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82nd Airborne paratrooper killed during training

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Military officials say an 82nd Airborne paratrooper has been killed and two others seriously injured in an explosion during a training exercise at Fort Bragg. A statement from the North […]

02/21/2014

Britain's Prince Harry during a cold chamber training exercise with the Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 British team at Nuneaton, central England, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Darren Staples)

US South Pole team in London before starting trek

DENVER (AP) — A team of wounded U.S. service members is in London this week for a publicity tour before starting a fundraising race to the South Pole with Britain’s Prince Harry. The U.S. team […]

11/11/2013

June 11, 2013 courtroom sketch shows U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, right, sitting by his former defense attorneys Maj. Joseph Marcee, far left, and Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, center, during a hearing at Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood and the rarity of military executions

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of unarmed soldiers, some about to deploy to Afghanistan, were waiting inside a building for vaccines and routine checkups when a fellow soldier walked in with two handguns and enough ammunition […]

08/04/2013

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July 4th fireworks scrapped at a number of bases

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean furloughed fireworks. Independence Day celebrations have been canceled […]

07/01/2013

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Veterans’ uphill road back, struggle with suicide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, Joe Miller, an Army Ranger captain with three Iraq tours under his belt, sat at home near Fort Bragg holding a cocked Beretta 40mm, and prepared to kill himself. […]

06/24/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels (AP Photo)

Budget cuts force military jets to drop air shows

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia’s famous sweet onions isn’t safe from the federal budget battle 600 miles away.

03/10/2013

Supreme Court Justices

Supreme Court to hear arguments on DOMA

A military spouse who was rejected for membership to the Association of Bragg Officers’ Spouses, on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, believes the club changed its rules to keep her out. Listen to KFWB legal analyst Royal Oakes discuss the matter.

01/08/2013

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