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58 min ago | Daily Mail

Are these Britain's fittest women? Five gym bunnies say exercise...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style suits, behead one and promise to kill them all unless US pulls out of Iraq Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Stephen J. Sotloff ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, Fort Hood, State Prisons

4 hrs ago |

Fort Bragg paratrooper found dead on base

Additional information was released by the Army earlier today regarding an 82nd Airborne paratrooper who was found dead on post Saturday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Man arrested for scamming Savannah Army veteran

A joint investigation by The U.S. Marshals Service and Southside Precinct detectives from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has led to the arrest of a man charged with scamming a Savannah Army veteran after a nationwide search.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Liberty County, GA

Washington Times

Votel takes helm of U.S. Special Operations Command

Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, MacDill Air Force Base, US Air Force

Detroit News

Head of Detroit Police Mounted unit invited to Dutch bicentennial

The head of the Detroit Police Mounted Section is headed to The Netherlands next month as a guest of the royal family to help celebrate the kingdom's bicentennial.


Related Topix: Netherlands, Europe, World News, US Military, Detroit, MI

The Town Talk

Motions filed in Fort Polk solider shooting caseMotions filed in Fort ...

Motions filed in Fort Polk solider shooting case Attorney files motion to reduce bail in arrest of Fort Polk soldier shot by APD officer Check out this story on Alexandria attorney Mike Small, who is representing Fort Polk ... (more)


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

DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Afghanistan,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Reporter

Islamic State extremists rooted in Syria, home to the group's declared capital and power base

As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Military, Iraq

Daily Mail

Twin brother of Army Sgt mother-of-one who shot herself dead at...

Twin brother of Army Sgt mother-of-one who shot herself dead at Fort Lee claims suicide 'came out of nowhere' Her twin brother, Paul, from Yonkers, NY, told MailOnline he spoke to her a week ago and she was in 'good spirits' Sgt Walker served 15 months in Iraq but her brother was not aware if she was undergoing any treatment for PTSD The twin ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, Fort Hood, Yonkers, NY

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Claim: New American killed fighting in Syria

But it did say he and McCain died as its forces battled Kharijites, a historical reference to fanatical Muslims who rejected moderate teachings and advocated killing those who violated ultraconservative values.


Related Topix: US Military, George Bush, Autos


Army IDs Soldier Who Shot Self at Virginia Base

The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Lee, Yonkers, NY

WALB-TV Albany

Army IDs soldier who shot self at Virginia base

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, US Navy, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Washington Post

Army knocks 2-star down to 1-star rank

A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Politics, US News

Fox News

Soldier sentenced to death for fragging attack to get hearing before military court

A former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow soldiers and injuring 14 others in a fragging attack in Kuwait will get a hearing before a military appeals court.


Related Topix: Fort Campbell, Fort Campbell, KY

Daily Kos

IGTNT: An Army Sergeant with two young sons

Since 2001, 2333 U.S. troops have lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan, and between 2003 and 2012, 4489 U.S. troops lost their lives while serving in Iraq.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Eureka, CA, World News, Afghanistan, US News, Liberal Political News

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Highland Festival gearing up for Sept. 4 start

Massed pipe bands enter the arena during last year's opening Estes Tattoo. The tattoo is the gathering of all of the marching bands of the festival.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, Camp Pendleton, US Military

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Age

Experimental US hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

The horizon from Cape Greville in Chiniak, Alaska, after a rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska.


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Oklahoma soldier killed in Vietnam to receive Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama will present the Medal of Honor next month to two U.S. Army soldiers who fought in Vietnam, including one from Coweta, Oklahoma who was killed in action, the White House announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military, Coweta, OK

Bluffton Today

Savannah's singing soldier competes tonight on 'America's Got Talent'

"America's Got Talent" begins the semi-final rounds tonight and Savannah's "Singing Soldier" Paul Ieti will perform live.


Related Topix: America's Got Talent, Entertainment, Television, US Military, Hunter Army Airfield

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Incumbent Deanna McLaughlin launches re-election campaign

Ward 2 Clarksville City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin officially launched her campaign for re-election after qualifying for re-election on May 28. McLaughlin has represented Ward 2 on the Clarksville City Council since 2007 and was re-elected to a second term in 2010.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Clarksville, TN, US Military, Austin Peay State University