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MILITARY AND DEFENSE
U.S. Still Has No Permanent Defense Secretary, 7 Months Since Mattis Resignation
By Robert Burns, AP
It's the longest such stretch in Pentagon history.
Senior Military Officer Accuses Air Force General Of Sexual Misconduct
By Lolita C. Baldor, AP
General John Hyten, tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was accused of unwanted sexual advances.
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Trump's Top Navy Pick Turns Down Appointment
By Robert Burns, AP
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said Adm. William Moran's decision to retire instead was prompted by a poor judgement professional relationship.
Leah Millis / Reuters
U.S. Military Tries To Reassure Spooked Public As Tanks Roll Into Washington D.C.
Military vehicles move into the capital city ahead of President Donald Trump's Independence Day event.
Trump Requests Military Vehicles For 4th Of July Event
The president has long been fascinated by displays of military might.
Trump Wants To Allow Athletes At Military Academies To Defer Service Obligations
Previously, athletes from the military's service academies had to serve two years of active duty before applying for reserve status to pursue a career in professional sports.
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Bolton Warns Iran To Not Mistake U.S. ‘Prudence’ For Weakness
The White House national security adviser said the U.S. could still take military action against Iran even though Trump called off a strike.
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Pentagon Secretly Struck Back Against Iranian Cyberspies Targeting U.S. Ships
U.S. Cyber Command reportedly launched a retaliatory digital strike against an Iranian spy group.
Trump Calls Iran Attack 'Big Mistake,' Summons Security Team
Some lawmakers insisted the White House must consult with Congress before taking any actions.
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Military Grapples With White Nationalists In Ranks
By Christopher Wilson, Yahoo News
The Marines and the Army National Guard took different approaches to extremists.
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Trump Administration To Deploy 1,000 Additional Troops To Middle East
By Parisa Hafezi and Steve Holland, Reuters
The Pentagon announced Monday the deployment of about 1,000 American troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a potential threat from Iran.
Sudan Military Acknowledges Violations Against Protesters In Khartoum
By Bassam Hatoum and Nona Elhennawy, AP
Over 100 people were reportedly killed in the capital and across Sudan in a sweeping crackdown last week.
Sudan Protesters Say 40 Bodies Pulled From Nile In Capital After Military Clash
By Bassam Hatoum and Samy Magdy, AP
Pro-democracy protesters said Wednesday that dozens of bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum.
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I'm A Veteran's Wife. Here's Why I Protested Mike Pence At The West Point Graduation.
, Guest Writer
The vice president runs counter to every ideal military academy graduates are called to defend.
North Korea Calls John Bolton ‘War Monger’ Over Missile Comment
The U.S. national security advisor said the missile tests violated U.N. resolutions. Trump, who's in Japan, has downplayed the tests.
U.S. Army's Memorial Day Weekend Tweet Elicits Heartbreaking Replies From Vets
The Army asked how serving the country affected military members. It received devastating stories in return.
Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
Mike Pence Tells West Point Graduates They Will Be In Combat: 'It Will Happen'
"Some of you will join the fight on the Korean Peninsula ... where North Korea continues to threaten the peace," the vice president said.
Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say
Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales.
John Cusack Tells Trump Fans: 'You Don't Support Troops More Than Me'
By Jennifer Kline, AOL.COM Articles
The actor was accused of staying seated during a military salute at Wrigley Field, but he insists he did rise.
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HOME & LIVING
The Problem With Saying 'Happy Memorial Day'
Many see this seemingly harmless phrase as quite the faux pas.
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Pete Buttigieg Rips Trump's 'Disgusting' Plan To Pardon Servicemen Accused Of War Crimes
"He is blowing a hole in the integrity of the military," the 2020 Democratic presidential contender said.
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Nebraska Police Chief Resigns Amid Questions Over Military Service
The military records center said it was "unable to locate any information that would help us verify the veteran's military service."
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Trump May Pardon Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes
The move "spits on the honor of the U.S. Navy and every single one of us who served with distinction and conviction to our oaths," a vet said on Twitter.
Pete Buttigieg Calls Out Trump Administration's 'Saber-Rattling' With Venezuela And Iran
The South Bend Mayor also called the Iraq War, which he said national security adviser John Bolton helped create, one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.
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Navy Submarine Sailors Kept 'Rape' Lists Of Female Colleagues, Military Probe Finds
One woman told investigators the lists made “her question all males on the boat."
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Anti-Corruption Policy For Pentagon
The Department of Defense Ethics and Transparency Act aims to limit contractors' influence on the military, curb foreign influence and increase transparency.
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