Walker travels to Pentagon to make case for Alaska troops

...make a case for maintaining current troop levels in the state.Walker stressed...Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage and 75 troops at Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks.The...doesn't seem like a good fit."Troop reductions will not kick in until late...
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...morning, he registered as an adult leader with the local Scout troop that his 13-year-old son belongs to, then hurried out to...Hetland registered as an assistant scoutmaster with a Scout troop in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park.Hetland, who works at a...
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Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel

...that Pollard admitted passing to his Israeli contacts "an incredibly large quantity of classified documents" and that U.S. troops could be endangered because of the theft."He took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, and he failed...
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My Turn: The foreign policy challenge of defining a common home

...delegation highlighted one such guise by criticizing the Pentagon's troop cuts at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Sen. Lisa Murkowski...the Arctic and along the Pacific Rim when she said the JBER troop reduction would be devastating to our national defense. But...
Picture of Tennessee shooting emerges: 3-5 minutes of terror

...door into a gated motor pool area, where troops tried to scramble over a fence to safety...Wells.When the shooting first started, troops inside the building went room to room...declined to elaborate further on how the troops engaged Abdulazeez."I can tell you...
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US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...said Ankara and Washington have no intention of sending ground troops into Syria but wanted to see Syria's moderate opposition forces...and Iraq.Also, the YPG and an activist group said Turkish troops had shelled the Syrian border village of Til Findire, targeting...
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Army announces troop reductions force by 40,000 troops over the coming two years...cuts this year, even deeper troop reductions would result, Army...portion of the Army's 40,000-troop reduction would be achieved...would be distributed and timed; troop reductions can inflict significant...
Militants attack Egyptian troops

...underlined the government's failure to stem an insurgency despite a two-year crackdown. Security officials said dozens of troops were killed, along with nearly 100 attackers.The restive territory's deadliest fighting in decades followed the assassination...
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Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...powerful blast in neighboring Iraq killed more than 100 people in one of the country's deadliest single attacks since U.S. troops pulled out in 2011.The Saudi crackdown underscores the OPEC powerhouse's growing concern about the threat posed by the Islamic...
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Army cuts could grow if budget impasse persists

...years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts. And they could grow even larger...the cuts would be distributed and timed; troop reductions can inflict significant economic...needs to start moving ahead with planned troop reductions, although most will be accomplished...


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