Soldier dies in car crash near Fort Wainwright in Alaska
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Pfc. Cierra Nglias Truce, 19, of Koror City, Republic of Palau, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Fairbanks, Alaska, the Army said ..read more
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Army embraces virtual reality training, including top enlisted soldier coaching troops on suicide prevention
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Some Army units will soon offer troops suicide prevention training on virtual reality headsets that transport the soldier inside the home of a peer in crisis with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Weimer coaching them through the scenario ..read more
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UN food agency warns new US sea route for Gaza aid may fail unless conditions improve
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The U.N. World Food Program warned that the $320M U.S. pier project for delivering aid to Gaza may fail unless Israel starts ensuring the conditions humanitarian groups need to operate. The operation was halted for at least two days after crowds looted aid trucks coming from the port and one Palestinian man was killed ..read more
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Training in Poland puts drone jammer in hands of US troops on NATO’s eastern flank
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A U.S. Army unit based in Poland recently got its introduction to a drone-jamming gun, as two days of training brought the device to the territory of a NATO ally on the doorstep of the war in Ukraine ..read more
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Army unveils colorful new patch for soldiers assigned to US Forces Japan
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Soldiers who serve with U.S. Forces Japan are sporting a new, colorful patch on their sleeves to indicate their unique association with the command ..read more
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West Loch disaster 80 years ago prompted military reforms
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Tuesday marked the 80th anniversary of a deadly — and often forgotten — disaster in Hawaii that prompted major reforms in the U.S. military ..read more
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Army sergeant at JBLM sentenced to 5½ years in prison for child rape
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A sergeant at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been sentenced to 5½ years in prison for child rape and assault, the Army said Wednesday ..read more
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House panel advances defense bill with 20% pay raise for junior troops, quality-of-life improvements
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The House Armed Services Committee advanced a defense policy bill that would give a nearly 20% pay raise to junior enlisted service members and pour investments into improving the quality of life of all troops ..read more
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Troops ruck and run in honor of Four Chaplains’ heroic actions aboard sinking ship
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A recent run and ruck march at Osan Air Base south of Seoul honored four chaplains who gave their lives rescuing people caught in one of the worst sea disasters of World War II ..read more
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Wreck of famed P-38 fighter flown by America’s top ace found in Papua New Guinea
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One of the U.S. military’s most famous planes has finally been located. The wreck of a P-38 fighter flown by Capt. Richard I. Bong, America’s all-time top flying ace, was found last week, 80 years after it crashed in the jungles of Papua New Guinea ..read more
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