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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Fort Hood to change commanders Aug. 8

The commanding general of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss will become the new commander of Fort Hood and III Corps next month.

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6 hrs ago | ABC News

New York Air Guardsman Pushed Down Bar Stairs Dies

An Air National Guard member has died more than two months after authorities say he was pushed down a flight of stairs at a bar.

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10 hrs ago | The Gazette

Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop

A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display in Cheyenne again after a South Dakota pawn shop donated it back to the state.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It's the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.

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19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

'The Kill Team' director probes Afghan war atrocity

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Krauss was reading a story in 2011 about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan accused of killing unarmed civilians for sport the previous year, when it dawned on him that the news accounts were missing a key question.

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23 hrs ago | McClatchy

Appeals court rejects lawsuit by alleged military sexual assault victims

While acknowledging the assault allegations are "shocking," the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit dismissed as "patently deficient" the effort to win financial damages from senior officials in the military and Department of Defense.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WHAS11

Immigration leads Arizona governor's race issues

One candidate called for sending National Guard troops and to build fences on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to stem the tide of immigrants, and forwarding the bill to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Arizona, US National Guard, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family, Kids

KSFO AM 560

Investigator to Interview Bowe Bergdahl on 2009 Disappearance Next Week

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney tells ABC News that he expects his client will be interviewed next week by Maj.

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Brandon Sun

Air Force: Stowaway death triggers security review; boy climbed into compartment in Mali

The U.S. Air Force's top civilian and uniformed leaders said Wednesday the failure to prevent a teenager from stowing away aboard a military cargo plane, apparently while on an airfield in the West African nation of Mali, was a serious security lapse.

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Related Topix: Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

San Bernardino County Sun

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

In this Aug. 6, 1945 file photo made available by the U.S. Army, the crew of the Enola Gay is debriefed in Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands after returning from their atomic bombing mission over Hiroshima, Japan.

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Related Topix: US Army, World News, Japan, Oceania, Northern Mariana Islands, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

Farmington Daily Times

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn.

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News Observer

Coast Guard says drownings are up in 5th District

A statement from the Coast Guard says that of the 40 boating- or swimming-related deaths, 34 people were not wearing lifejackets.

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Cybercast News Service

Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHAS11

Body of child found in wheelwell of US Military aircraft that landed in Germany

MAY 15: An RAF Hercules C130 flies over Wales over Wales during a practice flight after taking off from RAF Brize Norton on May 15, 2012 in England.

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Related Topix: Getty Images, US Air Force, US News, Louisville, KY

Brandon Sun

University of Texas System regents pick US military leader as chancellor finalist

University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor to oversee 15 campuses.

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Related Topix: Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Navy, University of Texas at Austin

News Radio 710 WPMI-AM

Body of Boy Found in Air Force Jet's Wheel Well

No stowaway miracles this time: The body of an adolescent black male was found hidden in the wheel well of a C-130 US Air Force jet that landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, reports Stars and Stripes .

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The Advocate

Body of child stowaway found in U.S. cargo plane

A Pentagon spokesman says the body of a teen stowaway was found and removed from a compartment above the rear landing gear of a U.S. Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft after it landed at a military base in Germany.

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KION 46

'Apparent stowaway' body found in wheel well

The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found Sunday night in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force C-130 that landed at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Pentagon spokesman Adm.

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Girl hit by plane dies from injuries

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft, Fort Stewart, US Army

Sunherald.com

Ohio base pressured to fill more hospital beds

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton needs to boost the use of its 62-bed inpatient hospital, where the occupancy rate has been about 45 percent.

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