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A look at some of the initiatives President Barack Obama is announcing to ramp up the U.S. response to West Africa's Ebola crisis: - Assigning 3,000 U.S. forces to Monrovia, Liberia, where they will provide command and control support in the region for U.S. military activities and facilitate coordination with U.S. government and international relief efforts. A U.S. Army general will lead the effort.
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The US Army is inviting female soldiers to apply to the gruelling Ranger school, officials said on Monday, part of the military's effort to open the door to women serving in ground combat. But the army wants to study the possibility of introducing female troops, officials said, reflecting new rules in the US military designed to permit women to work in more jobs closer to front lines.
When a legendary rock band intersects with a military museum fundraiser, magic happens and a lot of money gets raised. On Sunday evening, KISS was the star attraction at the third annual All-Star Salute to the Oregon Military, held at the home of Rick and Erika Miller on Jantzen Island in Lake Oswego.
Lisbeth Garrett, left, and her son, Roger Garrett sit at their bond hearing in 168th District Court in April 2013. The trial date for a 78-year-old retired schoolteacher accused of killing her estranged husband more than 37 years ago has again been postponed.
Ludlow's citizens must go to Hastings two miles away to register, and Hastings is surrounded by company land, guarded by the armed thugs of the Baldwin-Felts Detective agency, armed while the union men are gunless. No union man is permitted on company land and so the ballot box is in the grip of the coal operators.
FORT BLISS >> Smiles, laughter, colorful signs and even some tears of joy greeted more than 220 soldiers from Fort Bliss' Bulldog Brigade as they were reunited with friends and family after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. An airplane, filled with Fort Bliss soldiers, landed at Biggs Army Airfield about 10 a.m. Sunday, causing a joyous reunion among military families, friends and fellow soldiers.
Putrajaya could have snubbed the US to send a clear signal against its role in Israel's recent offensive in Palestine but the superpower was instead allowed to base over 500 of its army personnel on the east coast of peninsula Malaysia. Gabungan Mahasiswa Islam Se-Malaysia , a coalition of student groups, said this was tantamount of an endorsement of the violence in Palestine.
It was Daniel Martin Jr. who called 911 the day he died, to report vandals in his driveway. The decorated Army veteran's voice is frenzied and at one point, the dispatcher tells him to calm down.
The sole surviving perpetrator of an insurgent assault on a British airfield two years ago was sentenced to death by an Afghan court, the U.S. Marine Corps said. Maj. John Caldwell, a spokesman for the Marine Corps, told The Washington Post that the fighter, Mohammed Nazeer, 24, was found guilty of violating Afghan law and was given a death sentence by an appellate court in early July.
The updated story was released yesterday by KY 3 News. The charges against the 12-year Army veteran are disturbing and damning.
Leaf-Chronicle enlists for Boot Drive Fort Campbell Survivor Outreach Services Boot Drive seeks to kick effort in high gear Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1s1lihn Gold Star mother Sheila Patton says she's depending on a heavy turnout from Fort Campbell units to kick the Survivor Outreach Services Boot Drive into high gear in time for the Nov. 1 Run, Walk and Roll to remember nearly 7,000 fallen soldiers. An effort to memorialize nearly 7,000 servicemembers fallen since 9/11 has expanded its reach while extending deadline as well.
The US Army is seeking female volunteers for its grueling two-month Ranger School for an integrated assessment to take place next spring, reports Michelle Tan at The Army Times. "Right now we're going through the deliberate planning process, identifying volunteers, and selecting them over the next few months," Lt.
U.S. Army sociologists are worried that a lack of black officers leading its combat troops will have detrimental effect on minorities and lead to fewer black officers in top leadership posts. "The issue exists.
At the appointed hour of 1500, or 3:00 p.m. for civilians, on Friday, September 12, the order was barked to bring members of the Florida National Guard to attention. Thus began the "Retreat" ceremony.
Cpl. David Qualls, 22, and Cpl. Nathan Bryson, 21, two Camp Lejeune Marines became roadside heroes yesterday when they stopped for a large traffic jam on the North Carolina Highway 172 Bridge near Camp Lejeune.
Left to right, Boy Scouts Brendan Mades, 11, Matthew Page, 26, and David Baloga, 15, from Troop 1634 in West Babylon, salute as Sgt. John Sardiello Post 1634 of the American Legion in West Babylon is rededicated and the street renamed in his honor, Saturday, Sept.
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