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US Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter (AP Photo)

Army says its helicopters buzzed Washington city

  PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Army special operations helicopters on a training exercise buzzed around the small city of Port Angeles, Wash., late Thursday in an episode that the mayor says “terrorized my city.” […]

07/12/2013

US Army soldier participant clears a hurdle as part of Combat Readiness Test, Fort Jackson Army Base, Columbia, South Carolina

Army to cut brigades at 10 US bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a massive restructuring, the U.S. Army is slashing the number of active duty combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the country as […]

06/25/2013

US Army carry team carries transfer case of US soldier killed in Afghanistan, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. (AP Photo)

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,100

(The Associated Press) – As of Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at least 2,100 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according […]

06/11/2013

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Military calls sexual assault ‘like a cancer’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military leaders said Tuesday that sexual assault in the ranks is “like a cancer” that could destroy the force, but they expressed serious concerns about far-reaching congressional efforts to strip commanders of […]

06/04/2013

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Hagel orders review of sex-abuse prevention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday ordered the military to recertify all 25,000 people involved in programs designed to prevent and respond to sexual assault, an acknowledgement that assaults have escalated beyond […]

05/17/2013

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General: sex abuse trend linked to respect issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force’s top general said Friday that sexual assaults in his branch of the military typically involve alcohol use and can be traced to a lack of respect for women. “We […]

05/17/2013

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Head of Fort Campbell harassment program arrested

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The manager of the sexual harassment and assault response program at Fort Campbell, Ky., was arrested in a domestic dispute and relieved of his post, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Col. […]

05/16/2013

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Army soldier recovering from TBI gets Silver Star

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier who suffered a traumatic brain injury has received the Silver Star for his actions to help evacuate wounded troops during a mission in Afghanistan in 2010.

04/06/2013

Dog found in NM reunited with Kentucky owner

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mandi Smith’s 5-month-old puppy disappeared from the family’s Fort Campbell, Ky., yard 18 months ago. So when she got a call saying Pooka had turned up in northern New Mexico, she thought someone was playing a trick on her.

01/30/2013

War widow sues over film featuring her husband

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A widow of an U.S. Army soldier killed in a blast in Afghanistan has sued Fox Cable Networks and the National Geographic Society over a documentary that showed her husband and […]

11/12/2012

AWOL soldier gets life term for Fort Hood plot

(AP) – A Muslim soldier has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for planning to attack a Texas restaurant full of U.S. troops. A defiant Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo told a federal court […]

08/10/2012