Todays Top Headlines

APNewsBreak: Border Patrol to test body cameras(0)
Afghan front-runner Ghani says power-sharing agreement is near(0)
House approves Obama plan to arm, train Syrian rebels to fight ISIS(0)
Airline employees used sensitive TSA rooms as break lounges, report says(0)
Think tank chief’s inviting of foreign envoys to classified meeting on Iraq is questioned(0)
Inside the Ring: CIA goes to war(0)
Air Force to Congress: Protect readiness, enact CR(0)
House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels(0)
Washoe County school cops have M16s from Pentagon(0)
Defense contractor gets 7 years in military secrets case(0)
Australian police detain 15 people in the country’s largest counterterrorism operation(0)
Iraq premier nixes U.S. ground troops(0)
Obama praises House vote on arming Syrian rebels(0)
State Department downplayed ISIS threat in Iraq, privately ramped up security(0)
Obama renews vow to keep U.S. troops out of a ‘ground war’ against Islamic State(0)
New concerns about ISIS recruiting in the US(0)
Air Force: ‘So help me God’ in oath is optional(0)
AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troops(0)
Air Force nixes ‘so help me God’ requirement in oaths(0)
White House: U.S. troops in Iraq could call in airstrikes(0)
Border Patrol: Soldier allegedly smuggled immigrants through Texas checkpoint(0)
Legislators scrutinize military surplus program(0)
Texas governor criticizes Mexico border ‘failure’(0)
Arrests made in Australian counterterrorism raids(0)
Following scandal, Air Force sets incentive pay for nuclear missile force(0)
Washington Post reporter ‘facing interrogation,’ Iranian official says(0)
The Air Force will now allow airmen to omit ‘so help me God’ from enlistment oaths(0)
Ship that destroyed Syrian chemical weapons returns home(0)
Analysis: U.S. officials parse term ‘ground troops’ when describing Iraq mission(0)
Biden: Troops not needed now, but will reassess(0)
Ex-VA doctor: Phoenix report a ‘whitewash’(0)
Full Frontal? Verifying a Nuclear Deal with Iran(0)
Army reservist sues Scott, state over job demotion(0)
Kerry to Senate: No ground troops against Islamic State(0)
Researchers try to pull back curtain on surveillance efforts in Washington(0)
VA psychologist reprimanded over evaluation(0)
Alwyn Cashe, the Medal of Honor, and how heroism gets undervalued(0)
U.S. military planners arrive in Africa as part of Ebola response(0)
School police stock up on free military gear(0)
Senate committee: China-backed hackers penetrated TRANSCOM contractor networks 20 times(0)
Air Force to Congress: Protect readiness, enact CR

The leadership of the Air Force has a clear message for Congress: Help.    

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President

Defense contractor gets 7 years in military secrets case

A former civilian defense contractor working at the U.S.    

Iraq premier nixes U.S. ground troops

Iraq’s new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction

Air Force nixes ‘so help me God’ requirement in oaths

The Air Force has withdrawn a requirement that all airmen who take the oath of enlistment and officer appointment conclude

White House: U.S. troops in Iraq could call in airstrikes

American troops on the ground in Iraq ‘could be in a position to even call in air strikes’ on ISIL

Border Patrol: Soldier allegedly smuggled immigrants through Texas checkpoint

Border Patrol agents arrested a soldier who allegedly attempted to bring two undocumented aliens through a Texas checkpoint Sept. 11,

Ship that destroyed Syrian chemical weapons returns home

The MV Cape Ray, which successfully disposed of hundreds of tons of Syrian chemical weapons this summer in the Mediterranean

Analysis: U.S. officials parse term ‘ground troops’ when describing Iraq mission

The question of whether the U.S. will send combat troops into Iraq has become a tortured debate over what terms

Biden: Troops not needed now, but will reassess

Vice President Biden is apparently leaving the door open to U.S. ground troops helping Iraqi security forces repel Islamic State

Full Frontal? Verifying a Nuclear Deal with Iran

Aaron took a long weekend in Istanbul, but Jeffrey and Karl were hard at work! Jeffrey talks to Christopher Bidwell,

Senate committee: China-backed hackers penetrated TRANSCOM contractor networks 20 times

Chinese government-backed hackers accessed networks of private-sector firms with sensitive data about U.S. military logistics nearly two dozen times in

Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq

President Obama says U.S. forces in Iraq ‘do not and will not’ have a combat mission as part of the

New Islamic State video taunts Obama, U.S. troops

The Islamic State is taunting President Obama via video.    

MARSOC Marine killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

A MARSOC Marine was killed in Afghanistan this week in an apparent insider attack.    

Selfish? Officer’s take on women in combat raises outcry

The Marine Corps is about to launch one of its most comprehensive experiments to test the mettle of women in

Destroyer Williams’ commanding officer, CMC and former XO reassigned amid investigation

The commanding officer, command master chief and former XO of the destroyer James E. Williams have been reassigned as Destroyer

Wounded, injured soldiers biking from post to post

About 20 soldiers from Fort Campbell and Fort Knox who have been wounded or injured or who are ill are

House panel holds 1st open Benghazi hearing

A congressional committee on Benghazi gets its public debut Wednesday, two years after militants in the eastern Libyan city killed

Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as U.S. partners

About half of Iraq’s army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group’s

Family: Naval reservist killed in Afghan suicide bombing

Relatives of a U.S. Naval reservist from Ohio say he was among the three troops killed when a suicide car

Toddler ignores military protocol, greets mom

Cooper Waldvogel loves his mom more than military protocol. And Facebook loves him for it.    

Senior Senator: Both chambers should pass CR, Syrian rebels authorities before weekend

A senior US Senate Democrat is hopeful both chambers can pass a stopgap spending measure and approve presidential authorities to

As VP, Biden keeps academy nominations secret

During his final year in Congress in 2008, then-Sen.    

Air mobility crews have logged more than 1,000 sorties to support airstrikes in Iraq

Air Mobility Command tankers have flown more than 1,000 missions in support of airstrikes against the Islamic State, AMC commander

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