How an Army Rangers sniper became ‘The Reaper’ »

08:16 pm | Nick “Irv” Irving had never taken a human life when his platoon sergeant took him to one side. “After you kill a man,” said the NCO, “there’s no other feeling like it. Mark…

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Women in service review rollout due January 2016 »

07:47 pm | WASHINGTON (Jan. 12, 2015) — Following the 2013 repeal of the Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule, the secretary of defense is scheduled to announce final decisions to integrate remaining closed occupations…

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosts first NCO SHARP Summit »

07:47 pm | JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord, or JBLM, became the first Army post to hold a non-commissioned officer Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention summit Jan. 9 at the McChord Chapel Support…

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Army researchers develop batteries that don’t corrode »

07:47 pm | ADELPHI, Md. (Army News Service, Jan. 7, 2015) — New, lighter batteries are under development for Soldiers now, in-house, at the Army Research Laboratory here. Chemists at the lab here do materials research…

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Female Guardsman Tries to Blaze a Trail to Elite Army Rangers »

07:42 pm | This is the part she was dreading. The pull-ups, the running, the push-ups all come easy to Patricia Smith. But trimming her shoulder-length hair down to three-quarters of an inch hurt. Badly. “I’d…

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North Dakota aviators support Southwest border mission »

05:59 pm | BISMARCK, N.D. (Jan. 14, 2015) — A group of about 35 North Dakota National Guard aviators this week mustered on the southwest border in Texas to support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s…

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Naval Academy chief: Character, fitness key – U »

08:16 pm | Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter, superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, was in San Diego recently for the…

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Abraham Lincoln Sailors Receive Nutrition and Fitness Tips to Maintain Maximum Health »

07:46 pm | NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) — The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) fit boss and a Portsmouth dietician…

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US 7th Fleet Promotes Maritime Security with 1,000 Professional, Military and Leadership Engagements in 2014 »

07:46 pm | YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — In 2014, U.S. 7th Fleet ships, squadrons, operational units and senior leaders promoted regional stability…

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Belief Makes Dreams Real: An MLK Celebration »

07:46 pm | AGANA HEIGHTS, Guam (NNS) — U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Guam and U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Diversity Committees co-sponsored…

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The 200,000th Trap Aboard TR »

07:46 pm | ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) — Capt. Daniel C. Grieco, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71),…

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George Washington Hosts Celebration Ceremony for Martin Luther King Day »

07:46 pm | YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — The Heritage Committee aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a…

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Air Force

‘Deflategate?’ Air Force Academy Had Its Own Version »

08:16 pm | Long before the New England Patriots thrust football inflation levels into the national conversation, Scott Richardson spent lots of time thinking about the issue. The Air Force equipment manager has…

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Air Force Academy cadet arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and kidnapping »

07:42 pm | The Air Force Academy confirmed Monday that a cadet had been arrested, but wouldn’t release his name. Boulder police identified him as 21-year-old Daniel Ryerson, an academy junior. Police say…

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Air Force Drops Home Game To New Mexico »

05:54 pm | Jan. 14, 2015 Box Score in PDF  USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Air Force women’s basketball (1-15, 0-5 Mountain West) dropped a 70-47 contest to New Mexico (7-9, 3-2 MW) in…

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Contractors hope to fix Air Force Academy’s leaning tower »

05:35 pm | AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — A 46-ton, 105-foot-tall steel and glass tower pointing toward the North Star being built at the Air…

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Air Force Academy selects new athletic director »

05:33 pm | James Knowlton has been selected as the Air Force Academy’s next athletic director.(Photo: Air Force Academy) The Air Force Academy has named…

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New top Marine Corps general releases plan to shake up the service »

08:15 pm | Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. addresses a crowd Oct. 17 at Marine Barracks Washington after taking over as the…

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Marine general defends Afghan pullout while violence boils – U »

08:15 pm | The U.S. military commander who oversaw the withdrawal of coalition forces in Afghanistan’s deadliest province last fall said he still believes it…

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Early-out options for enlisted Marines extend into 2016 » New guided bullet could make Marine snipers deadlier »

Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green on being top enlisted Marine »

08:16 pm | Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green, left, greets Marines upon his arrival of Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., during Exercise Desert SCIMITAR. Green will serve as the 18th…

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Marines poised for crisis response mission in Yemen »

08:15 pm | Yemeni protesters try to break through the gate of the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa during a protest there in 2012. The embassy there remains open as of Tuesday amid growing…

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