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Master sergeant talks about resilience, strength, being Gold Star wife

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct. 29, 2013) — Master Sgt. Jennifer Loredo said she hadn’t been looking for love when she first met fellow Soldier Eddie Loredo, though he turned out to be the love of her life. The two Soldiers ended up married. But in 2010, an improvised explosive device ended Eddie’s life while [...]

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US military dedicates first national monument to combat dogs

Benjamin Faske / U.S. Air Force via Reuters The newly unveiled U.S. Military Working Dog Teams National Monument is seen at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 28. SAN ANTONIO — The United States’ first national monument to a soldier’s best friend, recognizing the sacrifices of dogs in combat, was dedicated [...]

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British man charged with hacking US military networks

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK | Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:24pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – A British man has been arrested in England and charged by the United States and Britain with hacking into U.S. government computer systems, including those run by the military, to steal confidential data and disrupt operations, authorities said. Lauri [...]

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US military investing heavily in Africa

Hundreds of millions of dollars in expenditures, detailed in unclassified federal documents, demonstrate Africa’s increasing importance to U.S. military and counter-terrorism operations as the war in Iraq has ended and American troops withdraw from Afghanistan. By far the most significant expansion is occurring at Camp Lemonnier in the deeply impoverished nation of Djibouti, a sleepy [...]

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“Captain Phillips” and Hollywood’s New Navy SEAL Cult

Mario Anzuoni / Reuters Cast member Tom Hanks poses at the premiere of “Captain Phillips” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California September 30, 2013. Some hard facts: There is no Santa Claus or Easter Bunny, and the Navy SEALs are not all-powerful. We learned that much from last [...]

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US Coast Guard repatriates 63 Cubans

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday that the Cutter Margaret Norvell had returned 63 Cubans interdicted at sea to the port of Cabañas west of Havana. The 63 were interdicted in five separate events between the 25th and 29th of September, according to the statement. A Coast Guard photo that accompanied the announcement showed one [...]

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Oct. 22, 2013 WEST POINT, N.Y.  – The Army-Navy Game Presented By USAA, already the top football rivalry game in the country, will continue to have an expanded presence on Social Media, leading up to, during and following the annual service academy matchup. The Army-Navy Game, will take place at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Dec. [...]

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Spirit Video Contest Open For 2013 Army-Navy Game Presented By USAA

Oct. 23, 2013 PHILADELPHIA – For the second year in a row, fans will have the opportunity to submit their own spirit videos in advance of the 2013 Army-Navy Game presented by USAA. Beginning today and running through Monday, Dec. 2, fans can submit their spirit videos to armynavyfootballgame@gmail.com. From there, the Army-Navy Social Media [...]

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Injured Army Ranger salutes from hospital bed

(CNN) — If one image can tell an entire story, this is a powerful example. The photo is set in a hospital room. A patient with a neck brace, tubes attached everywhere, draped in a red, white and blue quilt, is lying in a bed. His bandaged right arm is raised in what we now [...]

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On a Wing, But Not On a Prayer

Carol Lawrence / U.S. Air Force / Reuters A cloud of smoke from the Waldo Canyon Fire rises from the south behind the Air Force Academy’s Cadet Chapel evacuation procedures in Colorado Springs, on June 27, 2012 photograph released on July 1, 2012. While there may be no atheists in foxholes, the Air Force Academy [...]

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