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US Marines probed for hate crime in beating outside California gay bar

“Based on some of the language used during the assault, we are investigating this as a possible hate crime,” Eaton said. The four suspects are accused of attacking the man from the bar and then turning on two others who came to the man’s aid, Eaton said. CBS-TV in Los Angeles interviewed a gay film [...]

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Another ‘No Easy Day’ revelation: dramatic SEAL search for POW

The Pentagon and US government have been tight-lipped about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only POW in the Afghanistan war. ‘No Easy Day’ sheds light on SEAL efforts to rescue him. By Anna Mulrine, Staff writer / September 6, 2012 Washington Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only POW from the Afghanistan war, went missing from his [...]

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BAE’s female trailblazer sets sights on minorities

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON | Thu Sep 6, 2012 5:52pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Linda Hudson, the first woman to head a big U.S. arms company, is heartened that other women are finally rising to top jobs in the traditionally male-dominated weapons business, but she is disappointed that minorities have not yet made similar inroads. [...]

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Putin: US Military Won’t Let Obama Get Flexible on Missile Shield

printable version send your friend add comment Thursday, 6 September 2012 Russian President Vladimir Putin has said U.S. President Barack Obama is willing to revive deadlocked talks on a planned U.S. missile shield in Europe, but that a military lobby in Congress and the “conservative” State Department are holding him back. “Is it possible to [...]

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Charity to refuse proceeds from US Navy SEAL’s book

(AFP) – 9 hours ago  WASHINGTON — A charity for US Navy SEALs says it will refuse any proceeds from a book by an ex-commando who took part in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, after the Pentagon threatened legal action against the author. The former Navy SEAL who wrote “No Easy Day,” Matt [...]

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US blind Navy veteran strikes Paralympic gold in the pool

LONDON — When newly blinded U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder tired last fall of banging into walls as he learned to walk with a cane, he sought refuge in a place where he knew he’d find a level of comfort and reassurance. He jumped into a pool and began swimming laps. The former senior captain [...]

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Navy cited by OSHA for mishandling toxic materials

SAN DIEGO — The Navy has been cited for safety violations that exposed hundreds of employees at an aircraft hangar in Coronado to toxic materials such as lead, cadmium and beryllium, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday. OSHA inspectors found widespread contamination at the Coronado aircraft maintenance facility, including [...]

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18th Financial Management Center helps open Afghan bank branch

KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Sept. 4, 2012) — Direct deposit and online banking, including using a smart-phone, is a common occurrence for many U.S. service members, but for members of the Afghan National Police simply getting paid can mean putting their life at risk. Afghan National Police, or ANP, have often been required to take a [...]

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North Dakota Guard, tribes dedicate Lakota helicopter

BISMARCK, N.D. (Nov. 5, 2012) — More than 500 people showed up Sept. 4, to dedicate the North Dakota Army National Guard’s newest helicopter, the UH-72A Lakota, at a ceremony which included a tribal blessing of the aircraft. The ceremony took place at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, N.D., ahead of a week-long powwow [...]

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Alaska Soldiers train ‘down under’

QUEENSLAND, Australia (Sept. 5, 2012) — “Welcome to the jungle,” Australian Army Sgt. 1st Class David Harding told a group of Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska’s 2nd Engineer Brigade at the Combat Training Center in Australia’s tropical northeastern state of Queensland. Multicolored birds chirped overhead and trees swayed in the breeze as the Soldiers set [...]

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