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Community honors guardsmen leaving for National Capital Region mission

Blackanthem Military News North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, along with other elected and military leaders, present a U.S. flag that flew over the nation’s capital to the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, April 28, 2013 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. Pictured with Hoeven is also [...]

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New Agreement With Japan Boosts Military Footprint in Pacific Rim

The U.S. will provide Japan a new radar and deploy two Ospreys, shown above, to Japan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday. The U.S. fired a series of policy warning shots at China and North Korea Monday, announcing major steps in strengthening its alliance with Japan. [PHOTOS: Tensions Rise Between North and South Korea] Defense Secretary [...]

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US military high court reverses Marine’s conviction for suicide attempt

WASHINGTON –  The U.S. military’s highest court has reversed a Marine’s conviction for a suicide attempt. The Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces issued the 3-2 split opinion late Monday. It says a military judge shouldn’t have accepted Pvt. Lazzaric Caldwell’s guilty plea in 2010 to a charge of wrongful self-injury without intent to [...]

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South Korea: Joint military drills with US over, but vigilance on North remains

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Emergency service personnel wearing chemical protective clothing participate in an anti-chemical warfare exercise on Tuesday, April 16 in Seoul. Tensions remain high in the Korean Peninsula in the wake of North Korea’s recent nuclear threats and provocations. A [...]

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Navy SEALs ‘make James Bond look like a wimp’

Greg E. Mathieson, Sr. / (C) 2012 Greg E. Mathieson Sr. / A flying HUMMVEE is just one of many projects in development by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. It is featured in a chapter on the “Future of U.S. Naval Special Warfare” in a new book on the Navy SEALs by Greg [...]

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Cross country golf cart ride to raise money for vets

  by Kira Klapper PETALUMA, Calif. (KGO) — The United States Coast Guard kicked off a unique coast-to-coast fundraiser on Monday for the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps injured military personnel. The organization Go Carts organized a coast-to-coast journey to raise money for wounded veterans. They’re driving an electric golf cart across the United States, from [...]

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Army, Navy to Battle for Patriot League Women’s Tennis Championship Again

April 27, 2013 2013 Patriot League Women’s Tennis Tournament Central WEST POINT, N.Y. – For the third straight season it will be Army and Navy battling for the Patriot League Women’s Tennis Championship when the two meet Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Malek Tennis Courts in West Point, N.Y., for the 2013 title. The [...]

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Army, Navy, Air Force academies groom cadets for cyberwarfare to face national …

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – U.S. military academies are grooming cadets in cyberwarfare techniques to combat increasing security threats to the nation’s computer networks. Students at the Army, Navy and Air Force academies are taking more courses and competing in elaborate cyberwarfare exercises as they learn the theory and practice of computer warfare. The academies [...]

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Life of US Army Ranger Alessandro Plutino remembered during golf tournament

MANTUA TWP. — Losing a son, fiancee and friend to the violence of war can cripple a family without a community to support them. But losing him while he was on his last mission on the last tour he had with the Army Rangers in Afghanistan can require a village to pick up the pieces. [...]

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Air Force Academy Signing

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. – Each spring our sports department gets out and highlights all of the talented high school athletes in our region who are lucky enough to get a college scholarship, and our cameras are there for their signings. Here’s a high school signing of a different sort. This signing is not only a [...]

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