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Israeli strike on Gaza militant post kills 2 

Sun, 27 May 2018 07:35:51 +0000
Local Palestinian media reported that the target of the strike was a militant observation post. The Palestinian Health Ministry says two people were killed.

Taliban suicide bombing kills 2 Afghan soldiers 

Sun, 27 May 2018 07:15:00 +0000
Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the governor of the southern Helmand province, says four other soldiers were wounded in Sunday's attack in the Nad Ali district.

Pakistan police kill 6 linked to bomb attack 

Sun, 27 May 2018 07:10:49 +0000
Islamic extremists in Pakistan have carried out scores of attacks in recent years, mainly targeting security forces and religious minorities.

All American Week draws to a close as 82nd Airborne names top battalion 

Sun, 27 May 2018 04:59:58 +0000
At the end of three days of steady competition — from tug of war to bloody bouts on Towle Stadium — the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment emerged from All American Week as the top battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division.

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing 

Sun, 27 May 2018 04:36:02 +0000
A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day.

Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization 

Sun, 27 May 2018 01:34:00 +0000
The Kim-Moon meeting followed a whirlwind 24 hours that saw Trump cancel the highly anticipated June 12 meeting before saying it's potentially back on.

Imperfect answers: A son killed in action and his parents ask why 

Sun, 27 May 2018 00:22:00 +0000
When Army Spc. Gabriel D. Conde deployed to Afghanistan in September 2017, his father, Bob, tried to read up on the war, but the news accounts never really made sense. They didn't explain what Gabe was fighting for. Ten days after Gabe's death, Bob would hear directly from the men who had been there.

Chaplains offer 'ministry of presence' for deployed troops 

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:42:04 +0000
The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps has been a military institution since the boots of men and women have stood ground and sacrificed ultimately for American values at their very conception.

$600,000 fund for MAX attack victims still locked in legal limbo 

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:29:48 +0000
Attorney Robert J. Miller argued his clients should receive most of the money because Ricky Best, an Army veteran and his household's breadwinner, left behind a wife and four children.

Police arrest suspects in Wahiawa standoff 

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:23:41 +0000
Police arrested two people early this morning following a nearly 8-hour standoff at Helemano Military Reservation. Honolulu police, special services personnel and military police responded to the barricade situation and remained on scene until the suspects surrendered.

NBA group volunteers with grieving kids over Memorial Day weekend 

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:21:05 +0000
An NBA contingent volunteered to spend time in the Washington area with about 500 children who are part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the solemn holiday weekend, trying to help continue the support for families who lost loved ones serving in the military.

Marine Medal of Honor recipient to help fundraiser for Gold Star Families Memorial Monument 

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:10:54 +0000
Hershel "Woody" Williams, the last surviving Marine awarded a Medal of Honor during World War II, will be the featured guest speaker June 6 at a luncheon to raise funds for construction of a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument here.

Retired officer, 'best thing that's ever happened to veterans,' among 6 to be honored at Pa. auto race 

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:52:02 +0000
Retired Army Lt. Col. Larry Scheetz is one of the three living veterans who will be honored Monday at the 16th annual Mercer Memorial Day 500. "This guy is the best thing that's ever happened to veterans in this county," said one formerly homeless Army vet.

New Hampshire hosts commissioning of USS Manchester 

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:41:25 +0000
New Hampshire’s Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, the ship’s sponsor, whose initials are welded into the ship’s hull, said serving as the ship’s sponsor was “the thrill of a lifetime.”

Russia's Putin urges patience in negotiations with Japan over disputed islands 

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:39:28 +0000
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged patience in efforts to resolve a territorial dispute with Japan that's lasted since World War II after talks Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has made a deal a priority.

'God save us from becoming Venezuela:' Colombians to vote in bitter presidential race 

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:33:20 +0000
As Alberto Solis heads to the polls Sunday to cast his vote for Colombia's president, he knows what he wants – and what he doesn't. "This country has its problems and we need a young, capable leader," said the 76-year-old pharmacist. "And God save us from becoming Venezuela."

Change of command set for May 30 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam 

Sat, 26 May 2018 20:20:00 +0000
The U.S. Pacific Command is holding a ceremony May 30 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as Adm. Phil Davidson relieves Adm. Harry Harris as Commander.

Senior-led Raiders didn't stop until they were champs 

Sat, 26 May 2018 19:51:00 +0000
Kaiserslautern edges Lakenheath 10-9 to back up top seeding and finish atop large-school pack.

Marine Corps helicopters standing by for evacuation on Hawaii 

Sat, 26 May 2018 19:50:12 +0000
Each helicopter can carry up to 43 people at a time and evacuate an estimated 400 people within four hours. On Monday if the situation is still the same with Kilauea Volcano threatening Lower Puna, military officials could call upon active duty for help, he said.

Astronaut, moonwalker Alan Bean dies at 86 

Sat, 26 May 2018 19:26:00 +0000
Alan Bean was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12, which made the second moon landing in 1969.


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