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Army opens Ranger school to women

Posted: 09/19/2014 - It's one of the first steps in the broader effort to allow women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs.

Topeka school district got free military gear

Posted: 09/17/2014 - A suburban Topeka school district is among several nationwide that have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, but officials aren't saying what they got.

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,203

Posted: 09/16/2014 - As of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at least 2,203 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

US will be ramping up airstrikes soon -- in Iraq

Posted: 09/12/2014 - As U.S. forces gear up for airstrikes in Syria, the first demonstration of President Barack Obama's more aggressive military campaign against the Islamic State group is likely to unfold as early as next week -- in Iraq.

Lawmakers from both sides back president's plan

Updated: 09/11/2014 - Republicans and Democrats in Congress are voicing strong support today for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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