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  • Army National Guard member faces sex abuse charge

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey Army National Guard member sexually abused a woman at a military base in the state earlier this year. Ioannis Karazoupis (Eye-OWE-niss Kah-rah-ZOOP-is), of Flemington, was arrested Wednesday at his home by U.S. Marshals and was...

  • SC gets $450,000 for homeless vets

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is receiving almost $450,000 to help dozens of homeless veterans in the state find permanent housing. The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced the award Wednesday. The money is in the form...

  • Choctaw Defense gets $10.7M federal contract

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The manufacturing segment of the Choctaw Nation has announced a $10.7 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense for 500 vehicles, modular trailers and water dispensing systems. The equipment will support the U.S. Marine Corps. The vehicles— known as the...

  • 7 indicted in Red River Army Depot fraud case

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — Seven Northeast Texas men have been indicted in a federal fraud and theft investigation involving military trucks and repairs at the Red River Army Depot. An indictment returned Sept. 17 in Texarkana and unsealed Wednesday includes charges of conspiracy, fraud...

  • North Carolina Editorial Roundup

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: Sept. 24 Wilmington StarNews on approval of rules for health care for Marine families sickened by Camp Lejeune water: The lag time between the passage of the law and approval of rules governing coverage for...

  • Fort Carson soldiers head to Africa to assist in Ebola crisis

    By monica mendoza -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Fort Carson soldiers are headed to Africa to assist in the Ebola crisis. In a statement from Sen. Michael Bennet, he said 160 Fort Carson soldiers will go Liberia in late October to supervise the construction of Ebola treatment units. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signed the...

  • NASA postpones rocket launch from Va. facility

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — The launch of a Department of Defense rocket from Virginia's Eastern Shore has been postponed. NASA had planned to launch the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket early Wednesday morning. The space agency says in a news release that the launch has been rescheduled...

  • Germany reports Eurofighter manufacturing fault

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The joint venture making the Eurofighter plane said Wednesday that it was managing a problem discovered with the fuselage after Germany's military suspended deliveries of the plane. Chief Executive Alberto Gutierrez said in a statement that the consortium was aware of...

  • Report: 5 Spanish soldiers face trial for torture

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — Spain's El Pais newspaper says five soldiers who served in Iraq face trial on charges of torture for brutally beating two Iraqi prisoners. El Pais on Wednesday said a Madrid military court indicted the five following investigations into an amateur video published by the...

  • Fed funds go to injured vet sport program in ND


    BOTTINEAU, N.D. (AP) — Sports programs for disabled veterans in North Dakota are getting $70,000 in federal funds. U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says the funds authorized by the Department of Veteran Affairs will go toward developing and managing skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, hiking and...