Defense lawyer Birney Bervar has said that he believes Ikaika Erik Kang suffers from mental illness, and intends to have him evaluated by a mental health expert.
Defense lawyer Birney Bervar has said that he believes Ikaika Erik Kang

Trial set for Hawaii soldier accused of trying to aid ISIS

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“We tested her from stem to stern,” including high-speed turns and flight systems, Capt. Ryan B. Scholl said after the carrier returned to Naval Station Norfolk.
“We tested her from stem to stern ” including high speed turns

Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman returns from sea trials

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The new assessment by the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency shaves a full two years off the consensus forecast for North Korea's ICBM program.
The new assessment by the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency shaves a full

North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, US officials warn in new assessment

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The new “Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century” policy — announced last week in a servicewide message from Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright — returns emphasis to resident courses that were the focus of PME for decades.
The new “Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st Century” policy —

Changes to Air Force PME program prove popular with airmen

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Col. John O. Howard previously served as the 100th Air Refueling Wing vice commander at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England.
Col John O Howard previously served as the 100th Air Refueling Wing

Meet the newest commander at Scott Air Force Base

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U.S. and Australian forces wrapped up their largest joint, biennial war games Tuesday during a ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan near Brisbane.
U S and Australian forces wrapped up their largest joint biennial war

Monthlong Talisman Saber drills conclude with ceremony aboard USS Ronald Reagan

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China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision.
China on Tuesday denied its fighter jet pilots operated dangerously during an

China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter

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Growing the Navy’s fleet to 355 ships will likely require extending the service of current ships, reactivating vessels and investing heavily in the capacity of the country’s seven primary shipbuilding plants.
Growing the Navy’s fleet to 355 ships will likely require extending the

Navy’s goal of 355-ship fleet may require mothballed vessels, shipyard overhauls

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The video shows the three soldiers arriving at the al-Jafr base in southern Jordan in two pickup trucks. They were then attacked by a Jordanian soldier who later said he feared the base was under attack.
The video shows the three soldiers arriving at the al Jafr base

Video shows slaying of three soldiers in Jordan

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A retired Army combat medic who stood for hours saluting the Dallas officers slain in last year's police ambush was fatally shot Sunday evening in his home in The Colony, police say.
A retired Army combat medic who stood for hours saluting the Dallas

Army vet who honored Dallas ambush victims shot to death after fight with brother

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The vote gives President Donald J. Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong debate promising an uncertain final outcome.
The vote gives President Donald J Trump and GOP leaders a crucial

By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

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Donald Stratton and Lauren Bruner, two of the five remaining USS Arizona survivors, gave first-hand accounts of what happened during the attack on Pearl Harbor. They also talked about the sailor who helped them, Joe George. Read more here: [ Stripes.com Link ]
Donald Stratton and Lauren Bruner two of the five remaining USS Arizona

USS Arizona survivors recount Pearl Harbor, sailor who helped

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It is too early in the investigation to determine if stupidity, corruption or a broken system led to the United States purchasing about 1.3 million uniforms for the Afghan army in a woodland camouflage pattern, owned by a Canadian company, instead of using one of 12 Defense Department-owned camouflage patterns, said John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.
It is too early in the investigation to determine if stupidity corruption

Criminal investigation launched into $28M in US funds wasted on Afghan uniforms

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"I got an email and he said, 'Pops, don't worry. I'm with the YPG,'" David Taylor Sr. said in a telephone interview from his home in West Virginia. "He said, 'I'm doing the right thing. It's for their freedom.'"
"I got an email and he said 'Pops don't worry I'm with

Former Marine killed fighting ISIS in Syria

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The Senate, like the House, is expected to pass the legislation by a veto-proof margin. The bill also slaps Iran and North Korea with sanctions.
The Senate like the House is expected to pass the legislation by

House decisively passes sanctions bill curbing Trump's power

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Archive Photo of the Day

At the border, 1962

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U.S. and Australian forces wrapped up Talisman Saber, their largest joint, biennial war games, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The monthlong drills involved more than 33,000 troops, 26 ships and 200 aircraft taking part in “high-end warfighting scenarios.” Read more: [ Stripes.com Link ]

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U S and Australian forces wrapped up Talisman Saber their largest joint

Joint naval operations: Talisman Saber 2017

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