Army

In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C.
AP Photo/Gerry Broome
February 06, 2019 - 10:47 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches. Watching from the sidelines, Sgt. Maj. Harold...
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Army-Cooper
Paul Kurtz | KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
January 18, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Army is partnering with Cooper University Health Care in a training program designed to improve the survival rate on the battlefield. Members of the Army's Forward Resuscitation Surgical Team will spend the next three years embedded with Cooper's clinical staff,...
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Syria
Dreamstime
January 18, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Barbara Starr and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The Department of Defense has identified three of the four Americans killed in Syria on Wednesday. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent, 35, of...
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Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112.
Getty Images via CNN
December 27, 2018 - 9:17 pm
By Kelly Murray, CNN (CNN) -- Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the United States, died Thursday afternoon at the age of 112. The death was confirmed to CNN by Shirley Overton, a family member. Overton would have been 113 on May 11, 2019. The veteran had...
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AP Photo/Matt Rourke
December 08, 2018 - 6:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army had the corps bouncing in front of the president and kept the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. The No. 22 Black Knights recovered two fumbles in the fourth quarter, Kelvin Hopkins Jr. had two rushing touchdowns and Army beat Navy 17-10 on Saturday to win its third straight game...
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Hadas Kuznits
December 08, 2018 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Who knew a TAIL-gate would end up being such important job training for some service dogs at the Army-Navy game? Many people who attended the Army and Navy pregame tailgate did so for fun, but for Sam Clearly of Wilmington NC, this was part of her job. "I work for...
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Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
December 08, 2018 - 9:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the 119th time, Army and Navy will do battle in a game of football later this afternoon. The game at Lincoln Financial Field kicks off at 3 p.m., but tailgaters will be there closer to sunrise. One tailgate will get started before the game, and won't end till...
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Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
December 07, 2018 - 8:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The annual Army-Navy game set to get underway Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field, but the competition has already begun. A few cadets from West Point and Annapolis dropped by the KYW Newsradio broadcast center to get it started. First it was a little relay race here...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Veterans Day weekend is a time for America to thank our vets for their service and sacrifice. But the vets themselves can check out a few nearby spots to celebrate their armed forces heritage. All our services came under fire at Pearl Harbor to launch America's entry...
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