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  • US Marshals arrest soldier wanted for desertion

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier wanted for 120 counts of sexual abuse of a person under the age of 12 and desertion has been arrested in Tennessee. The U.S. Marshals Service says agents found Master Sgt. James Johnson in Brentwood, Tennessee on Wednesday. The...

  • Air wing at McGuire gets new commander

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, N.J. (AP) — A military unit at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has a new commander. Col. James Copher took over the 621st contingency response wing on Thursday. He succeeds Col. Martin Chapin. Copher's last assignment was in Southwest Asia....

  • Air Force Academy vision includes raising tourist levels to pre-9/11 numbers

    By TOM ROEDER tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    The Air Force Academy's visitor center would move outside the gates of the 18,500-acre campus under a plan tied to the Colorado Springs City for Champions proposal. The academy announced Thursday that the $20 million attraction would be located just east of the academy's northern...

  • Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday. The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government...

  • War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this...

  • Cooler weather helps firefighters in Washington

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    OMAK, Wash. (AP) — Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday. Fire spokesman Pete Buist said the biggest wildfire in the state's history was 52 percent contained....

  • Immigrant children placed with Alabama sponsors

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — More than 400 immigrant children have been placed with sponsors in Alabama, according to federal figures released Thursday, and more could be coming with officials saying Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery is being considered for housing. A division of the...

  • Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual. Officials said Thursday the 6,100-acre base was locked down...

  • Coast Guard helps 3 fishermen aboard vessel

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — A Newport-based Coast Guard crew came to the aid of a commercial fishing vessel that was taking on water about 10 miles north of the Yaquina (yuh-KEEN-uh) Bay bar. A Coast Guard spokesman says the crew passed portable dewatering equipment to the 60-foot fishing...

  • National Guard recruiter charged with fraud

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area National Guard recruiter is facing federal charges after authorities say he falsified numbers to earn about $78,000 in bonuses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa reported Thursday that 46-year-old Travis Devall has been charged with 10 counts...

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