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Coast Guard Cutter Rush Returns after Successful Deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Rush

HONOLULU — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Rush returned to its homeport following a successful 72-day deployment in the Central and Western Pacific, Monday. Rush departed in July 2014 and spent the last two months conducting operations in the Central and Western Pacific. During the deployment, Rush’s crew coordinated with multiple countries an... more

Secret Service Head Faces Questions on White House Breach

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WASHINGTON — Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will face lawmakers Tuesday for the first public accounting of the details surrounding an embarrassing and worrisome security breach at the White House earlier this month that, according to a congres... more

Records, Photos of Famed US WWII Bombers Go Online

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SANTA FE, New Mexico — Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home. Tom Pelle, a 20-year-old tech... more

Warrior Games Begin in Colorado Springs

Army Sgt. 1st Class Doug Franklin

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Two hundred wounded, ill or injured athletes came together Sept. 28 for the start of a weeklong competition in adaptive sports and to claim the rights to the Chairman's Cup in the fifth annual Warrior Games. For the next six days, five teams of 40 active-duty service member and veteran athletes from the four service br... more

Bomb-Sniffing War Dog Shows Heart, Gets Veterinary Care

FORT COLLINS - A bomb-sniffing war dog that saved thousands of American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan has a new lease on life after heart surgery Sept. 16 at CSU's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Kay, a 9-year-old pit bull and Labrador mix, served two tours in Iraq hunting down improvised explosive devices. Then U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Donahu... more

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