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WASHINGTON (AP) _ The American service member killed this week by a roadside bomb in northern Syria was a 36-year-old Army soldier from Texas. The Defense Department identified him Saturday as Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar of Austin. He died Friday as a result of injuries suffered when an ...
A special operations soldier assigned to Fort Bragg was killed in Syria on Friday, according to the Department of Defense. ... Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with Numeral 3, the Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, ...

“Inside [the center], we've got some exhibits that show a little bit about the forts that were in Arlington — artifacts found at this fort and at Fort Ethan Allen, which is also in Arlington,” he said. Built by the Union Army in 1863, as many as 10,000 soldiers were at the fort at any one time to train during the war.
Expected to draw about 700,000 visitors annually once it opens in 2020, the National Museum of the United States Army will feature more than 1,300 artifacts across the exhibit wing's eight galleries, which will delve into the Army's history from the colonial era and the Revolutionary War through the U.S.'s ...
The new secretary of the U.S. Army made his first visit to Fort Drum Wednesday. Mark Esper, who's four months into his tenure, says he's making the rounds through the Army's bases to reacquaint himself with the service and develop his own assessments. He praised the 10th Mountain Division during the ...
Esper, confirmed as secretary in November, said he was focused on building troop levels and helping the service better manage its time. He said the demands of Iraq and Afghanistan left little time to prepare for complex wars with enemies that have comparable skills and technology to American personnel.

JERRY HOLT • Star Tribune Reenactors of the 5th Infantry Division marched during the opening day of last year's summer season at Historic Fort Snelling. ... To this day, there is still a significant military presence on the broader Fort Snelling complex, with Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine reserve units ...
Master Sgt. Jovan Bowser of the Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion inbounds the ball during a rugby exhibition at Fort Bliss, Texas, on March 2. Bowers was one of 74 wounded, ill or injured soldiers and veterans who participated in the 2018 U.S. Army Trials between Feb. 27 and March 9. [Pfc. Christian ...
A Fort Stewart soldier was killed Thursday evening near Statesboro, Georgia, when his motorcycle struck a civilian vehicle, according to an Army news ... Pfc. Dylan Kelly, 21, an armor vehicle crewman assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had served in the Army for 15 ...
Colorado authorities say a wildfire has grown to more than 5 square miles after it jumped the boundary of a U.S. Army post where live-fire training was being conducted despite fire-prone conditions. Officials have said the blaze originated on Fort Carson south of Colorado Springs. It destroyed an ...
A lawsuit filed in Tarrant County district court accuses two Fort Worth police officers of a "clearly racially motivated attack" on a 21-year-old black man while working private security at a hospital. The lawsuit, filed in November by Henry Newson, describes a Nov. 5, 2016, incident at Texas Health Harris ...
He has dealt head-on with the threat to the U.S. posed by Russia, and he has worked to modernize the Army and look to the future of war fighting ... It is the same job that former Fort Benning commander Lt. Gen. ... Q: Fort Benning is in the business of training soldiers to fight wars and to defend the nation.
The task force proposed putting the Lee statue and the Confederate War Memorial, planted outside the downtown convention center, in a museum. ... Joey Zapata, the assistant city manager overseeing the review, said late Friday that the Civil War museum on Jim Wright Freeway in Fort Worth is open to ...
As a diplomat, Maclean was prohibited from joining the military, despite his ambitions to join his father's regiment, the Cameron Highlanders. Frustrated at spending the war at a desk, in 1941 he found an unconventional route out of the diplomatic service and into the military. If a diplomat were elected as a ...
When planners conceived the Pensacola Navy Yard in the early 1820s, they recognized the need to also provide protection, and for this a system with four positions was designed. ... Firing between this location and Pickens occurred twice, and a powder explosion within the fort did additional damage.
Investigators believe a worker dragging his foot along a factory floor sparked a Thursday explosion at a Texas chemical plant that injured two workers and left a third unaccounted for, and fears of another blast amid the toxic chemicals prevented crews from battling the ensuing blaze, an official said.
“I registered for the draft while lying in a hospital bed,” said Melvin 'Mel' Arnold of Fort Wayne. Born in 1925, Arnold was required by law to register for the military draft when he turned age 18. After graduating ... “We had Army and Marines on board but the Navy was in charge of the ship,” he said. Arnold's ...

His father had served a few years in the Navy during World War II, but settled into the life of a school teacher after the war. ... “It was a leap of faith for me, marrying into the military not having been an Army brat, but I knew with my husband's faith in me and encouragement, we'd be OK,” Ginger wrote in an ...
Among the losses was a young man from Moniteau County who began his service as an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army but later achieved his goal of becoming an officer in the infantry. ... The former Boy Scout began his military service by completing his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, in late 1948.
The 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team — the defending Sullivan Cup champions — will send a crew of four soldiers to Fort Benning, Georgia, for the biennial competition. In 2016, the ... But instead of working on the family sedan, it was a 63-ton war machine — an M1A1 Abrams tank. Using hammers ...
“It is so imperative that the Army get their training helicopters to Fort Rucker as soon as possible,” Chris Emerson, president of Airbus Helicopters Inc., told Vertical Feb. 28. “They need to phase out the 67s, and get all their classes moving on the Lakota. It's safer, it's a better curriculum for them, and the ...
A second wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over a natural gas rig explosion in Oklahoma that killed five workers. Betty Jo Cunningham of Seminole, Oklahoma, filed the lawsuit Friday. Cunningham is the widow of Roger Cunningham, one of three Oklahoma men killed in the Jan. 22 explosion.
It's time for NYC to lead advancements in cybersecurity and emergency response by taking advantage of its only active military installation, Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. The Army base has enormous potential as an epicenter for efforts to protect our homeland and grow economic opportunity. The base, which ...
Fort Wayne Man Gets 105 Years for Hammer Attack on Parents. A judge has sentenced a Fort Wayne man to the maximum 105 years in prison for hammer attacks on his parents that left his father dead and mother seriously injured. March 12, 2018, at 3:15 p.m.. Fort Wayne Man Gets 105 Years for Hammer Attack on Parents.
A man was seriously injured in an assault near Fort Mason early Sunday morning, according to San Francisco police. The victim, a 29-year-old man, was attacked around 4:15 a.m. in the area of Buchanan and North Point streets and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
An Austin TV station reported that Monday's first explosion happened shortly before 7 a.m. about 11 miles from the location of the March 2 explosion. ... Although no exploding packages have been reported in Fort Worth, police have tips for residents should they received a suspicious package at their home ...
The evening before a house exploded in northwest Dallas and killed a 12-year-old girl, Atmos Energy crews were investigating and repairing gas leaks directly behind the house, company emails obtained by The Dallas Morning News show. (Published Saturday, Mar 10, 2018) The evening before a house exploded in ...
Syrian government forces divided the eastern Ghouta enclave outside Damascus into two, pro-government media said Sunday, dealing a major setback to rebels and threatening to exacerbate an already dire humanitarian situation at the doors of the country's capital. A military media outlet linked to the ...
The Army veteran who killed three women after a siege in California had long dreamed of serving his country in the military, but his skill as a marksman led to dangerous missions in Afghanistan that left him anxious and wary when he came back home, according to people who knew him. Authorities said ...
Soldiers don't believe this rare antelope-like animal is roaming around a Texas army base — but we saw one up-close ... FORT BLISS, Texas — During my first couple days at Fort Bliss, I had heard smatterings from soldiers about a non-indigenous species of African antelope population that somehow inhabited the training ...
Sandra Woodford, an Army veteran who lives at the veterans homes and works at the crafts center just across the street from Pathway, said Loeber came in occasionally to make sure the younger vets from Pathway would be treated warmly if they came to the crafts building to work on projects. “She was ...
Fort Knox competed against 35 other Army installations in this year's competition. Of those, six were recognized – Fort Rucker, Alabama, earned gold and Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, earned silver. Fort Stewart, Georgia, and U.S. Army Garrison, Daegu, South Korea, tied for bronze. Fort Wainwright, Alaska ...
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Army wants to halt a favorite St. Patrick's Day shenanigan in Savannah that for decades has left marching soldiers with lipstick-smeared cheeks. ... A Fort Stewart spokesman and the parade's chief organizer said Thursday the Army wants the soldier smooching stopped. Fort Stewart ...
Fort Hood reported the deaths of two soldiers just days apart. (Spc. John G. Martinez/Army). Two soldiers were reportedly found unresponsive at their Fort Hood residences just one day apart from each other. Spc. Devon Michael Wulff, 23, was found unresponsive at his home on Feb. 28 and died three days ...
Fort Gordon sits in a soft Georgian basin, the traditional home of the US Army Signal Corps. Signal has been around since the Civil War and has long been responsible for military communications—flags and torches back in the day, radios and cables and mesh networks in the more recent past. Recently ...
Soldiers assigned to the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade drag a simulated injured Afghan National Defense Security Forces soldier into a fictional village to find cover and call for a medical evacuation during a Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, La. (Sgt. Arjenis Nunez/Army).
Military Saves Week is Monday through March 3, and before the campaign officially begins, approximately 2,000 Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers have ... According to Brandy Hudson, Army Community Service Financial Readiness specialist, the goal is to reach at least 10 percent of the personnel at each unit.
EO specialists like Ferguson advise commanders — brigade level and higher — on the Army's Equal Opportunity program, its policies, procedures and issues that affect the EO climate of a unit. They also provide assistance and guidance to commanders, first sergeants, supervisors, military civilian ...
Soldiers with Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities Teams provide support to brigade combat team commanders at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, ... Years of training led Army Cyber Command to develop expeditionary cyber-electromagnetic teams that can be tailored to the needs of brigade ...
A Civil War re-enactment held at Fort Stevens State Park for the past 27 years plans to relocate. Colin Murphy/The Daily Astorian. With suspicions they are no longer welcome after 27 years, organizers of an annual Civil War re-enactment at Fort Stevens State Park — the largest of its kind in the Pacific ...
The Pikes Peak Workforce Center and partners from the Army and Air Force will be hosting a job fair for transitioning military at Fort Carson on ... The 'Connect with a Vet' hiring event will be held between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday at the William Reed Special Event Center at Fort Carson, the ...
A former U.S. Navy sailor has been sentenced to more than 32 years in prison for sex crimes against a child. News outlets report 27-year-old Matthew McMeans pleaded guilty last October to rape and use of a computer to commit sex offenses with a minor under the age of 13, among other charges.
With suspicions they are no longer welcome after 27 years, organizers of an annual Civil War re-enactment at Fort Stevens State Park — the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest — will relocate. After years of waiving fees, the park planned to impose day and camping fees for each of the roughly 800 ...
The Resiliency Campus on Fort Hood aims to help soldiers live a fully healthy lifestyle. But what many don't know is that it's also helping military family members mentally, physically and spiritually. "Protein bars, dried mangoes, cashews, protein shakes," Sean Chavez, Shoemaker High School junior, ...
Of all the men who wore blue uniforms in the Civil War, none felt more keenly the purpose of his mission than the African American soldier. Every marching step, every swing of a pick and every round fired at Confederate enemies gave him a chance to strike a blow against slavery and prove himself equal to ...
News outlets report the division's report doesn't release any details about the circumstances of 19-year-old Pfc. Connor T. Brown's death. An investigation is ongoing. The Chesterton, Indiana, native joined the Army in June 2016 and was stationed at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville. Lt. Col. Robert McChrystal ...
"Most military spouses know about this award. So to be ... Fort Hood military spouses are among 400 nominated for Armed Forces Insurance Spouse of the Year, across all branches. The four women said ... Army spouse Marta Rivera Diaz said the email came at a time when she needed a morale boost.
WASHINGTON – An Army private missing from her Colorado duty station for years was arrested aboard a cruise ship in New Orleans last week and will be transported to Fort Carson to face desertion charges, according to law enforcement and Army officials. Sircaria Coleman, 31, was arrested without ...
New York's highest court will consider on Tuesday whether the New York Police Department can use a Cold War-era legal tactic to conceal information about whether it put Muslims under surveillance. The Court of Appeals will hear arguments in the cases of two Muslims who say the NYPD overstepped its ...
At a wind-swept camp for those displaced by Yemen's war, a young Yemeni woman named Leemi, who supports her child and eight others, gratefully ... however, stress their role has nothing to do with the ongoing military fight and say they also try to get their aid into Houthi-controlled territory as well.


 

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