IS revamps recruitment, with savvy broadcasts

...fill that need, initially through the social media, Internet," Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe, said recently. "And then when they bring them on board, they continue to address these basic wants, of value...
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Raft flips on Mendenhall River during tour

...wasn't hurt. He was fine, he was concerned about his wife, and that was it."After being unable to reach the incident commander, Mahar called 911 and a police officer was sent to pick up Haase.Back in the shade on the gravel bar, the group waited...
Photos: Memorial Day salute

Dick Hand, commander of American Legion Post 25, salutes memorial wreaths placed Monday, May 25, 2015 at the veterans memorial in Alaskan Memorial...
Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

...was due to mismanagement and poor planning by some senior military commanders in charge. However, he did not elaborate, and no action has been taken against those commanders.In Iran, the daily newspaper Javan, which is seen as close to...
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Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...Taking U.S. and Russian missiles off high alert could keep a possible cyberattack from starting a nuclear war, a former commander of U.S. nuclear forces says, but neither country appears willing to increase the lead-time to prepare the weapons for...
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My Turn: New definition for military 'Dereliction of Duty'

...cadets.Failure to act would be "dereliction of duty," the commander in chief said, and "denying it or refusing to deal with...of the world, that the President would use his position as Commander?in-Chief to declare that military who don't support...
Today In Sports History for May 25

...1987 - Herve Filion becomes the first harness racing driver to win 10,000 races. Filion reaches the milestone driving Commander Bond to victory in the third race at Yonkers Raceway.1991 - The Pittsburgh Penguins, led by Mario Lemieux, win the Stanley...
Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...militants did just that, unleashing a wave of suicide car bombings late Tuesday that killed at least 17 troops, including a top commander.It is part of the group's psychological warfare: A seemingly inexhaustible supply of willing bombers at the wheel of...
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Army Pacific priority is incorporating increase of soldiers

HONOLULU - The Army's commander in the Pacific said Thursday one of his top priorities is incorporating the growth of U.S. soldiers assigned to the region...
Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

...weapons, apparently abandoned, according to Viktor Nikolyuk, commander of the 92nd Brigade, which took the Russians captive.Muzhenko...their organs," Maksimets told the AP, adding their Russian commanders had warned them about this.Valentina Melnikova, head of...
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