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November 08, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Thank you to the men and women who have served and fought to keep us safe. We'd also like to extend our thanks to their families and loved ones. Thank a veteran today and always! Video of We Salute Our Veterans | VETERANS DAY
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Jeff Katz
October 23, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Not sure if she skipped math in grade school or just wasn't that great at it. But one thing is for sure: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is ready to push America towards outright socialism. The radical "Squad" member claimed on Twitter that "(America) can afford Medicare for All." She was responding to an...
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October 03, 2019 - 2:55 pm
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Eight-seven parachuting soldiers were blown into trees, 32 were injured and 18 of them hospitalized, including one who suffered a broken back during a night training exercise at a Mississippi military training center, officials said Thursday. The soldiers were among 650...
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Jeff Katz
October 01, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Jeff is joined by members of the James River High School NJROTC program - Chief of Staff (COS) c/LT Stella Crump and Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) c/SCPO Fred Hines - to talk about the annual Military Appreciation Night and Veterans 5K put on by the cadets. Military Appreciation Night is on October...
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September 20, 2019 - 11:31 am
By KEN RITTER Associated Press HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies. The...
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September 18, 2019 - 2:57 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction that prevents the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them. The Department of Defense is appealing a ruling by a judge who found...
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September 03, 2019 - 4:51 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. military is taking precautions as Hurricane Dorian threatens ships and planes based on Virginia's coast. U.S. Air Force Col. David Lopez said in a statement Tuesday that F-22 Raptor fighter jets and T-38 Talon training planes will leave Langley Air Force Base in Hampton...
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August 30, 2019 - 10:32 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday defended his faulty description of a tale of military heroism and his interactions with the service members who carried it out. The "essence" of his recollection is correct, the former vice president told a South...
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August 09, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Five days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after a man carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter...
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August 06, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Military prosecutors in Virginia said Monday that they want to add allegations of sexual misconduct to their murder case against a U.S. Marine and a Navy SEAL who are among those blamed for the 2017 hazing death of a U.S. Green Beret in Africa...
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