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NEW YORK (AP) — A research arm of the U.S. military is exploring the possibility of deploying insects to make plants more resilient by altering their genes. Some experts say the work may be seen as a potential biological weapon.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan military and police forces had higher numbers of battlefield casualties in a "difficult and bloody summer" of fighting the Taliban insurgency, the American general overseeing the war said Thursday.

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TOKYO (AP) — The election of a new Japanese governor who is an outspoken opponent of a plan to relocate a U.S. air base on Okinawa could further delay the move and prompt renewed calls to reduce the heavy American military presence and the privileges troops have on the island. A look at the …

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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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