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Tactical advantage: Russian military shows off impressive new gear(0)
Navy looks at sleep research to address submariner fatigue(0)
Mold is latest health worry on Treasure Island(0)
Iran vs US: The ambassador battle goes to the U.N.(0)
Amb. Sergey Kislyak on efforts to defuse Ukraine crisis(0)
Grand Coulee fishing spot closed since 9/11 opens(0)
Yemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training camps(0)
Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president(0)
Abdullah’s lead grows in new Afghan vote results(0)
Navy OKs changes for submariners’ sleep schedules(0)
Fla. vets say vandalism of military memorials should stir revulsion(0)
United States of SWAT?(0)
World War II vet opens up about captivity(0)
Three Drone Attacks target AQAP Terrorists in Yemen(0)
Two Drone Attacks Kill at least 13 AQAP Terrorists in Yemen(0)
Ted Cruz thanks Obama for denying visas to terrorists(0)
10 years on, Pat Tillman’s widow at peace with past(0)
Administration punting on the pipeline?(0)
Lost Union Army soldier honored with memorial(0)
In West Bank, teen offenders face different fates(0)
Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia(0)
Veterans office moves to new home(0)
Ukraine, Russia trade blame for eastern shootout(0)
United State of SWAT?(0)
U.S. weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe(0)
Ukraine PM vows to find ‘bastards’ behind anti-Semitic fliers(0)
In shift to Africa, U.S. troops find complicated relationships(0)
Podcast: The INF and the Dismemberment of Ukraine(0)
Ukraine prime minister vows to punish people behind fliers ordering Jews to register(0)
Healthcare.gov users told to change passwords due to Heartbleed risk(0)
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Abdullah’s lead grows in new Afghan vote results

Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah’s lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan’s presidential election released Sunday, but he and

Navy OKs changes for submariners’ sleep schedules

With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the Navy for decades has staggered sailors’ working

Fla. vets say vandalism of military memorials should stir revulsion

The vandalizing of military veterans’ memorials in Milton and Pensacola during the past year or so is prompting the stewards

Two Drone Attacks Kill at least 13 AQAP Terrorists in Yemen

A number of al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) militants were killed when an air strike hit their training

Three Drone Attacks target AQAP Terrorists in Yemen

A number of al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) militants were killed when an air strike hit their training

10 years on, Pat Tillman’s widow at peace with past

Marie Tillman is sitting at her parents’ dining-room table, waiting for a morning-coffee boost to kick in. She’s surprised her

U.S. weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the

In shift to Africa, U.S. troops find complicated relationships

Lt. Col. Lee Magee had been on the ground in Africa for less than four days when the call came

Podcast: The INF and the Dismemberment of Ukraine

In the inaugural ArmsControlWonk Podcast, Jeffrey and I discuss the alleged “circumventions” of the INF Treaty, the situation in Ukraine,

Weekly Top Posts: 2014-04-20

World First: Neuron UCAV flying in formation with Rafale, Falcon 7X USAF to complete upgrading the F-22 oxygen system in

On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

The Labor Department has pulled back – at least temporarily – from new minimum wage rules that had led several

Marine to receive Navy Cross for heroism in Afghanistan

Gunnery Sgt. Richard A. Jibson will receive the nation’s second highest valor award on Tuesday at Marine Corps Air Ground

Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

Pending any orders to ramp up its forces or engagements, U.S. Army Europe and the National Guard are focused on

XO fired for issues while leading Blue Angels

The Navy fired the No. 2 officer at Naval Base Coronado Friday after allegations arose into his conduct while in

Sergeant gets plate that saved his life in point-blank attack

Sgt. Timothy Gilboe was given an armor plate three years after it saved his life when he charged an AK-47-toting

Japan’s stealth fighter demonstrator on schedule for first flight this Year

Japan’s defense ministry’s Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) is planning to unveil the country’s advanced technology demonstrator-experimental (ATD-X) plane

Marine vet not caught in Everest avalanche

A Boise resident climbing Mount Everest with a film crew as part of a motivational project for injured veterans didn’t

U.S. military shifting gears in Europe

The footprint of U.S forces in Europe is poised for major change, with two decades of peace and calm seemingly

For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

Imagine going out to hunt wild boar in the forests of Germany, then celebrating with buddies at the local gasthaus,

Pakistani girl’s seminary names library after OBL

Most didn’t notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan’s capital, until locals saw the paper

Rapping medic dispenses care with a smile and a rhyme

If you bust your leg, he busts a rhyme.    

N.C. community college rate break for vets proposed

Gov. Pat McCrory says he wants to make it easier for new veterans to attend any of North Carolina’s community

U.S.: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets record

A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide

The Silent Hybrid Motorcycles the Pentagon Will Use for Stealth Raids

Special Forces teams are all about silently penetrating remote areas and executing complex, lightning-fast raids. Now DARPA is developing a

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