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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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Jeff Katz
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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Jeff Katz
August 05, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Amid the tragedies in Dayton and El Paso, what the media has not talked about much was the man who rushed into the Walmart in El Paso to defend and protect children when the shooting began. Glen Oakley was in a Foot Locker in the Cielo Vista shopping center when he heard the shots in the Walmart...
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August 05, 2019 - 2:24 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Massive explosions at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia injured at least eight people and prompted the evacuation of thousands Monday. Russia's Defense Ministry said a fire triggered the explosions at a storage facility for gunpowder charges near the city of Achinsk in...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, gives challenge coins to U.S. Army Maj. Ian Brown, right, and other military service members to thank them for their service. (Julio Obscura/Office of the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi via AP)
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February 27, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By JULIE WATSON and JENNIFER McDERMOTT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing...
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February 04, 2019 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another 150 miles of concertina wire and provide other support for Customs and Border Protection. The additions will bring the total number of active-duty troops on the border to 4,350. The...
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