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  • Air Combat Command vice commander reprimanded

    An Air Force investigation determined that the vice commander of Air Combat Command effectively attempted to restrict airmen from lawfully communicating with members of Congress when he told hundreds of airmen that anyone who passes information to...
  • Fort Drum officer among first women set for Ranger training

    When a first of its kind Ranger School course begins at Fort Benning this month, 10th Mountain Division Capt. Michelle L. Kelly will be among the women with a rare chance to make history by wearing the coveted Ranger tab. "Minds start changing when...
  • PLO says no to military action in Syria's embattled Yarmouk

    The Palestine Liberation Organization said it will not be drawn into military action in an embattled Palestinian refugee camp in Syria, rejecting claims that Palestinians would join Syrian troops in driving out Islamic State militants. The PLO statement,...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In the Middle East this week, a coalition of Iraqi security forces, Shiite militias and Iranian advisers backed by U.S.-led airstrikes dislodged the Islamic State group from the Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit. Iraqi authorities called the rout of...
  • FACT CHECK: Can Paul bring balance to the federal budget?

    Sen. Rand Paul is campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination as a man who wants to upend the ways of Washington. In one way, though, he's a creature of the nation's capital: He carries on a long tradition of promising the implausible,...
  • 101st Airborne soldier killed in Afghanistan

    A Fort Campbell soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. The 101st Airborne Division said Thursday that 22-year-old Spc. John M. Dawson of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died Wednesday in Jalalabad of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms...
  • US, Russian war games rekindle Cold War tensions

    Russia is so close that the F-16 fighter pilots can see it on the horizon as they swoop down over a training range in Estonia in the biggest ever show of U.S. air power in the Baltic countries. The simulated bombs release smoke on impact, but the M-61...
  • Donations to troops remembered

    Donations to troops remembered
    An American flag that flew over a post in Kuwait has been presented to the manager of the Fairplay grocery store in Worth as thanks for his donations to the troops over the last decade. The flag, sent by Lt. Matthew Mechenes from the base of the 108th...
  • Fort Bragg panel to decide if Green Beret stays in Army

    A former Green Beret officer has been stripped of a heroism medal and faces a panel of officers who can toss him out of the Army. Maj. Mathew Golsteyn will face an administrative hearing known as a board of inquiry at Fort Bragg during the week of May...
  • Family fears that Afghan prisoner at Guantanamo will be forgotten

     Family fears that Afghan prisoner at Guantanamo will be forgotten
    For 12 years, Obaidullah's family has watched the release of more than 200 Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Obaidullah and many others were captured as young men in the mainly Pashtun areas of eastern and southern...
  • Afghan soldier kills 1 US soldier, several others injured

    An Afghan soldier shot and killed a U.S. soldier and wounded several others Wednesday before being shot dead, the first so-called "insider attack" to target NATO troops since they ended their combat mission at the start of the year. The shooting happened...