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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Trump administration policy that requires green-card holders to pass a background check before they can start military service is discriminatory and has left hundreds of enlisted people in limbo, a civil liberties group alleges in a lawsuit Thursday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon and the Seoul government flat-footed, and it contradicted a pillar of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' campaign to make U.S. troops more combat-ready.

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GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A new dining hall for guards at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has a shimmering view of the Caribbean and a lifespan of 20 years. Barracks scheduled to start getting built next year are meant to last five decades. And the Pentagon has asked Congres…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressmen Roger Williams, R-Austin, and John Carter, R-Round Rock, who both represent Fort Hood — one of the largest military installations in the world — returned Sunday night from a week-long Congressional Delegation (CODEL) consisting of meetings with American servicem…

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KILLEEN — A proud Texan, who didn’t have an ounce of malice in his body. A focused enlisted surface warfare specialist, who worked hard and earned himself a promotion ahead of schedule. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Hoagland III was remembered by the people who knew him best at his funeral se…

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CAMP HUMPHREYS, Korea — Many soldiers lined up, waiting for their chance to shake hands and get their picture taken with world-famous celebrity chef Robert Irvine at the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team Pittman “Tomahawk” dining facility on Camp Humphreys on Thursday.

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CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — One of the most challenging parts of deployment for many soldiers is being away from friends and family. Soldiers and family members alike often lean on others who share a similar experience during long periods apart.

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Capt. Thomas Bugg Stauffer, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is one of 28 company-grade officers who received the MacArthur Leadership award. The award, which is annually given for calendar-year achievements, is recognition for the embodiment of the ideals that Gen. Dou…

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CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait — Recent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have changed the 21st-century battlespace by employing airborne drones for reconnaissance and attacks.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., on Thursday introduced the Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act, a bipartisan legislation which will allow members of the National Guard and military reserves to take full advantage of federal retirement benefits.

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WASHINGTON — Upholding the Constitution of the United States can require sacrifices that may be understood only by those who have sworn an oath to defend it, said the Army’s top uniformed leader during a ceremony Dec. 18 on Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

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SOUTHWEST ASIA — The 69th Air Defense Artillery “Top Notch” Brigade hosted its second Patriot Open House as part of a continued effort to raise awareness of air defense operations Dec. 2 in the U.S. Army Central’s area of responsibility.

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Big changes are on the horizon as the United States welcomes a new commander in chief with big plans for the growth of the military, and that may mean an increase of soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, according to retired generals who live in the Killeen area.