Todays Top Headlines

ACLU appeals denial of California migrant shelter(0)
Gaza cease-fire collapse diminishes U.S. leverage to end war(0)
CIA director under fire from lawmakers after agency’s search of Senate computers(0)
Army to force out 550 majors; some in Afghanistan(0)
Air Force athletics program under investigation(0)
Ill. drone law extended to private operators(0)
Afghan interpreter visa program expanded in a rare bipartisan vote(0)
Army Reserve center to be renamed after soldier(0)
DoD may send personnel to Africa to help fight Ebola epidemic(0)
North Korea seeks UN meeting on U.S.-South Korea drills(0)
Additional Army cuts rattle Pentagon(0)
Maine senators visiting US-Mexico border(0)
Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings(0)
Marine Corps tests the UHAC – a new logistics amphibian(0)
2 US Ebola victims to arrive at metro Atlanta base(0)
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urges against data analysis in criminal sentencing(0)
Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty(0)
Senate approves funding for Israel’s Iron Dome(0)
$16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign(0)
Army announces rollout date for new camo(0)
Huckabee: Put American’s first(0)
New Tricare policy retains therapists(0)
Defense bill requires study on Md. wind farm(0)
Little Rock Air Force Base welcomes new commander(0)
UK general: Ukraine crisis holds lessons for NATO(0)
Study: Shock waves can damage eyes(0)
Army’s new high-tech ammo could help hide U.S. soldiers in combat(0)
Post-9/11 vet unemployment rate jumps again in July(0)
Newspaper reviews success of DPS in South Texas(0)
Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search(0)
Israeli spokesman: No need to debate who broke the cease-fire(0)
Clinton, in 2001, on bin Laden: ‘I could have killed him’(0)
35 Palestinians killed; Israeli officer missing(0)
Biden praises Japan’s new military policy(0)
DHS seizes Land Rover over EPA regulations(0)
Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans(0)
U.N.: More than 1,700 killed in Iraq in July(0)
U.N. condemns Israel, U.S. for not sharing Iron Dome with Hamas(0)
Fort Detrick holds anti-terrorism awareness month(0)
NJ National Guard unit to deploy to Persian Gulf(0)
DoD may send personnel to Africa to help fight Ebola epidemic

Defense Department officials are discussing the possibility of sending personnel to western Africa to assist with the Ebola epidemic there.    

North Korea seeks UN meeting on U.S.-South Korea drills

North Korea has asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to protest upcoming U.S.-South Korean military exercises.    

Marine Corps tests the UHAC – a new logistics amphibian

The US Navy and Marine Corps have tested an Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) prototype of a heavy amphibious lift

Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

President Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States is still deeply concerned that Russia is ramping

$16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure

Army announces rollout date for new camo

Combat uniforms featuring the service’s newest camo pattern will be available for sale starting in the summer of 2015, the

New Tricare policy retains therapists

A new Defense Health Agency policy allows Tricare patients to get therapy from certain mental health specialists who otherwise would

Study: Shock waves can damage eyes

A decade ago, the Defense Department launched a combat eye protection program that contributed to a drop in war-related eye

Post-9/11 vet unemployment rate jumps again in July

The volatile unemployment rate for the youngest generation of veterans jumped again in July, reaching 9.2 percent, matching the highest

Clinton, in 2001, on bin Laden: ‘I could have killed him’

Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia just hours before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that he passed

Biden praises Japan’s new military policy

Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming Japan’s decision to loosen restrictions on its military to allow greater use of force

Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn’t return:

U.N.: More than 1,700 killed in Iraq in July

More than 1,700 people were killed in Iraq in July, the United Nations said Friday, making it one of the

27 Palestinians killed as Gaza truce unravels

A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled

Climb Into the Mini-Sub Navy SEALs Use to Bring Death From Below

Here’s the scenario: After suiting up with diving knives and silenced assault rifles, a team of three Navy SEALs on

Innovative robotic systems supporting Marines during warfighting experiment in Hawaii

Earlier in July 2014 the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) has tested two new robotic systems during the Advanced Warfighting

Soldiers recall Iraq murders, aftermath at Army ethics conference

More than eight years ago, then-Pfc. Justin Watt reported members of his platoon who he believed had participated in the

German officer to serve as U.S. Army Europe’s chief of staff

A German Army brigadier general who recently served with NATO forces in Afghanistan is assuming duties as the chief of

U.S., U.N. announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on

Medal of Honor recipient, POW Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani dies

Medal of Honor recipient and prisoner-of-war Army Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani has died at age 70 after a battle

U.S. Family Health Plan too costly, watchdog report says

A popular health care program that serves more than 130,000 military family members and retirees is redundant and should be

Congress presses DoD for allotment system reform

Lawmakers are stepping up pressure on the Pentagon to improve the paycheck allotment system that allows service members to direct

First lady expands effort to end vet homelessness

Michelle Obama said the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is ‘a stain on the soul

State Dept.: ‘No American is proud’ of CIA tactics

The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention

Stolen WWI gas mask found in pawn shop

A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing for almost a century is on display

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