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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
October 29, 2019 - 6:43 am
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State group's leader, the Pentagon is increasing U.S. efforts to protect Syria's oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country's Russian allies. It's a...
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AP News
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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(Virginia Guard Public Affairs)
WRVA News
September 04, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Richmond, VA _ The Virginia National Guard plans to mobilize approximately 30 Soldiers for state emergency support duty in the Eastern Shore and Hampton Roads areas to be staged and ready to assist local and state emergency agencies respond to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Soldiers will...
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Department of Defense via Associated Press
June 18, 2019 - 9:25 am
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons. At the same time,...
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May 20, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Marguerite Cottrell remembers the summer day 75 years ago when a Western Union telegram was delivered to her family farm as her mother was hanging clothes on the line to dry. Her mother read it, sat down and wept. Cottrell's older brother, John...
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(U.S. Navy via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 4:05 pm
By CHRIS CAROLA , Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week was a Navy sailor and married mother of two whose father is a high-ranking officer in the New York State Police, officials said Friday. The Pentagon identified three...
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November 10, 2018 - 10:36 am
By RAF CASERT and ANGELA CHARLTON , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Traveling from across the world to battlefields where their soldiers fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices ahead of Sunday's Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been dramatically redrawn...
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(AP Photo/David Vincent)
June 06, 2018 - 2:34 pm
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day invasion gathered on the Normandy shore Wednesday to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that helped change the course of World War II. Powerful gusts of wind blew through a...
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