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Colorado highway named for Blue Angel pilot killed in crash

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 06:51
A Blue Angel pilot who died in a crash before a Tennessee air show is being honored in his native Colorado.

Amazon turns to military vets as it looks for management talent

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:32
A former U.S. Navy captain who retired from the military in December, has joined a different type of army: Amazon.com, where he’s leading a team of about 70 people at a fulfillment center in Columbus, Ohio.

Veteran recalls days with unit that spied on North Korea

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:28
At an outpost that could have been overrun any minute by the smallest of North Korean forces, Robert Alsop was part of a unit that spied on the country that it was still technically at war with.

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 8 soldiers, policeman

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:23
Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the southern province of Kandahar and the western province of Badghis have killed at least eight soldiers and a policeman.

Trump condemns 'evil losers' who carried out concert attack

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 05:00
President Donald Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England on Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

US delivers 6 coastal patrol boats to Vietnam coast

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 01:24
The United States has delivered six coastal patrol boats to Vietnam's coast guard in a move that expands the two nation's security cooperation amid tension in the disputed South China Sea.

Army veteran's throat slashed by Fort Bliss soldier in fatal drug case

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 00:01
Three of the five suspects in the case have Fort Bliss ties. A Fort Bliss spokesman confirmed Brandon Olsen, 27, is stationed at the Army post and Zachary Johnston, 20, and Adam Acosta, 19, were former soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss more than a month ago.

Can anyone stop the Ramstein juggernaut?

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:02
It’s not a high bar to clear, but the 2017 DODEA-Europe softball championships can improve upon the 2016 edition by simply playing out its three-day schedule.

Just about everyone's a contender

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:01
The 2017 DODEA-Europe baseball championships, set to play out Thursday through Saturday at Kaiserslautern and Ramstein, Germany, have a very tough act to follow: the 2017 baseball regular season.

Navy says short-notice PCS moves will continue for families

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 23:00
Sailors should expect less notice — just two months — when it’s time for them to move to a new duty station, the Navy announced Monday.

Ex-Customs and Border Protection officer gets 5 years in prison for immigrant smuggling

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:03
A former Customs and Border Protection officer who took bribes of money and sex to allow unauthorized immigrants into the U.S. through the San Ysidro Port of Entry was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.

Texas House limits tax breaks for wind turbines near military bases

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:37
A proposal to restrict property tax exemptions for wind farms near military bases got preliminary approval from Texas House lawmakers on Monday.

UN envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:22
Jan Kubis told the Security Council that despite progress, fighting remains "a tremendous challenge" because IS fighters are increasingly using civilians as human shields in "a last-gasp effort that reveals little more than the inherent inhuman barbarity of the terrorists."

For Haitians who came to US after earthquake, another deportation reprieve

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 20:11
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly granted a six-month extension Monday to 58,000 Haitian immigrants who have been spared from deportation since a devastating 2010 earthquake, saying the conditions in their struggling homeland are not stable enough to force them to return.

Defense contractor admits trying to sell satellite secrets to Russians

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:49
Federal authorities say a Southern California man who worked as an engineer for a defense contractor has pleaded guilty to attempting to sell sensitive information used in military and commercial satellites to the Russians.

Apparent suicide bomber at Ariana Grande concert kills 22

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:12
An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers, some still wearing the star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons as they fled.

Nevada to shield relocated soldiers from end-contract fees

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 18:09
Members of the military being deployed or moved to a different base can get out of service contracts without penalty in Nevada under a law receiving final approval in the state capital.

Air Force command chief master sergeant faces 17 charges at Article 32 hearing

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:16
Air Force command chief master sergeant faces 17 charges at hearing Tuesday to determine whether courts-martial is warranted

House Democrat: Flynn lied about Russia ties to renew security clearance

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:15
Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn appears to have lied to federal investigators last year about who paid for his 2015 trip to Moscow, during a Defense Department inquiry into the renewal of his top secret security clearance, a leading Capitol Hill Democrat said Monday.

Boeing blamed for maintenance errors on Air Force One

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:34
The Air Force is blaming Boeing mechanics for accidental contamination of the oxygen system aboard one of the modified Boeing 747 planes known as Air Force One used for presidential travel.