaine moving between South America and the U.S. every year, but it would take more…

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Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

April 13, 2014

After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia's leader is warning that the…

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Iran calls off plan to send warships to Atlantic

April 13, 2014

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the country has temporarily called off a plan to dispatch warships to the Atlantic Ocean.

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