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Navy captain charged with steering defense contracts to her own company

Navy captain charged with steering defense contracts to her own company

Capt. Heather Cole is accused of steering more than $600,000 in defense contracts to her own Oklahoma business, according to Navy records.
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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

October 19, 2018 By Susan Heavey and Sofia Menchu WASHINGTON/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border if Mexico does not halt a
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Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

October 19, 2018 By Susan Heavey and Sofia Menchu WASHINGTON/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to deploy the military and close the southern U.S. border if Mexico does not halt a
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More letters found in ricin case; Air Force secretary also targeted

More letters found in ricin case; Air Force secretary also targeted

The letters were sent to the White House and the Pentagon, targeting the president and military leaders.
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More letters found in ricin case; Air Force secretary also targeted

More letters found in ricin case; Air Force secretary also targeted

The letters were sent to the White House and the Pentagon, targeting the president and military leaders.
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Air Force names its hypersonic flight research vehicle the ‘X-60A’

Air Force names its hypersonic flight research vehicle the ‘X-60A’

The Air Force has given its new hypersonic flight research vehicle the experimental designation of “X-60A,” according to a statement issued earlier this month. Under development by the Atlanta-based Generation Orbit Launch Services, the X-60A
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These Are The Army Units Deploying Overseas In 2019

These Are The Army Units Deploying Overseas In 2019

My, how time flies. It seems like only yesterday that the first coalition bombs were falling on Kabul. 17 years and trillions* of bombs later, here we still are on this crazy journey we call
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Navy Announces Aviation Retention Bonuses

Navy Announces Aviation Retention Bonuses

The Navy announced the FY—19 Aviation Department Head Retention Bonus (ADHRB) and Aviation Command Retention Bonuses (ACRB) for Active Component (AC) aviators in NAVADMIN 254/18, Oct. 17.
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Navy Announces Aviation Retention Bonuses

Navy Announces Aviation Retention Bonuses

The Navy announced the FY—19 Aviation Department Head Retention Bonus (ADHRB) and Aviation Command Retention Bonuses (ACRB) for Active Component (AC) aviators in NAVADMIN 254/18, Oct. 17.
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Doubts arise over South Korea’s ‘Sea Bow’ missile interception ability

Doubts arise over South Korea’s ‘Sea Bow’ missile interception ability

South Korea's surface-to-air anti-missile project hit a snag following test failures in 2016, when two of the five missiles missed their respective targets.
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‘Marine warrior’ receives Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam’s Battle of Hue

‘Marine warrior’ receives Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam’s Battle of Hue

Nearly 51 years after the battle that would launch John L. Canley into the annals of Marine lore, the retired sergeant major stood stoic in the White House on Wednesday as he received the nation’s
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‘Marine warrior’ receives Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam’s Battle of Hue

‘Marine warrior’ receives Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam’s Battle of Hue

Nearly 51 years after the battle that would launch John L. Canley into the annals of Marine lore, the retired sergeant major stood stoic in the White House on Wednesday as he received the nation’s
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SOCOM Wants To Reverse-Engineer Russian-Style Weapons, And Moscow Is Pissed

SOCOM Wants To Reverse-Engineer Russian-Style Weapons, And Moscow Is Pissed

U.S. special operations forces are looking to manufacture their own own Russian-style firearms domestically — and the Russians have responded with an oh hell nyet. In April 2017, U.S. Special Operations Command dropped a solicitation
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Trump again suggests sending troops to US southern border

Trump again suggests sending troops to US southern border

Trump tweets a threat to "call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!”
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Soldier shot and killed at Fort Campbell identified, husband in custody

Soldier shot and killed at Fort Campbell identified, husband in custody

The Army has released the name of a soldier who was shot and killed at Fort Campbell, Ky. Sgt. Brittney Silvers, of Jacksonville, Fla., was an automated logistical specialist in the 101st Airborne Division’s 101st
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Trump says will send US military to US-Mexico border if 4,000-migrant caravan isn’t stopped

Trump says will send US military to US-Mexico border if 4,000-migrant caravan isn’t stopped

President Donald Trump will “call up” the U.S. military and close the southern U.S.-Mexico border if the caravan of thousands of migrants heading to the U.S. is not stopped, he tweeted Thursday. “I am watching
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Pressure mounts on UK defense chief over pick of Boeing surveillance plane

Pressure mounts on UK defense chief over pick of Boeing surveillance plane

Saab is crying foul over the British Defence Ministry's claim that only U.S. defense contractor Boeing can ensure problem-free fielding of a new aircraft fleet for early warning.
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Trump Threatens Military Closure At Southern US Border To Stop Migrants

Trump Threatens Military Closure At Southern US Border To Stop Migrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he’ll mobilize the U.S. military to close the border with Mexico to stop an “assault” on the nation by a caravan of migrants from Central America. Trump, who ran
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FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy

FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy

FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy
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FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy

FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy

FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at U.S. Naval Academy
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The CIA Had A Top-Secret Manual To Help U-2 Pilots Avoid Crapping Their Pants At 70,000 Feet

The CIA Had A Top-Secret Manual To Help U-2 Pilots Avoid Crapping Their Pants At 70,000 Feet

How exactly do the pilots of one of the world’s most sophisticated spy plane take a dump during flights of between 8 and 12 hours at twice the altitude of commercial airliners? The answer is
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South Korea’s Apache radars fail to recognize correct number of targets in tests

South Korea’s Apache radars fail to recognize correct number of targets in tests

In separate tests in a mountainous area, the radar mistook 18 targets that were 6 kilometers away for nine targets, and 18 targets that were 3 kilometers away for five targets.
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South Korea’s Apache radars fail to recognize correct number of targets in tests

South Korea’s Apache radars fail to recognize correct number of targets in tests

In separate tests in a mountainous area, the radar mistook 18 targets that were 6 kilometers away for nine targets, and 18 targets that were 3 kilometers away for five targets.
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Three Majors Selected as White House Fellows

Three Majors Selected as White House Fellows

Three Majors Selected as White House FellowsThree Army majors have been selected as White House Fellows for the Class of 2018–2019 after a rigorous competition for the opportunity to spend a year working at the
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Satellite Photos Reveal A Strategic Russian Military Upgrade On NATO’s Doorstep

Satellite Photos Reveal A Strategic Russian Military Upgrade On NATO’s Doorstep

Russia is upgrading and modernizing four military installations in a strategic area on NATO’s doorstep, satellite images obtained by CNN suggest. Increased Russian military activity has been spotted in Kaliningrad, a disconnected Russian territory situated
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Trump again suggests sending troops to U.S. southern border

Trump again suggests sending troops to U.S. southern border

Trump tweets a threat to "call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!”
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Top American General In Afghanistan Survives Insider Attack That Wiped Out 3 Senior Afghan Officials

Top American General In Afghanistan Survives Insider Attack That Wiped Out 3 Senior Afghan Officials

An apparent insider attack has essentially wiped out the top leadership of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. Kandahar’s governor, Zalmay Wesa, police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, and intelligence chief were killed in the attack, according to The
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Eisenhower On ‘Leading From Within’ And The Art Of Collaborative Leadership

Eisenhower On ‘Leading From Within’ And The Art Of Collaborative Leadership

Being the middle brother was a special burden, or blessing, as the case may be. Young Ike. did not carry the expectations or enjoy the deference of being the eldest. He did not carry any
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Will Congress really cancel US-Saudi arms deals? It’s complicated, but let us explain

Will Congress really cancel US-Saudi arms deals? It’s complicated, but let us explain

Everything you wanted to know about U.S.-Saudi arms sales and the politics around them, but were afraid to ask.
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How Likely Is A New American Civil War? Surprising Lessons From Lebanon’s Conflict

How Likely Is A New American Civil War? Surprising Lessons From Lebanon’s Conflict

What is the likelihood of civil war in the United States? Few Americans ask me this question, despite the fact that I am a scholar of civil war. The wars I study took place in
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U.S. Army Reserve preparing to fight on a new battlefield

U.S. Army Reserve preparing to fight on a new battlefield

The U.S. Army Reserve, alongside the Active and National Guard components, is preparing to fight and win America’s future wars, according to Chief of the Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey “We’ve been fighting
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U.S. Marines land in Iceland in initial phase of exercise Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Marines land in Iceland in initial phase of exercise Trident Juncture 18

Around 90 U.S. Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit landed at Keflavík on Wednesday, marking the initial phase of NATO’s Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Iceland. The main phase of Trident Juncture will start
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LTG Richardson Takes Command of FORSCOM

LTG Richardson Takes Command of FORSCOM

LTG Richardson Takes Command of FORSCOMThe Army’s largest command has a new leader, and for the first time in history it is a woman.
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Two U.S. Airmen deployed for Clear Sky 18 assist Ukrainians after car crash

Two U.S. Airmen deployed for Clear Sky 18 assist Ukrainians after car crash

U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa has announced that two U.S. Airmen deployed to Ukraine for the Clear Sky 2018 exercise came to the aid of several Ukrainians following a violent car
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Navy recovers fuel from sunken ship once used for atomic bomb practice

Navy recovers fuel from sunken ship once used for atomic bomb practice

Navy divers finished recovering an estimated 250,000 gallons of oil Monday from a captured warship that survived World War II and two atomic bomb tests before sinking 72 years ago. The oil extraction from the
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Air Force Identifies US Pilot Who Died In Ukraine Fighter Crash

Air Force Identifies US Pilot Who Died In Ukraine Fighter Crash

The U.S. Air Force has identified the American pilot who died during a routine training flight in Ukraine as Lt. Col. Seth “Jethro” Nehring, the service said in a press release. Nehring, a pilot with
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Iran’s Extended Ballistic Missile Range Is A Shot Across The Bow To The US Navy

Iran’s Extended Ballistic Missile Range Is A Shot Across The Bow To The US Navy

Iran just sent a veiled warning to the U.S. military: We see you, and now we can reach you everywhere. Iranian Revolutionary Guard aerospace division chief Amirali Hajizadeh declared Tuesday that Iran had boosted the
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Swiss, French procurement chiefs meet amid high-stakes ‘Air 2030’ race

Swiss, French procurement chiefs meet amid high-stakes ‘Air 2030’ race

The visit comes as two French companies are in the race to build Switzerland's revamped air-defense system at a cost of more than $8 billion.
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For first time, a woman heads US Army’s largest command

For first time, a woman heads US Army’s largest command

For the first time in the history of the U.S. Army, a woman will be running the show, leading some 872,000 soldiers and civilians combined as acting commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).
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Lawmaker accuses British defense minister of Boeing favoritism

Lawmaker accuses British defense minister of Boeing favoritism

Britain’s defense secretary was prepared to talk to lawmakers about a NATO summit, but instead found himself being interrogated about a potential aircraft purchase.
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Trump appears to call for defense spending cuts

Trump appears to call for defense spending cuts

The president called for across-the-board cuts in government spending.
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Trump appears to call for defense spending cuts

Trump appears to call for defense spending cuts

The president called for across-the-board cuts in government spending.
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New Marine correctional unit goes against stereotype with mindfulness and goal setting

New Marine correctional unit goes against stereotype with mindfulness and goal setting

Pvt. Colton Cornelius and Lance Cpl. Wellington Daniels have made mistakes. The two III Marine Expeditionary Force Marines drew the ire of their commanders recently for minor alcohol-related infractions while stationed on the tiny southern
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Adm. Foggo Commemorates Battle of Atlantic Ahead of Trident Juncture Events in Iceland

Adm. Foggo Commemorates Battle of Atlantic Ahead of Trident Juncture Events in Iceland

Adm. James G. Foggo III commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic in Faxa Bay, Iceland, aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard Vessel Thor, Oct. 16, 2018.
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Adm. Foggo Commemorates Battle of Atlantic Ahead of Trident Juncture Events in Iceland

Adm. Foggo Commemorates Battle of Atlantic Ahead of Trident Juncture Events in Iceland

Adm. James G. Foggo III commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic in Faxa Bay, Iceland, aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard Vessel Thor, Oct. 16, 2018.
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US service member killed in Ukrainian fighter jet crash, Air Force says

US service member killed in Ukrainian fighter jet crash, Air Force says

An American service member was killed when a Ukrainian Su-27UB fighter jet crashed over the Khmelnytskyi region in Ukraine on Tuesday while partaking in a training exercise, U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa announced in
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Here’s the US Army’s new Russia-era shopping list

Here’s the US Army’s new Russia-era shopping list

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced the U.S. Army to rethink its needs, from better cyber security to longer-ranged artillery cannons, according to the commander of the service’s new Futures Command. “That was kind of the
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Microsoft Software & Systems Academy Prepares Veteran For Successful Career Through Staffing Firm Robert Half

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy Prepares Veteran For Successful Career Through Staffing Firm Robert Half

Like many transitioning service members, Jason Russell struggled with translating his valuable Army experience and knowledge as a helicopter mechanic for a special operations unit to the civilian workforce. Microsoft, with its commitment to veterans,
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Air Force investigation finds Thunderbirds pilot lost consciousness before fatal crash in April

Air Force investigation finds Thunderbirds pilot lost consciousness before fatal crash in April

The Air Force Thunderbirds pilot killed in April when his F-16 crashed during a training flight in Nevada lost consciousness during a strenuous maneuver moments before impact, according to a service investigation into the wreck.
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Trump Boasts That ‘ISIS Is Defeated.’ The Pentagon Says: Not Quite Yet

Trump Boasts That ‘ISIS Is Defeated.’ The Pentagon Says: Not Quite Yet

President Donald Trump told the Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday that ISIS, the terrorist group that swept over Iraq and Syria in 2014, has been defeated. U.S. military leaders have said the
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