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Enola Gay pilot's namesake co-pilots 'Doc'
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Dept. of Defense identifies Navy SEAL killed in Somalia
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US missile strike against Syrian regime draws Russian fury
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Video captures tearful return of fallen soldier
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Former KU student sentenced for false Army Translator claims
A former University of Kansas graduate student who falsely claimed on his visa application that he served as a translator for the U.S. Army in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
No home for the brave: Homeless veterans in Wichita
Thursday is the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps, but for the men and women who serve our country coming home isn't always a welcome home.
Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses
Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, a newspaper reported Saturday.
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Vietnam pilot buried 51 years later
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Man pleads guilty to teen's shooting death at Fort Riley
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New Army National Guard general takes command Kansas forces
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ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt
A civil rights group says the transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt.
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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Shooter report at base stemmed from misunderstanding
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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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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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- Alabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s.Alabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s.
- Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.
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- A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.
- The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.
- The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.
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- Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.
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