Todays Top Headlines

Alaska soldier’s car stuck in Wash. after transport company files for bankruptcy(0)
New government in Iraq is an ‘ongoing process,’ Obama administration says(0)
White House, senators near deal on surveillance reform(0)
12 indicted in Mississippi Guard recruitment fraud case(0)
Document details procedure for placing terrorist suspects on government watch list(0)
Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis(0)
Begich: Action needed on veterans bill(0)
HMS QE2 floats for the first time as outgoing carrier Illustrious retires(0)
Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran’s urging to step down(0)
Montana senator’s Army War College thesis appears to plagiarize(0)
Pfc. performs on ‘America’s Got Talent’ tonight(0)
CAIR chapters campaign to stop Israeli operation in Gaza(0)
Study: Childhood traumas are more common in military members(0)
Senator: VA center begged for surgical equipment(0)
Naval Academy welcomes new superintendent(0)
Sen. Sanders seeks new VA funding compromise(0)
Medal of Honor recipient SFC Leroy Petry retires today(0)
Blue Angels add XO, screening after misconduct report(0)
Army officials on ‘pink slip’ controversy: We don’t have a choice(0)
2 American women charged with funneling money to al-Qaeda-linked group(0)
Childhood traumas more common in military members(0)
Have a Drone? Check This Map Before You Fly It(0)
Giuliani on US handling of world crises, national security(0)
Propane leak forces border to close near Antler(0)
Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama(0)
Little Rock Air Force Base on lockdown due to ‘suspicious individual’(0)
Enlisted women to serve on attack submarines after 2020(0)
College’s recruiting practices draw congressional fire(0)
White flags baffle NYPD: ‘We’re lucky it wasn’t a bomb’(0)
Arkansas military base on lockdown(0)
U.S. officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy(0)
Marine Corps whistleblower lands new Pentagon position(0)
Iraq still using barrel bombs on civilian areas, human rights group says(0)
Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts inducted into ‘Hall of Heroes’(0)
Naval Academy holds change-of-command ceremony(0)
Navy to retool Blue Angels after scandal(0)
Senate panel backs McDonald for VA secretary(0)
McDonald nomination unanimously referred to full Senate(0)
Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used(0)
US intel sorties up in Iraq, but no drone strikes(0)
Alaska soldier’s car stuck in Wash. after transport company files for bankruptcy

Army Chief Warrant Officer Milam Jeans had no problem moving his wife and children from Germany to a new post

12 indicted in Mississippi Guard recruitment fraud case

Twelve current or former Mississippi Army National Guard members have been indicted in a case alleging they swindled money through

HMS QE2 floats for the first time as outgoing carrier Illustrious retires

The UK’s largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has been successfully floated out of the dock in which she was

Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran’s urging to step down

Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said

Montana senator’s Army War College thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh’s thesis written to earn a master’s degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages

Pfc. performs on ‘America’s Got Talent’ tonight

Pfc. Paul Ieti’s performance in the first round of NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ earned a standing ovation and hugs from

Study: Childhood traumas are more common in military members

Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say

Naval Academy welcomes new superintendent

Back in 2010, the secretary of the Navy and the chief of naval operations made a $100 bet with then-Naval

Sen. Sanders seeks new VA funding compromise

A push by Veterans Affairs Department officials for billions in new funding to hire more doctors may upend congressional efforts

Blue Angels add XO, screening after misconduct report

In the wake of a high-profile misconduct investigation of the Blue Angels, the Navy’s top aviator announced sweeping changes to

Medal of Honor recipient SFC Leroy Petry retires today

One soldier’s career: Ranger with eight deployments, lost his hand to a grenade while saving his buddies, pinned with the

Have a Drone? Check This Map Before You Fly It

The popularity of drones is climbing quickly among companies, governments and citizens alike. But the rules surrounding where, when and

Enlisted women to serve on attack submarines after 2020

With female officers having served in the boomer force for nearly three years, the Navy is aiming for women to

College’s recruiting practices draw congressional fire

Senators and student veteran leaders are working to dissuade would-be college students from using GI Bill funds to enroll at

Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts inducted into ‘Hall of Heroes’

Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, amid one of the bloodiest battles of the war in Afghanistan, was badly injured and fighting

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used

The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S.    

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

The roughly 1,000 Texas Army and Air National Guard troops being dispatched to the U.S.-Mexico border will not be tasked

Lawsuit: Tyler Perry interfered with studio plan at former Ga. Army base

A Georgia entertainment company is suing Tyler Perry, accusing the filmmaker of unfairly working with government officials to transform a

Marine vet says he was forgotten in VA clinic

A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran’s

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in D.C.

Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her

Ohio veteran cited for therapy ducks due in court

An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is getting his day in court

Flags lowered on Navajo Nation for Code Talker

Flags are flying at half-staff on the Navajo Nation in honor of a Code Talker.    

U.S.: Russia ‘created the conditions’ for shoot-down

Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for ‘creating the conditions’ that led to the shooting down

Shelton: Russia’s doubt over U.S. satellite capabilities shows ‘desperation’

Russian statements expressing skepticism that the U.S. can produce satellite images showing a surface-to-air missile shooting down the Malaysia Airlines

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