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CSA awards outstanding civilian service medals at Twilight Tattoo

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 23, 2013) — More than 1,000 sightseers, veterans and children dressed in pink, blue, green and yellow t-shirts from schools around the country turned out for a special “twilight tattoo” at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., to share in the presentation of service medals to five civilians for their contributions [...]

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At Rolling Thunder, veterans, supporters, draw attention to prisoners of war, missing in action

At Rolling Thunder, veterans, supporters, draw attention to prisoners of war, missing in action By C. Todd Lopez WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 27, 2013) — “If they find every one of them, then they have done enough,” said Bill Scheuneman, while standing next to his motorcycle in the north parking lot of the Pentagon, [...]

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Chinese Hackers Stole U.S. Military Secrets

(click image for larger view) Advanced weapons systems including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and V-22 Osprey, as well as cutting-edge military technology relating to satellite communications, directed energy weapons and missile defense, are among the designs reportedly stolen by Chinese hackers from U.S. government agencies and defense contractors. Those findings — first reported by [...]

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At least 2092 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

As of Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at least 2,092 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. The AP count is two less than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT. At [...]

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US military F-15 crashes in Pacific off coast of Japan

TOKYO –  A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter crashed off the southern Japan island of Okinawa early Tuesday after the aircraft developed problems in flight. The pilot ejected and was recovered safely. The F-15, flying out of Kadena Air Base, went down in the Pacific about 70 miles east of Okinawa, the military said in [...]

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Rancho Palos Verdes Ceremony Pays Tribute to Navy SEALS

advertisement Thousands paid their respects to American servicemen and women at the 28th annual Memorial Day Observance at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes on Monday. The service was dedicated this year to the Navy SEALS, a special operations unit which keynote speaker Lt. Mike Thornton retired from more than 20 years ago. [...]

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READER’S VIEWS: Coast Guard needs recognition too

Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 6:34 am, Tue May 28, 2013. READER’S VIEWS: Coast Guard needs recognition too E. Alan Anstine The Daily Progress Something I have a pet peeve about is when I see something on the commercial market about the military I always see the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, [...]

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Mark Thompson Sexual Assault Trial Begins In Naval Academy Case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Jury selection has begun in the military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy teacher accused of sexually assaulting a female student. An academy spokesman says the court-martial proceedings began Tuesday. Forty-three-year-old Marine Maj. Mark Thompson is charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault and indecent acts; three counts of conduct [...]

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Battlefield circulation assesses climate among sailors, reinforces Army-Navy …

Capt. Olivia Cobiskey Sailors with Provincial Reconstruction Team Uruzgan ask Navy Capt. Eric Jabs, commanding officer of Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center, Virginia Beach, Va., questions about the training they are receiving from 4th Cavalry Brigade during the commander’s battlefield circulation at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., recently. Sailors are training with First Army [...]

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Army Rangers Jacket A Unifying Force For Bruins In Postseason Run

BOSTON (CBS) — During the 2011 Stanley Cup run, Andrew Ference purchased a ratty old Bruins jacket which became the team’s wearable trophy for the locker room-appointed player of the game. The jacket cost Ference just a few dollars on eBay, but it became a unifying force during that unforgettable two-month stretch. This year, after [...]

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