13 May '12, 5am

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Photo essay: Patrolling for hearts and minds The role of soldiers in Afghanistan has evolved since U.S. troops arrived in 2001 to strip the Taliban from power. Then, the emphasis was on combat. Today, much of what they do involves a daily regimen of patrols, like police officers walking the beat. Domestic terror victims deserve Purple Hearts, lawmakers say Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to expand the eligibility for the medal to include members of the armed forces killed or wounded in a domestic terrorist attack — an effort to recognize military victims of the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, and at a Little Rock, Ark., military recruiting station. 54 minutes ago Drawing focuses on Iran's nuke work A drawing based on information from inside an Iranian military site shows an explosives containment chamber of the type needed for nuclear arms-relate...

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Poll: U.S. support for Afghan war hits new low ...

marinecorpstimes.com 09 May '12, 1pm

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30 al-Qaida militants killed in Yemen fighting

militarytimes.com 13 May '12, 7pm

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Air Force still searching for cause of sickness among F-22 pilots - Stars and Stripes

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stripes.com 09 May '12, 8pm

Related Some pilots refuse to fly F-22 Raptor fighter jet Cause of F-22 Raptor incidents still a mystery, panel finds Air ...

Serving Down Under: Australia offers military jobs to US troops facing separation:

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stripes.com 08 May '12, 7am

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AQAP overruns Yemeni Army bases, kills 32 soldiers

longwarjournal.org 07 May '12, 2pm

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula attacked two Yemeni military bases in a contested area of southern Yemen today, killing ...

Taliban tests Afghans as Kajaki handoff looms - Marine Corps News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Marine Corps Times

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marinecorpstimes.com 06 May '12, 8pm

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Report: #Maliki's #Iraq putting more Shia Guard...

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Women in combat: Army to open 14K jobs, 6 MOSs

armytimes.com 02 May '12, 7pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/army-to-open-14000-jobs-6-mos-women-in-combat-050212/ Women in combat: Army to open ...

Officials troubled over behavior of U.S. troops

armytimes.com 03 May '12, 10pm

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Army veteran hiking Appalachian Trail to raise ...

stripes.com 05 May '12, 5pm

OLIVIA, N.C. - A friend warned Matt Campbell to be careful about bears along the Appalachian Trail. If bears had been his ...