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The peaceful, two-hour program included speeches, music, and the playing of a videotape in which a black Minneapolis man died two weeks ago when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.



Gen. Milley reaches out to Capitol leaders about DOD’s role in containing protests

“Our military leaders are sworn to be accountable to the people of this country, and Congress is constitutionally responsible for oversight,” Democratic officials wrote in a statement Friday.


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Air Force’s top black general offers emotional take on racial unrest over Floyd killing

Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. said he was filled with emotion “not just for George Floyd, but for the many African Americans who have suffered the same fate as George Floyd.”


Army identifies Fort Sam Houston soldier found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Jared Esquibel Harless, who was assigned to the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, was found dead alongside his family at a residence in San Antonio Thursday evening.

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How Mattis reached his breaking point and decided to speak out

For former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, it was the last straw: the sight of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, walking the streets of downtown Washington in battle-ready camouflage amid a show of brute federal force.


Trump directs Pentagon to pull 9,500 troops from Germany, report says

President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to pull nearly 10,000 troops out of Germany by September, which would mark a sharp drawdown in a country that is home to the largest number of forces in Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.


‘Humbling’: Airman earns Bronze Star after providing surgical care for over 600 casualties in ISIS fight

A special operations airman has been awarded a Bronze Star for his work on a battlefield surgical team during the fight against the Islamic State group, as the terrorists lost the last of their territory.




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Military Matters fast take: Using troops in domestic policing

Troops could be deployed stateside to cope with the unrest gripping the nation after a Minneapolis man died in police custody. Military Matters podcast host Rod Rodriguez examines the laws that govern the use of troops in peacekeeping efforts on U.S. soil.


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Protesters pour into DC for city's largest George Floyd demonstration yet

Thousands of protesters streamed into the nation's capital Saturday for what was expected to be the city's largest demonstration yet against police brutality while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown, where hundreds of mourners lined up to pay their respects.


Indonesian army helicopter crashes, killing four

The Russian-made MI17 helicopter was carrying nine soldiers on a training mission when it went down and burst into flames in Central Java province’s Kendal district about an hour after taking off from the provincial capital, Semarang.


Americans and Italians protest together to make black lives matter

The peaceful, two-hour program included speeches, music, and the playing of a videotape in which a black Minneapolis man died two weeks ago when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.


Clashes, tear gas in Beirut as protests turn to riots

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at protesters in central Beirut on Saturday, after a planned anti-government demonstration quickly degenerated into rioting and stone-throwing confrontations between opposing camps.


French forces kill al-Qaida's North African commander

French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate, the France’s defense minister announced late Friday.


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Protesters pour into DC for city's largest George Floyd demonstration yet

Thousands of protesters streamed into the nation's capital Saturday for what was expected to be the city's largest demonstration yet against police brutality while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown, where hundreds of mourners lined up to pay their respects.


Indonesian army helicopter crashes, killing four

The Russian-made MI17 helicopter was carrying nine soldiers on a training mission when it went down and burst into flames in Central Java province’s Kendal district about an hour after taking off from the provincial capital, Semarang.


Americans and Italians protest together to make black lives matter

The peaceful, two-hour program included speeches, music, and the playing of a videotape in which a black Minneapolis man died two weeks ago when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes.


Clashes, tear gas in Beirut as protests turn to riots

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at protesters in central Beirut on Saturday, after a planned anti-government demonstration quickly degenerated into rioting and stone-throwing confrontations between opposing camps.


French forces kill al-Qaida's North African commander

French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida’s North Africa affiliate, the France’s defense minister announced late Friday.



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Central Ohio veteran, 97, only now opening up about D-Day experience

Tom McCauley remembers, as a kid, wondering why his father would run around in the early morning screaming. His mom would tell him "go back to bed." McCauley and his siblings were aware that their father was a WWII veteran, but not that he had participated in D-Day, landing on Omaha Beach during the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.



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Coast Guard rescues man who spent two hours in Lake Huron after kayak overturned

Coastguardsman stationed in Traverse City were launched over the weekend on a report of a kayaker who was stranded on the shore of Georgian Bay in Canada, according to an announcement by U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City.


Former Marine Commandant Neller calls for ‘justice and fairness’ in wake of George Floyd's death

Former Marine Corps commandant Gen. Robert Neller on Thursday became the latest high-ranking retired U.S. military official to weigh in on the death of George Floyd, urging national leaders in an open letter to “speak out for justice and fairness.”


Arctic Thunder air show canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

The Arctic Thunder air show and open house where jets scream over the Anchorage area will be canceled this year, according to a statement from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Friday.


Army identifies Fort Sam Houston soldier found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Jared Esquibel Harless, who was assigned to the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, was found dead alongside his family at a residence in San Antonio Thursday evening.


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Coast Guard rescues man who spent two hours in Lake Huron after kayak overturned

Coastguardsman stationed in Traverse City were launched over the weekend on a report of a kayaker who was stranded on the shore of Georgian Bay in Canada, according to an announcement by U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City.


Former Marine Commandant Neller calls for ‘justice and fairness’ in wake of George Floyd's death

Former Marine Corps commandant Gen. Robert Neller on Thursday became the latest high-ranking retired U.S. military official to weigh in on the death of George Floyd, urging national leaders in an open letter to “speak out for justice and fairness.”


Arctic Thunder air show canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

The Arctic Thunder air show and open house where jets scream over the Anchorage area will be canceled this year, according to a statement from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Friday.


Army identifies Fort Sam Houston soldier found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Jared Esquibel Harless, who was assigned to the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, was found dead alongside his family at a residence in San Antonio Thursday evening.



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Former Olympic minister says March is deadline for Tokyo

Next spring has been set by former Olympic minister Toshikai Endo as a possible deadline for deciding whether the postponed Tokyo Games can go ahead.


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Former Olympic minister says March is deadline for Tokyo

Next spring has been set by former Olympic minister Toshikai Endo as a possible deadline for deciding whether the postponed Tokyo Games can go ahead.