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1 hr ago | OpEdNews

The Military Battles Climate Change

While Republicans are mobilizing to push back against President Obama's carbon initiatives, those in military sector are sounding the alarm about climate change--and the slew of issues that it has the potential to precipitate.

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5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Singapore and US armed forces begin 11-day joint exercise

About 1,400 soldiers and several battleships and aircraft from the Singapore Armed Forces and the United States Navy and Marine Corps began an 11-day joint exercise yesterday.

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9 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Navy takes stern steps to check mishaps

At least 25 naval personnel, including 16 officers, are facing disciplinary action for lapses that led to accidents under their watch and tarnished the force's image.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas system picks admiral as 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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Brandon Sun

Body of young stowaway found in landing gear compartment of US Air Force plane in Germany

The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Former Navy manager sentenced to 8 years in prison

A former manager at the Navy's Military Sealift Command has been sentenced to eight years in prison for receiving bribes.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at U.S. District Court wearing dog tags around her neck in St. Paul, Minn.

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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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The Wichita Eagle

Body of child stowaway found in US cargo plane

The fact that an unauthorized person managed to stow away aboard a military plane without being detected was a significant security breach.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy to begin construction on Dam Neck Annex gate Friday

Construction on a new Entry Control Point for Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex on Dam Neck Road will begin Aug. 1. Throughout the construction period, traffic approaching the ECP is expected to be heavier than normal, especially in the morning rush hour.

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Stars and Stripes

US Navy rescues mariners in Gulf of Oman

The cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd rescued nine crewmembers from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel adrift in the Gulf of Oman Monday, the U.S. 5th Fleet said.

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McClatchy

Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

The prison's chief of staff, Navy Capt. John A. Schoomer, confirmed that a single video record exists at the remote detention center in southeast Cuba, according to a July 15 response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Miami Herald last year while more than 100 prisoners were on the hunger strike, 36 of them being force-fed.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC New York

SoCal Island Off-Limits Over Bombs

San Miguel Island was used for ordnance testing during and after World War II and at least two politicians are urging the U.S. Navy to step up a timeline to clear the from possibly dangerous ordinance so the island can be opened up for tourism.

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Marin Independent Journal

Alameda Point -- a patchwork of possibilities

It's banked by boulders and cattails and breathtaking Bay views. And backed by a quirky collection of businesses and breweries, a haunted Hornet and hollow hangars, dry docks and a skate park, kids playing soccer, artists welding metal and someone learning to drive.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday .

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The Raw Story

Judge tells jury to take one more shot at Jesse Ventura verdict

A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict after about five days of deliberations.

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Free Republic

US Navy’s Coronado LCS to test Norwegian missile in September

The US Navy's second Independence-class littoral combat ship Coronado is set to test launch Kongsberg's naval strike missile off Point Mugu, Southern California, US, in September.

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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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Peninsula Daily News

Last Air Force flight on Navy Prowler takes off from Whidbey Island

The last Air Force flight in a EA-76B Prowler was this month. As Air Force Maj. Shalin Turner's performed his final flight in the Prowler on July 10, he became the last U.S. Air Force flyer to fly in one, the Navy said.

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