Military

November 09, 2019 - 6:00 am
While no man who stormed the beaches in Normandy on June 6, 1944 lacked courage, all 13 of them displayed heroic actions so significant that they would later be recognized with a Medal of Honor. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. To celebrate these legendary soldiers , learn about these 13 remarkable men...
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November 07, 2019 - 6:55 am
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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Jack Murphy
October 29, 2019 - 3:03 am
(Connecting Vets) President Trump released a photograph of the military working dog who hunted ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi through a dark and dangerous tunnel in Idlib, Syria during a Delta Force raid over the weekend. Connecting Vets was told this evening the dog's name is Conan, assigned to...
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AP News
October 27, 2019 - 7:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, according to President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...
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July 12, 2019 - 5:43 am
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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AP
February 27, 2019 - 11:09 am
SAN DIEGO — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing her outstanding performance, persuaded the decorated attack...
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NASA
February 12, 2019 - 5:04 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A recently released report by the Defense Intelligence Agency warns that China and Russia are building an arsenal that could target the U.S. Titled, “Challenges to Security in Space," the report that China's military is making military advances that could threaten U.S. satellites, GPS...
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AP
January 22, 2019 - 7:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court's five conservatives...
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AP
January 04, 2019 - 9:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Irish officials say a man being detained by Russia, Paul Whelan, has requested help from the Irish government and report they will do what they can to come to his aid. Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Friday that its embassy in Moscow is requesting consular...
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CBS
January 03, 2019 - 9:23 am
(CBS News) -- U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has met with a Michigan man accused of spying. Russian police detained Paul Whelan nearly a week ago, and on Thursday Russia's state-run media said he had been formally indicted on espionage charges. Whelan's family has said he's innocent and...
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