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CENTCOM'S Twitter, YouTube accounts hacked

CENTCOM'S Twitter, YouTube accounts hackedThe Twitter and YouTube accounts of the Pentagon's command for its forces in the Middle East have been hacked, according to defense officials Monday.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Military

Family gets WWII soldier's message, 70 years later

Family gets WWII soldier's message, 70 years laterA special kind of "family reunion" happened at Radio Shack in Windham Monday night -- made possible by the power of social media.
  • Military
  • 2 weeks ago
Military

Vietnam veteran facing execution for death of deputy

Vietnam veteran facing execution for death of deputyA Vietnam veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is seeking clemency from his scheduled execution on Tuesday. His lawyers argue that after convicting Andrew Brannan for murdering a Laurens County, GA deputy, the jury did not receive enough...
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  • 2 weeks ago
Military

Marines jump in to help woman confronted by robbers

Marines jump in to help woman confronted by robbersThree U.S. Marine Corps recruiters said they heard repeated honking from inside their office on Tuesday around 5:00 p.m. -- when they ran out to see what was going on.
  • Military
  • 2 weeks ago
Georgia

Veteran who had to wait for VA cancer check-up dies of cancer

Veteran who had to wait for VA cancer check-up dies of cancerNorman Spivey, a U.S military veteran who had to fight for more than a year to get a cancer checkup from the Veterans Administration in Atlanta, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Douglasville.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Military

Muslim sailor sues to rejoin active duty, with beard

Muslim sailor sues to rejoin active duty, with beardA former boot camp instructor who was denied re-enlistment in 2011 is suing the Defense Department to return to active duty and keep the beard he says led to the end of his nine-year Navy career.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Military

Ladies first: End may be near for Navy recruit haircuts

Ladies first: End may be near for Navy recruit haircutsWomen taking part in a three-month pilot program at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, and Officer Training Command Newport, Rhode Island, will not be required to get their hair shorn. A similar move is being considered for men that, if adopted, would...
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Military

Obama hails end of combat operations in Afghanistan

Obama hails end of combat operations in AfghanistanPresident Obama is hailing the end of U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan, saying that a Sunday ceremony in Kabul "marks a milestone" for the United States.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Man and his dog ride across America for charity

Man and his dog ride across America for charityIn November, he started a year-long trip – leaving his home in Florida with Scooter, to travel to all 696 Harley Davidson dealerships in the United States.
  • News
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

From Delta Force to country doctor: 'He is a hero'

From Delta Force to country doctor: 'He is a hero'John Otho "Rob" Marsh has seen the world, and he could practice medicine in many places. One reason he stays here, serving the rural Shenandoah Valley, is what some local people did for him back in 1993.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Military

WWII vet receives long-awaited college degree

WWII vet receives long-awaited college degreeSeventy years after Sidney Shafner left Regis University bound for WWII in Europe, Regis University's president politely asked the now 93-year old if he could move his tassel from the right to left side of his graduation cap.
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  • 1 month ago
Military

Army buddies were unsuspecting neighbors for 18 years

Army buddies were unsuspecting neighbors for 18 yearsDave Brown had scoured the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington looking for his Army basic training buddy Roger Watson's name.
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  • 1 month ago
Robins Air Force Base

Robins Chaplains support people of all faiths

Robins Chaplains support people of all faithsRobins Chaplain Corps
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Military gives Obama low approval marks

Military gives Obama low approval marksPresident Obama's struggle with public opinion is reflected deeply in one prominent segment of society: The military.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Military

Corps amputee is first to complete difficult swim course

Corps amputee is first to complete difficult swim courseStaff Sgt. Adam Jacks swam nearly 60 miles in three weeks.
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  • 1 month ago
News

U.S. releases 4 Afghans from Guantanamo

U.S. releases 4 Afghans from GuantanamoFour more Afghans have been returned to their home country from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba as President Obama continues his effort to close the 13-year-old facility.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dublin

Acting Dublin VA chief: Wait times still too long

Acting Dublin VA chief: Wait times still too longTom Grace got a barrage of criticism from veterans at a town-hall meeting.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Dublin

Dublin VA hosting town hall Friday

Dublin VA hosting town hall FridayWatch a live stream of Friday's VA town hall in Dublin on 13wmaz.com
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Military

Pentagon's IED unit improperly collected intel

Pentagon's IED unit improperly collected intelThe Pentagon's main arm for fighting improvised explosive devices engaged in unauthorized surveillance of U.S. citizens and companies and improperly collected intelligence from Afghan farmers when an analyst posed as a college student, according to an inspector...
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Robins Air Force Base

Robins, Union says relationship improving

Robins, Union says relationship improvingBase and union leaders say they are communicating more effectively, despite unchanged grievance numbers.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Military

Deadline to register for Women Veterans conference tonight

Deadline to register for Women Veterans conference tonightThe conference is Friday at the Museum of Aviation
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Pro Sports

Congress cuts Guard's ad budget for racing

Congress cuts Guard's ad budget for racingCongress has stripped funding for the Army National Guard's sponsorship of motor sports following revelations that advertising on race cars did little to generate recruits.
  • Pro Sports
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Military

Soldier visiting wife can't stay in her apartment

Soldier visiting wife can't stay in her apartmentA soldier returned home in Central for the holidays to see his wife and new born baby. However, FOX Carolina reported Sergeant William Bolt is being kicked out of his wife's apartment because the landlord said he is overstaying the time allowed for visitors.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

Happy 378th Birthday U.S. National Guard!

Happy 378th Birthday U.S. National Guard!Today isn't just 12/13/14 to a military branch of men and women who serve their country in many ways--it's the 378th birthday of the U.S. National Guard.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Perry

Homeland Response Force trains at Guardian Center

Homeland Response Force trains at Guardian CenterWith artificial wounds and walkers in tow, several guardsmen pretended to be casualties for the National Guard's Homeland Response Force training.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

12 sailors implicated in submarine shower scandal

12 sailors implicated in submarine shower scandalUp to a dozen sailors are suspected of viewing secretly recorded videos of their female shipmates undressing in a submarine shower over a period of 10 months, according to a new investigative report obtained by Navy Times.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Military

Air Force secretary supports lifting transgender ban

Air Force secretary supports lifting transgender banNow that the U.S. military has opened more jobs to women and allowed gay men and lesbians to serve openly, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says the ban on transgender troops is likely to be reassessed and should be lifted.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago