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October 25, 2017 - 5:18 pm
Reportage in a laboratory which develops therapeutic vaccinations to treat small-cell lung cancer, using optimised cryptic peptide technology.(Photo by: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger A new understanding of how cancer works, particularly what causes kidney cancer to recur, was...
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October 25, 2017 - 3:56 pm
U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bowdrie 'Bowe' Bergdahl (center), arrives at the Ft. Bragg military courthouse May 17, 2016 (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) RALEIGH, N.C. —Several soldiers and a Navy SEAL testified Wednesday about the risky, all-out efforts to find Bowe Bergdahl after the soldier's 2009...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:02 am
U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin prepares to testify before Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger WASHINGTON — There was a big meeting on Capitol...
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October 25, 2017 - 5:00 am
(Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) By Jonathan Drew, Associated Press RALEIGH — One soldier who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl uses a wheelchair now, unable to speak because of a head wound. Another still can't fully use his right hand. Still another searcher saw a leg wound from enemy...
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October 24, 2017 - 6:38 pm
A U.S. Army Special Forces weapons sergeant observes a Niger Army soldier during marksmanship training as part of Exercise Flintlock 2017 in Diffa, Niger, Feb. 28, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Klutts/released) WASHINGTON — The U.S. military believes someone in a Niger...
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October 24, 2017 - 6:26 pm
Chiefs of defense gather at Fort Belvoir, Va., for the Counter Violent Extremism Conference hosted by Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Oct. 24, 2017. (DoD photo by Jim Garamone) By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity FORT BELVOIR, Va. — The...
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October 24, 2017 - 3:48 pm
(U.S. Marine Corps photo) By Caitlin Kenney and Abigail Hartley The Washington Post published an investigative report on Oct 19 titled, "In the military, trusted officers have become alleged assailants in sex crimes." It detailed a terrifying trend of the very people appointed to tackle the problem...
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October 24, 2017 - 2:12 pm
(Photo courtesy of Adidas) By Matt Saintsing When the Arizona State Sun Devils take to the gridiron against the Colorado Buffaloes next weekend, the Sun Devils will be sporting a new look. The team unveiled their new 'Brotherhood' uniforms on Monday to honor alumnus and US Army Ranger Cpl. Pat...
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October 24, 2017 - 11:15 am
Video of Jo7rftgpDcY By Katie Lange, Defense Media Activity This week we’re highlighting a special Medal of Honor recipient, who is set to receive the coveted honor this week. Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony Oct. 23 to commemorate his heroic...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:48 am
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) By Eric Dehm Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Steven Arango is currently attending the University of Alabama's School of Law. Before going to Alabama, he spent a semester at Bates College in Maine. While there, he read a story in the New York Times about a Bates alum who he...
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