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  1. Republicans fail to scream at the lunacy of drafting women :0Read the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    ... Its job is to field a force that is most effective at winning the nation's wars. In an extensive study, the US Marine Corps concluded that mixed-gender units fail by that test, although no one is inclined to take note. The Marine study compared ...

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  2. Former soldier who supported ISIS and envisioned JBLM attack faces gun chargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    A former soldier who disturbed his neighbors in Montesano when he repeatedly expressed support for militants in the Islamic State and reportedly told a federal agent about his desire to attack Joint Base Lewis-McChord was charged in federal court Monday with illegally possessing firearms. Daniel Seth Franey, 33, faces up to 10 years in prison if he's convicted on any of five counts for his alleged weapons violations.

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  3. US Veteran Says He is 'ISIS Solider,' Calls Bin Laden 'Beautiful Man,' Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWLM-AM Willmar

    The FBI has arrested a former member of the Army on weapons charges after he allegedly expressed sympathy for ISIS, called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man" and said the murder of government agents was "a hundred percent obligation," according to court documents filed in a Washington state federal court. "I consider myself an ISIS soldier as much as the brothers over there," Daniel Seth Franey, who served six years in the Army, beginning in 2002, allegedly told an undercover FBI agent.

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  4. Haters, shhhhh! The V-22 Osprey is an unbelievably accomplished aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    The V-22 Osprey was once considered a true "ugly duckling", one of a number of platforms and systems that were too costly, performed badly and even posed a danger to their users. Without question, designing, building and operating a platform that could fly like an airplane and take off and land like a helicopter was a challenging endeavor.

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  5. Former Mayor Jack Loftis diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mt. Airy News

    Jack Loftis passed away late Monday afternoon at a Winston-Salem hospital, where he had been taken at the end of last week after suffering a stroke.

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  6. Managers Beware: Individual Liability Confirmed Under USERRARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | JD Supra

    The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 , 38 U.S.C. 43014335, prohibits discrimination against employees and potential employees based on their military service and imposes certain obligations on employers with respect to employees returning to their civilian workplace after a period of service in the U.S. military. Individual Liability: As recently confirmed by a federal district court, those who violate USERRA may face individual liability even if they took the actions at issue in their official capacity.

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  7. Pendleton High to host regional JROTC drill championshipsRead the original story

    Monday | Easley Progress

    Pendleton High School and Anderson Lights of Hope will host the second annual Upstate Regional Drill Championships on March 5 at the Anderson Civic Center. The Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps has units in Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.

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  8. Shasta County man pleads guilty to defrauding the VARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRCR

    John Cal Howe II, 42, of Lakehead, pleaded guilty Monday to 23 misdemeanor counts in a scheme to obtain thousands of dollars in veterans' benefits to which he was not entitled, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said. According to court documents, Howe pleaded guilty to one count of theft in connection with a healthcare program, 20 counts of theft of government property, one count of making a fraudulent demand against the United States, and one count of making a fraudulent representation about the receipt of military decorations or medals.

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  9. Army deserter who supported ISIS faces gun charges, Feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Olympian

    Federal prosecutors say a Washington state Army deserter who made statements supporting Islamic State fighters has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including a machine gun. The 33-year-old Montesano man also reportedly discussed attacking Joint Base Lewis-McChord, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Tacoma Prosecutors said Daniel Seth Franey was barred from having guns because he was subject to a protection order taken out by his former partner, but he nevertheless had several weapons.

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  10. Quick Opinion: Military suggestion women should register for the draftRead the original story

    Monday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Army and Marine Corps generals say women will have to register for the draft when they are 18 if women are to be integrated into combat jobs. Even though there's no current draft, such a requirement would be controversial.

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  11. GOP Rep. Randy Forbes said he's switching districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | White Lake Beacon

    Facing a difficult road to re-election thanks to a new congressional map, Republican U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes announced Monday that he is switching to a more GOP-friendly district. Forbes announced via Facebook that he is running for Virginia's 2nd District and not the 4th District, which he currently represents.

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  12. Contracts For February 8, 2016Read the original story

    Monday | U.S. Department of Defense

    Food Service Inc.,* Mt. Vernon, Washington, has been awarded a maximum $50,181,810 fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support.

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  13. Roy CarlisleRead the original story

    Monday | Lockhart Post Register

    Roy Bolton Carlisle was born to Bolton and Edith Carlisle on June 5, 1926. He had bright blue eyes and was full of energy.

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  14. NSF Indian Head USO Provides a Taste of HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DC Military

    Cpl.James Varin and Cpl.Kyle Cotton enjoy a little video game competition during their lunch hour at the NSF Indian Head USO. Sailors at NSF Indian Head enjoy a once a monthfree lunch at the USO located at D-62 on Strauss.January's lunch was sponsored by the La PlataChick-fil-A Volunteers make all the difference in the mission at the NSF Indian Head USO.

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  15. In Okinawa, protesters dig in as work proceeds to relocate U.S. Marine baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Wave

    HENOKO, Japan Neither snow nor cancer nor the threat of another arrest keeps Hiroji Yamashiro from protesting against the planned expansion of a U.S. Marine Corps base on the Japanese island of Okinawa. Every day, he arranges anywhere from a few dozen to a few hundred protesters in rows outside the gate of Camp Schwab, a base in the rural northern area of Henoko where new runways are being built out into the sea.

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  16. Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    Facing a redrawn 4th District much friendlier to Democrats, Virginia Republican Rep. J. Randy Forbes has decided to run for the 2nd District, currently held by retiring Rep. Scott Rigell . Forbes, chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee, made national security the focus of his Monday announcement streamed live on his Facebook page , arguing that his place on the committee is good for Virginia and the military.

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  17. 100 years of experience to lead Michigan Veteran Health SystemRead the original story

    Monday | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Five months after the creation of the Michigan Veteran Health System an integrated health care system providing quality residential, long-term health care to veterans of all eras through Michigan's two state veterans homes CEO Leslie Shanlian today announced her full leadership team.

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  18. Harold C. Creswell, Jr.: Korean War vet began as sweeper, retired as VPRead the original story

    Monday | Stars and Stripes

    Harold C. Creswell, Jr., a Marine veteran who after his service in the Korean War joined Haughton Elevators as a sweeper and rose to the rank of vice president of manufacturing, died of cancer Friday at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg Township. Mr. Creswell, 84, formerly of Maumee, worked at the Toledo elevator company for 38 years, through name and ownership changes, from Haughton to Schindler Haughton to Schindler Elevator Corp. In 1989 the firm moved manufacturing from Toledo, and Mr. Creswell retired soon after.

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  19. Cruz: It's Nuts, Wrong, Dangerous and Immoral to Draft Women and Put Them In Close CombatRead the original story

    Monday | California Yankee

    Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday talked about his opposition to drafting women into combat in the U.S. military in remarks to an audience at a town hall in Peterborough, New Hampshire. According to the Boston Globe , Cruz mentioned Saturday's debate and without naming them referred to his competitors, Sen. Marco Rubio and Governors Jeb Bush and Chris Christie all of whom said during the debate that they would support requiring women to register for the draft: "We have had enough with political correctness especially in the military," Cruz said.

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  20. The Might of the American Empire Was on Full Display at Super Bowl 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Truthdig

    From the fighter jets soaring overhead to the armed troops patrolling Levi Stadium, Super Bowl 50 was a highly militarized event, its 70,000 spectators and millions of television viewers subject to a showcase of war propaganda and heavy security crackdown. To much fanfare, the Armed Forces Chorus, comprised of 50 men and women from the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Air Force, kicked off the massive sports event by singing "America the Beautiful" from the field.

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