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Warnings of quagmire in Syria as US contemplates military response

.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} ]]> A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position behind sandbags in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday, August 27. Syria has warned Western leaders against taking any military action after international outrage over the country’s suspected use [...]

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Shawn Parr: What Can Business Leaders Learn From A Navy SEAL Commander?

As corporate leaders explore how to elevate the effectiveness and professional excellence of their working teams, there is a lot to be learned from the U.S. Army Special Forces. Their collaboration with other branches of the military over the past decade make them an area of the military that both corporate America and the government can [...]

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NOAA confirms wreck is lost 19th century US Coast Survey steamer

NOAA confirms wreck is lost 19th century U.S. Coast Survey steamer USCS Robert J. Walker was returning home from pre-Civil War hydrographic survey mission August 27, 2013 In 1852, W.A.K. Martin painted this picture of the Robert J. Walker. The painting, now at the Mariner’s Museum in Newport News, Va., is scheduled for restoration. High [...]

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Two Navy officers appointed as White House Fellows

Two Navy officers, Cmdr. Cara LaPointe and Lt. Cmdr Robert McFarlin, have been appointed as part of the 2013-2014 class of White House fellows, the White House announced Tuesday. LaPointe and McFarlin will be part of a program created in 1964 by President Lyndon Johnson as a way of giving future leaders access to the [...]

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Report: Rent Increase Forcing Out Army Navy Store on East Houston

It’s a hidden gem in plain sight, but not for much longer. We’ve darkened the doors of Army Navy Bags umpteen times throughout the years, usually for random odds and ends (gloves, bags, costumes, etc). It’s just so reliable in its simplicity and affordable price points. However, in the new Lower East Side, there’s no room [...]

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Armed wings of political parties behind Karachi unrest: Rangers DG

INP  0  6 hours ago   |    KARACHI -     The Supreme Court was informed on Wednesday that the armed wings of political parties were responsible for the worsening law and order in the Karachi. The Rangers Sindh director general told the Supreme Court that armed wings of the political parties were involved in criminal [...]

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First woman to head Air Force Academy says competence, confidence overcame …

Johnson, who became superintendent of the academy on Aug. 12, said she faced resistance and sexual harassment in her career, but competence and confidence helped her push through the ranks to one of the top jobs in the service. She isn’t surprised that 32 years passed between her graduation from the academy in 1981 — [...]

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Hearing begins for Naval Academy football players

HOPD Accuser testifies in Naval Academy sex assault In this July, 24, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Navy Football team, Midshipmen Josh Tate is shown. A hearing has begun to determine whether Tate and two other former U.S. Naval Academy football players will face a court-martial on charges that they sexually assaulted a female [...]

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Georgia Marine vet loses fight to fly American, Marine Corps flags

A retired Georgia combat veteran has lost his fight to fly his American flag and U.S. Marine Corps colors outside his home in an Atlanta-area retirement community. MyFoxAtlanta.com reports that the board of directors at Marine Capt. Jim Lowe’s community in Griffin voted against changing a rule on outside decorations that threatened his patriotic display. [...]

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Marine Corps to open infantry training to enlisted women

The Marine Corps will allow enlisted women to participate in basic infantry training beginning this fall as part of ongoing research to determine what additional ground combat jobs may open to female personnel. New female enlisted Marines will volunteer for spots in the service’s Infantry Training Battalion, mirroring a related effort allowing new female lieutenants [...]

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