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Headlines – September 12, 2016

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News U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse – It’s not exactly clear why America’s military personnel are getting fatter. Could be that 15 years of war have weakened the focus on fitness. Could be that millennials, with their penchant for sedentary activities like playing video games and killing…

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Headlines – October 17, 2016

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News Kurdish troops advance on ISIS-held villages east of Mosul – About 4,000 Kurdish pesh merga troops are involved in the operation to retake 10 villages, the opening phase of a battle that could take weeks or months and could involve nearly 30,000 Iraqi and Kurdish troops, with American warplanes providing air support.    …

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News Briefs – November 28, 2016

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Denmark urged to clean up U,S, military waste in Greenland Greenland is calling on Denmark to clean up an abandoned under-ice missile project and other U.S. military installations left to rust in the pristine landscape after the Cold War. The 1951 deal under which NATO member Denmark allowed the U.S. to build 33 bases and…

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US-led coalition airstrikes eliminate key ISIL leaders in Syria, Iraq

Posted January 6, 2017 by Terri Moon Cronk

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have recently killed several prominent leaders of that organization, Air Force Col. John Dorrian, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman, said during a news briefing Jan. 4, 2017. Speaking to Pentagon reporters via teleconference from Baghdad, Dorrian…

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News Briefs – February 15, 2017

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Report cites increased Chinese, Russian military activity An annual report on military power throughout the world cites Chinese and Russian activity as rising threats to Western powers. The International Institute for Strategic Studies report, released Tuesday, said analysts have noted “real and important” increases in Chinese military activity in the air, at sea, and in…

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News Briefs – March 24, 2017

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Seoul says N. Korea’s latest missile test ends in failure South Korea says the latest missile launch test by North Korea has ended in a failure. The reported failure March 22 come as U.S. and South Korean troops were conducting annual military drills that the North calls an invasion rehearsal. Seoul’s Defense Ministry says that…

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News Briefs – April 24, 2017

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U.S. carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers An American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula began joint exercises Sunday with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea. Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other U.S. warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the…

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News Briefs – May 26, 2017

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U.S., Russia calls increase to avoid air mishaps in Syria A senior American Air Force commander says daily U.S. military phone calls with Russia have increased as the two countries work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies over Syria. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, who is in charge of U.S. air…

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Headlines – June 28, 2017

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News VA to open emergency rooms to ‘bad paper’ vets on July 5 – Veterans with other-than-honorable discharges will be able to access Veterans Affairs emergency rooms for urgent mental health care starting July 5, under new rules outlined by department leaders June 27.   Japan fitting F-35 fighters with advanced missile system brings it…

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Headlines – August 7, 2017

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News Bodies of 2 paratroopers killed in Afghanistan return to U.S. – The bodies of two soldiers killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan have been returned. Supporters raised tens of thousands of dollars for their families.   Russia, not the U.S., is now calling the shots in the Middle East – Russia’s deputy foreign…

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