U.S. military

United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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Monitors are illuminated in the NORAD Tracks Santa center at Peterson Air Force Base, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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AP News
December 24, 2019 - 1:37 pm
By James Anderson , Associated Press PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Depending on which country they're from, the kids may ask about Father Christmas, Papa Noel, Saint Nick or Santa Claus. But they all want to know one thing: where in the world the jolly old man and his sleigh full of gifts...
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The Pentagon is seen from an airplane over Washington, DC on July 11, 2018.
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August 19, 2019 - 12:40 pm
By Ryan Browne, CNN (CNN) — The US military conducted a flight test of a conventional ground-launched cruise missile off the western coast of the US Sunday, a missile test that would have been previously banned under the now defunct Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the Pentagon said...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
July 04, 2019 - 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated "the greatest political journey in human history" in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy but cheering crowd of spectators, many of them invited, on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial. Supporters welcomed his tribute to the U.S. military...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere and may do the same with those who try to take...
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Retired Marine Capt. Matthew Morrison claims 3M's defective combat earplugs were the direct cause of his total hearing loss in his right ear.
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Steve Tawa
February 14, 2019 - 5:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A former Marine captain from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, says he lost much of his hearing due to standard-issue ear plugs during three combat deployments, which have been worn by thousands of other U.S. service members. He's now filed a lawsuit against 3M Company...
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In this March 27, 2018 file photo, plaintiff U.S. Army Sgt. Katie Schmid, center, listens to a speaker during a news conference following oral arguments in a case to block a transgender military ban at the U.S. Western District Federal Court in Seattle.
Stephen Brashear/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign
January 26, 2019 - 2:48 pm
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the U.S. military are convinced they will prevail. Short term, they are braced for anguishing consequences if the Trump administration proceeds with its...
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In this aerial photo, Japan's Coast Guard ship is seen at sea during a search operation for U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet off Muroto, Kochi prefecture, southwestern Japan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
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December 06, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast early Thursday is dead and five others remain missing, the U.S. military said. The Marine Corps said the other recovered crew member was in fair...
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Afghanistan
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November 27, 2018 - 7:42 am
UPDATED: 8:45 a.m. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in the last 17 months. The military said that three other service members...
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President Donald Trump
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November 22, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's call, made from his opulent private Mar-a-Lago club, struck an...
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