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Enola Gay pilot's namesake co-pilots 'Doc'
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US missile strike against Syrian regime draws Russian fury
Russia and Syria have condemned the first US military strike against the Syrian regime.
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Video captures tearful return of fallen soldier
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Aleppo teeters but no sign of US action
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Vietnam pilot buried 51 years later
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New Army National Guard general takes command Kansas forces
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ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt
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Veteran suicide rate staggering
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President Obama keeping more US troops in Afghanistan longer than planned
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Navy ship named 'USS Wichita'
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250 ISIS militants killed in US airstrikes, officials say
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Military seeks more time on transgender policy
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Search of California Army Reserve base nears end
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Local veteran recalls being one of the first soldiers to arrive on D-Day
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Blue Angel crash kills one; Thunderbird jet in separate crash
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Hundreds turn out to remember war dead
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- On tiny Malta, slain reporter had no shortage of international intrigue to probe.On tiny Malta, slain reporter had no shortage of international intrigue to probe.
- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as an important tool in fighting terrorism.Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending the Trump administration's travel ban as an important tool in fighting terrorism.
- Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen.Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen.
- Despite warnings from officials and pleas from residents, UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, especially in the Yei region.Despite warnings from officials and pleas from residents, UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan, especially in the Yei region.
- Thousands in Somalia's capital march in defiance after country's deadliest attack.Thousands in Somalia's capital march in defiance after country's deadliest attack.
- Spokesman: US-backed forces removing land mines, clearing roads in Raqqa, a day after taking it from IS.Spokesman: US-backed forces removing land mines, clearing roads in Raqqa, a day after taking it from IS.
- Relatives of Jewish schoolchildren, soldiers killed by a French extremist outraged by mother's testimony during complicity trial.Relatives of Jewish schoolchildren, soldiers killed by a French extremist outraged by mother's testimony during complicity trial.
- A Liberian accused of war crimes has been convicted of lying about his past as a rebel commander so he could enter the U.S.A Liberian accused of war crimes has been convicted of lying about his past as a rebel commander so he could enter the U.S.
- A U.S. Navy spokeswoman says drug overdoses are suspected in the deaths of two submarine sailors whose bodies were found in the same house four days apart.A U.S. Navy spokeswoman says drug overdoses are suspected in the deaths of two submarine sailors whose bodies were found in the same house four days apart.
- President Donald Trump is continuing to reject a Florida congresswoman's account that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for.".President Donald Trump is continuing to reject a Florida congresswoman's account that he told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for.".
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