Canadian judge OKs bail for ex-Gitmo inmate

...Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Since 2012 he's been held in Canada, serving out an eight-year sentence handed down by a U.S. military commission in 2010. He was convicted of war crimes, including throwing a grenade when he was 15 years old that killed...
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Obama picks Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

...visible military role came in 2013 when he became the top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan. During his 18 months there...on and delayed efforts to reach an agreement on the U.S. military's future presence in the country.Dunford, 59...
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US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

...vessels as they transit the strait was based on a recommendation by U.S. Central Command, which is responsible for U.S. military operations in the Middle East.Defense Secretary Ash Carter was briefed on the decision, one official said, adding...
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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...Braniff, executive director of a terrorism research center at the University of Maryland and a former instructor at the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center."It's exceptionally difficult to estimate of the number of people who've...
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Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...said the effort would continue for months.President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and discussed U.S. military and civilian efforts already underway to help Nepal, the White House said.Police said the official death toll in...
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Veterans housing goes up for Ketchikan tribal members

...households in Ketchikan that include a KIC veteran. Alaska Natives have among the highest rates of service in the U.S. military.The project has cost close to $700,000. KIC paid for the land purchase and residence construction with a mix...

...unpredictable," said Heard's attorney, David Schertler. "That's what Iraq was."The four defendants, all U.S. military veterans, were part of a Blackwater tactical support team called "Raven 23." Their job on Sept. 16, 2007, was...
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Murkowski names service academy nominees

...has nominated 57 Alaskans to the U.S. military service academies for the class...will make the state proud."U.S. military service academy nominees are selected...Annapolis, Maryland? Kenny Fox, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

WASHINGTON - U.S. military and intelligence officials are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for political reconciliation in Iraq, a key tenet...
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My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...Alaska Natives were not considered citizens. Alaska Natives were granted voting rights in 1924. Alaska Natives in the U.S. Military served and died during World War II. Although the Anti-Discrimination Bill was introduced in the Territorial Legislature...


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