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  • Bradley Manning to begin gender treatment while in military custody

    The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army's request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identify condition. The military will instead begin the initial treatment for her.

  • An air weapons team of two AH-64D Apaches from the 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, come in for a landing at Camp Taji, Iraq, after completing a reconnaissance mission in the skies over Baghdad Nov. 6, 2007. Photo by Chief Warrant Officer 4 Daniel McClinton, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div.

    Senate derails Army bid to take Guard's Apache attack helicopters

    The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders.

  • FILE - In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, right, stands with a Taliban fighter in eastern Afghanistan. Bergdahl was freed in a swap in which the U.S. freed five Taliban detainees, a diplomatic victory for the insurgent group. In a belt from Iraq to Pakistan, militants scored a series of successes the past weeks, a sign of their continued power 13 years into the U.S. "war on terrorism." (AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video, File)

    Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

    The lawyer representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Wednesday that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban.

  • Bergdahl

    Bergdahl returned to active duty

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, was returned to regular duty Monday, a development that one key lawmaker said keeps open the possibility that he may be charged in a military court martial with deserting his unit in Afghanistan in 2009.

  • Israeli soldiers patrol along the beach front near the Israel-Gaza Border, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Israel stepped up its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pummeling scores of targets and killing more than a dozen people as Israeli leaders signaled a weeks-long ground invasion could be quickly approaching. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

    Israel stepped up its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pummeling scores of targets and killing at least 14 people as Israeli leaders signaled a weeks-long ground invasion could be quickly approaching.

  • WEST: A New Bergdahl Mystery

    Where is Bowe Bergdahl? He was an American Soldier who deserved to be found. I do not concur with President Obama's unilateral decision to succumb to the demands of a terrorist organization and return five senior leaders of the Taliban. And why did it take five years? Regardless, as Fox News reported, "U.S. Army soldiers who were serving with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl when he left his post and wound up in the hands of the Taliban say no one has contacted them, even though military brass are currently conducting a new investigation into the case."

  • Marines of 1st Marine Division standing in formation during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Lance Cpl. Tyler Reiriz/Marine Corps)

    Army soldiers want to roll up sleeves like Marines, sailors

    Ask any soldier which Army regulations he can't stand and he'll have a laundry list at his disposal. These days, one in particular rule is likely to come up: the ban on rolling sleeves.

  • Retired Army Military Intelligence Officer Angelee Andoe of Lorton, Va., sits with her service dog, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a golden retriever as they get ready to march with a group of Hero Dogs in the National Memorial Day Parade along Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C., Monday, May 26, 2014. Andoe, who suffers from PTSD, is helped by F.D.R. who is given to her by Hero Dogs, a nonprofit which helps provide improved quality of life to veterans with disabilities. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Fourth fireworks: A nightmare for combat veterans

    Fireworks are an Independence Day staple for most Americans, but for some veterans returning from combat, the loud blasts and bright lights can be horrifying.

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    Army looking to dump NATO 9mm for a real pistol with power

    The M9 9mm pistol has been with the Army since the Cold War, but now it's looking for something better. On July 29, the service will open its doors to gun makers to figure out how to make it happen.

  • Sinclair

    Military pensions could become targets in sex assault convictions

    Lawmakers say it's worth considering giving the military power to strip service members of their pensions after Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was acquitted of sex assault but convicted of lesser charges, leading to a sentence some in Congress said was too light for what he was accused of.

  • Sen. James M. Inhofe, Oklahoma Republican, said President Obama's liberal spending on green initiatives is at the expense of a robust and ready U.S. military. He is looking for ways to change that. (Associated Press)

    GOP: Cost of 'green' initiatives is U.S. security

    President Obama has spent about $120 billion on climate change initiatives since taking office. That is the equivalent of 1,400 F-35s — the Pentagon’s most expensive fighter jets, according to estimates by Sen. James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma, the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

  • FILE - This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. Moderate Syrian rebels are buckling under the onslaught of the radical al-Qaida breakaway group that has swept over large parts of Iraq and Syria. Some rebels are giving up the fight, crippled by lack of weapons and frustrated with the power of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Other, more hard-line Syrian fighters are bending to the winds and joining the radicals. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)

    Iraq sends in helicopter gunships, launches operation to take back Tikrit from ISIL

    Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation early Saturday aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country.

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is the only U.S. troop to have been taken hostage by the Taliban in the long, hard-fought Afghanistan War. (U.S. Army Via Associated Press)

    Army finding no evidence of misconduct by Bowe Bergdahl while captive

    A U.S. Army official said that so far, there is no evidence that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl aided the enemy while held by Taliban captors for five years in Afghanistan.

  • ** FILE ** In this file image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video, File)

    Army has not advised Bergdahl of his legal rights

    The Army has yet to explain to Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl his legal rights even though the soldier has been talking to medical staff who are helping him reintegrate into society and anything he says during their conversations can be used against him in a military court.

  • In this image taken from video made available on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014,  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers an annual New Year's Day message in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim boasted Wednesday that North Korea enters the new year on a surge of strength because of the elimination of "factionalist filth" - a reference to the young leader's once powerful uncle, whose execution last month raised questions about Kim's grip on power. (AP Photo/KRT via AP Video) TV OUT, NORTH KOREA OUT

    Inside the Ring: North Korea on 'The Interview': Kill Kim? Die, USA!

    North Korea's communist government on Wednesday threatened unspecified retaliation against the United States if an upcoming comedy depicting two journalists tasked by the CIA to assassinate leader Kim Jong-un is released.

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