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  • 10,000 troops to be deployed in France following terrorist attacks

    PARIS Some 10,000 military troops will be deployed to "sensitive points" across France following a three-day killing spree last week that left 17 dead in Paris and shocked the nation, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. "The president asked the...
  • Ukraine says separatists intensify attacks on government positions, at least 6 troops killed

    At least six Ukrainian troops have been killed in more than two days of fighting as separatists intensified shelling of government positions ahead of peace talks expected in the coming week, Ukrainian military officials said Friday. The press office...
  • For the military, Army-Navy game is a big chance to sell itself

    For the military, Army-Navy game is a big chance to sell itself
    At lunchtime Friday the Inner Harbor buzzed with martial activity — all of it carefully calibrated not just to whip up excitement for the Army-Navy game Saturday, but also to sell any youngsters nearby on the idea of a career in the military....
  • Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America

    Westchester Cemetery participates in Wreaths Across America
    Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 30s on Dec. 13 greeted about two dozen people who attended the fourth annual ceremony at the Westchester Center Cemetery in Colchester honoring veterans as part of the national Wreaths Across America Day. In...
  • 'Then the men came with big guns': More than 100 killed in assault on Pakistani school

    'Then the men came with big guns': More than 100 killed in assault on Pakistani school
     It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and...
  • At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential

    At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
    Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water. This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the...
  • Top world stories of 2014

    Islamic State: An offshoot of al-Qaida — first known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and finally, the Islamic State — strung together military victories against Syrian government forces, Syrian rebel groups and Iraqi government...
  • Veterans in need get aid, advice at Stand Down event in L.A.

    Veterans in need get aid, advice at Stand Down event in L.A.
    Free meals, beauty makeovers, gift sleeping bags and complimentary cellphones brought more than 800 military veterans to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, but the bigger gift for many could come in the form of permanent homes. The trove...
  • Navy helicopter crash in Kuwait, local squadron

    The U.S. Navy is investigating a locally-based squadron's helicopter crash at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. All six crewmembers aboard the helicopter survived the crash and have been transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation, according to a press...
  • USS Norfolk decommissioned

    USS Norfolk decommissioned
    Norfolk's namesake submarine was inactivated last week during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. The Los Angeles-class attack sub was commissioned in 1983 and built at Newport News Shipbuilding. It will remain in Norfolk until January to begin the...
  • Algerian army kills man behind beheading of French hiker

    Algerian army kills man behind beheading of French hiker
    Algerian troops tracked down and killed the leader of an Islamic militant group that beheaded a French hostage on video three months ago, the country’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The execution of kidnapped French hiker Herve Gourdel by...