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2 hrs ago | CNews

Dad killed in Florida beach plane crash on wedding anniversary

The U.S. Army sergeant killed by a plane that crashed on a Florida beach was there celebrating his ninth wedding anniversary with family and friends, according to one of his last Facebook postings.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, Fort Stewart, Venice, FL, Sarasota County, FL

5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Fallin Complains About Costs Of Immigrant Children

Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Identity of Soldier killed in training accident released

Last night the military released the identity of a Soldier who was killed in a training accident Thursday, July 24. Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Fort Campbell, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

8 hrs ago | Air Force Times

For Germans, death penalty is concern in U.S. airman's murder trial

Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov was declared dead Dec. 14 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, after being found unresponsive in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by Air Force Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force, US Navy

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

British Army deploys 'pocket drones' in Afghanistan

What was born and raised in Scandinavia, loved by the British, and still looked upon with a jaundiced eye by the Americans? No, not the latest incarnation of Ace of Base or ABBA, but the latest in military robotics - the aptly nicknamed pocket drone.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News, US Military

16 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

People and achievements, July 28

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scotsman.com

On this day: US plane crashed into Empire State Building

On this day in 1945 a US Army B-25 bomber crashed into the Empire State Building, setting it ablaze and killing 13 people.

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Related Topix: US Military, Pop/Rock, Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show

CBS Local

Fort Carson Soldier Killed During 3rd Tour In Afghanistan

A 30-year-old Army staff sergeant from Nebraska is being remembered as a devoted family man after his death in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Visalia, CA, Explosion

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robert B. Simpson: Fast food and friendly wisdom

The world seems more chaotic day by day. The evening news is endlessly depressing.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US Military, Fort Benning, Soup

Washington Times

Cotton announces veterans group support in race

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton on Saturday announced the formation of a group of military veterans called Veterans for Cotton who support him in his race for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Life, Veteran Affairs, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Military

The Town Talk

From the start, Fort Polk played key role in preparing troops

Fort Polk owes its existence to two things above all others -- available land and warm weather.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, Fort-Polk, LA, Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TwinCities

Why summer thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks

Thunderstorms may cause grains of grass pollen such as these to burst into pieces small enough to travel into the lungs and cause asthma attacks.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pollen, Health, US Military, Fort Knox

Stars and Stripes

County demolished active-duty soldier's Florida home

Fighting for his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jesus Jimenez helped fellow soldiers disarm enemy bombs.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami, FL, US Military

Marine Corps Times

New details emerge on Libya embassy evacuation

Libyans condemn and urge for an end of war during a protest on Saturday at the Algeria Square in Tripoli, Libya.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Libya, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Travel, US News, US Marine Corps, US Military, US Air Force, Aviano Air Base

Dallas Morning News

How smuggled U.S. weaponry is being used to kill Americans

On the morning of Feb. 3, 2004, Seth Dvorin, a newly minted second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, led a platoon of young men along a scarred road in Iskandariyah, Iraq, just south of Baghdad.

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Related Topix: US Military, Rutgers University, Iraq, World News, Opinion

Russia Taday

Mini spy-craft: US Army working on pocket-sized surveillance drones

The United States military is developing a mini-surveillance drone that would fit into soldiers' pockets, with special features for dangerous combat zones.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cameras

News Observer

Rescued Afghanistan puppies reunited with Fort Bragg soldier

Blitz, a mixed breed dog from Afghanistan, is reunited in Fuquay-Varina with one of the Special Forces soldiers from Fort Bragg who took care of the dog and his brother, Rommel, in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Fort Bragg

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Kenosha soldier dies from illness he got in Afghanistan

A soldier from Kenosha has died from an illness he got while in Afghanistan. According to the Department of Defense, Pfc.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

Stars and Stripes

'They're basically ruthless': The discount store that sues servicemembers worldwide

Single mother LaShonda Bickford, of O'Fallon, Mo., shown here in early July, bought furniture from USA Discounters.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

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