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U.S. military limits warplanes used for ISIS bombing in Iraq, Syria

The U.S. is relying mostly on warplanes already positioned in the region for its air war against the Islamic State, as opposed to dispatching a major buildup of aerial forces that happened in previous campaigns. The set inventory illustrates the slow, methodical nature of the air-to-ground battle that the Pentagon says will go on for [...]

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Report: ISIS Threat Received at Navy SEALs Training Base

The U.S. Navy received a threat Thursday purporting to be from ISIS at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado–the primary training facility for U.S. Navy SEALs, according to a military official cited by local Fox affiliate KSWB 5. The threat was found to be “non-credible,” but was fully investigated as the Navy conducted terror drills nearby. The [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is searching for a missing boater in Volusia County. According to the Edgewater Fire Rescue Department, Jonathan Williams, Justin Kraus and Frank Chisholm were boating around midnight Sunday on the Intracoastal Waterway, when their canoe overturned. After finding Kraus and Chisholm, crews immediately began [...]

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Army-Navy hockey game to be played in Reading

One of the great rivalries in sports is coming to Reading. This time it’s on ice. The Army-Navy Game, in hockey form, will be played at Santander Arena Nov. 22 at 1:30 p.m. It’s the third annual meeting between the service academies. The Reading Royals are excited about hosting it. “I think anything that has [...]

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Mids Fall in Year’s First Army-Navy Competition

Sept. 28, 2014 WEST POINT, N.Y. –  Despite six singles matches reaching at least the 16th hole on Sunday, the Navy men’s golf team won just one as it surrendered a 10-1 decision to its arch rival in what was the first Army-Navy competition of the 2014-15 year.  It marked just the second win by [...]

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Fake Army Ranger who tricked “Lone Survivor” SEAL faces charge for taking gun

A photo of Daniel Marshall is part of a federal court file. Authorities say he is wearing an ArmyRanger patch that he did not earn. He allegedly posed as a Ranger to get close to the family of SEAL Marcus Luttrell. A man who masqueraded as an Army Ranger to get close to the family [...]

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Air Force Academy Telescope connects Penn State to the galaxy

The same telescope that U.S. Air Force Academy cadets will use to capture data on satellites shuttling through space will give local high school and Penn State students the chance to learn first-hand about the galaxy and what’s in it. “It’s going to be an amazing opportunity for students to do real science,” said Julie [...]

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Volleyball Drops Match to Lehigh

Sept. 26, 2014 Final Stats ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Lehigh outhit the Navy volleyball team by nearly 200 points to help the Mountain Hawks post a 3-0 (25-13, 25-20, 25-21) victory over the Midshipmen Friday night at the Wesley A. Brown Field House in Annapolis, Md. Lehigh improved its record to 5-0 in the Patriot League [...]

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‘Complete transformation’ awaits Marine aviation in 2015

ABOARD THE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP AMERICA, South Pacific — Several generations of Marine aviation idled just yards apart aboard the Navy’s newest warship during its recent cruise around South America toward its home port in California. CH-46E helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, the “Purple Foxes” sat aboard the amphibious assault ship America not [...]

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Coffee-cup salute puts Obama in social media cross hairs

It’s not clear what was in the coffee cup President Obama held earlier this week when the sunglass-wearing commander in chief offered a beverage-assisted salute to Marines as he disembarked Marine One in New York City. Whatever it was, it was hot enough to melt the Internet. The White House released a video clip of [...]

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