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    The Army to roll out its 'most wanted' list

    The Army's bad-guy list will go public by the end of the year.

    • Nov. 17, 2014
  2. Members of the crowd view the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins titled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' in the dry moat of the Tower of London on Nov. 2. The installation is made up of 888,246 ceramic poppies, with the final poppy being placed today, Armistice Day. Tim Ireland / AP

    Commentary: How we remember

    Since August, the moat of the Tower of London has been filled with a blood-red blanket made from ceramic poppies.

    • Nov. 11, 2014
  3. With Republicans holding a majority in Congress and John McCain poised to lead the Senate Armed Services Committee, experts are optimistic it will mean good things for the Army. Spc. Harley Jelis/Army

    Experts optimistic Republicans-led Congress will benefit Army

    The new Republican-controlled Congress could mean some relief for the Army as it struggles to balance shrinking budgets with increasing demands for soldiers around the world, experts say.

    • Nov. 10, 2014
  4. Gen. John Campbell, left, talks to Maj. Gen. Mike Murray, 3rd ID commander, in July at Fort Stewart, Ga. The two will soon be reunited in Afghanistan. Sgt. Uriah Walker / Army

    3rd ID commander readies his troops for Afghanistan

    The war in Afghanistan may be coming to a close, but the commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division is calling on his soldiers to stay focused as they prepare to deploy.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  5. Army vet killed after celebrating return from Afghanistan

    Officials say a 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death after a dispute at a party to celebrate his return from Afghanistan.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  6. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, adresses Muslim worshippers July 5 at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded al-Baghdadi. AFP

    Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike

    Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  7. People gather for an open-air party at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall separating East and West Berlin. Michael Sohn / AP

    Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall

    As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday, Elke Rosin recalled how lucky her family had been.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  8. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives Nov. 9 during the service of remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London. The annual service is to remember those who have lost their lives serving in the armed forces. Tim Ireland / AP

    Queen Elizabeth II leads U.K. memorial ceremony

    Queen Elizabeth II honored fallen soldiers from Britain and the Commonwealth Sunday in a dignified ceremony at the heart of central London.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  9. The leader of the Islamic State jihadist group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, adresses Muslim worshippers July 5 at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul. AFP

    Hunted Islamic State leader the 'new Bin Laden'

    With a $10 million bounty on his head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would seem to have earned the moniker from French newspaper Le Monde as 'the new Bin Laden.'

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  10. Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock is shown in Iraq, where she deployed as part of the 21st Combat Support Hospital in 2003. Courtesy of Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock

    Commentary: The Army is what you make it, and more advice from an 'Ole Soldier'

    Op-ed: Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock is the Army's longest serving female enlisted soldier. A career combat medic, she retired from the service in October as command sergeant major of Army Medical Command. She was also senior enlisted adviser to the Army surgeon general.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  11. The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program. Army

    Shipping delays appear to be easing for troops' personal vehicles

    The backlog of troops' privately owned vehicles has almost been cleared, according to an analysis of numbers provided by the contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  12. Afghan police officers stand guard Nov. 9 near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Rahmat Gul / AP

    Kabul police chief survives assassination attempt

    Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city's chief of police.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  13. Kenneth Bae, second from left, who was held in North Korea since 2012, is greeted after arriving Nov. 8 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., after he was freed during a top-secret mission. Ted S. Warren / AP

    Last 2 U.S. captives in North Korea return home

    The last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home.

    • Nov. 9, 2014
  14. Col. Darron Wright was killed in a Sept. 23, 2013, parachute jump over Fort Bragg, N.C. Maya Alleruzzo/The Associated Press

    Report into 2013 parachute death tackles 'VIP culture'

    An investigation into the death of Col.

    • Nov. 8, 2014
  15. Spc. Christopher L. Grant, Pfc. Matthew M. Phillips and Pvt. Trenton M. Brown were given the Soldiers Medal on Oct. 31 for rescuing a boater. Army

    3 receive Soldier's Medal for rescue

    Three soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York, received the Soldier's Medal for helping to save a boater on a river earlier this year.

    • Nov. 8, 2014
  16. Hartway

    Two Guard pilots killed in Apache crash in Idaho

    Two chief warrant officers who were killed when their Apache attack helicopter crashed during a training mission near the airport in Boise, Idaho, were identified on Friday.

    • Nov. 7, 2014
  17. Unemployment rate for post-9/11 vets at 7.2 percent

    The unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans jumped by 1 full percentage point in October, according to new federal data, but the figure of 7.2 percent is about average for 2014 and actually a marked improvement from last year’s overall unemployment rate of 9 percent for that group.

    • Nov. 7, 2014
  18. New Sheriff: Sen. John McCain, the expected next chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has a reputation for being tough on late and over-budget arms programs. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

    Chairman McCain: Industry girds for a 'maverick' Armed Services panel

    'He's coming for all of us,' said the serious voice on the other end of a late-afternoon call.

    • Nov. 7, 2014
  19. Brig. Gen. Daniel D. Yoo, left, commander of Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan, speaks with Afghan Maj. Gen. Sayed Maloukon Oct. 27. Yoo is confident Afghan forces can maintain security as Marines there depart. Staff Sgt. John Jackson/Marine Corps

    1-star has confidence in Afghan security after leaving Helmand

    Days after handing over all security duties to local forces, the head of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Afghanistan said he believes that Afghans have good control of their country.

    • Nov. 7, 2014
  20. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald, right, speaks as U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, during a news conference on Oct. 1 after a visit to the James A. Haley Medical Center in Tampa, Fla. Chris O'Meara / AP

    Justice Department's influence in VA cases up for debate

    When Congress passed new rules for firing Veterans Affairs executives in July, the goal was to get rid of problem employees faster and without bureaucratic confusion. So far, it's done neither.

    • Nov. 7, 2014
  21. The Army is deactivating the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team later this year. It will be replaced in Korea with rotation units. Army

    End of an era: Iron Brigade to deactivate in Korea

    After almost 50 years in South Korea, the Army is deactivating the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, officials announced Thursday.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
  22. President Obama and his family arrive back at the White House aboard Marine One after a weekend at Camp David in 2009. Three men are accused of involvement in a bid-rigging plot for Marine Helicopter Squadron One, though the maintenance bid ultimately lost. Pete Souza / White House

    3 charged in presidential helicopter bid-rigging scheme

    Three men face charges in a fraud scheme involving a helicopter fleet that transports the president and vice president, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
  23. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, alleges that Joint Special Operations Command unsuccessfully tried to make a payment in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release. AP

    Hunter: JSOC led botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl

    U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
  24. Austin

    CENTCOM chief: More troops not the answer in Iraq

    The four-star commander of war operations in Iraq and Syria said politics is the key to defeating the Islamic militants there — and more U.S. troops will not necessarily help resolve the complex sectarian conflict roiling the two nations.

    • Nov. 6, 2014
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