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  • Army: Shooter injured self, no others on Va. base

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. — The Army says early reports indicate that a female soldier turned a gun on herself and fired one shot, injuring herself, on a central Virginia base. The Army put Fort Lee on lockdown Monday morning, with a report of an active shooter. Officials say the soldier had a...

  • 2 vessels collide in Gulf, 3 rescued

    Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Coast Guard says three people were rescued after a 74-foot shrimping vessel collided in the Gulf of Mexico with a 130-foot offshore supply vessel off the coast of Pascagoula. The accident happened about 18 miles south of Pascagoula late Sunday night. The...

  • Behavioral health building opening at Army post

    Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Fort Campbell is cutting the ribbon this week on its Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health System building. The new building sits adjacent to the current Child and Adolescent Psychiatry building. The behavioral health team had been working in...

  • 4 bodies found floating off South Florida coast

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard said late Sunday it was continuing a search for any more possible bodies or "anyone in distress" after four people were found dead in waters miles off the South Florida coast. Two males were found floating in waters about 20 miles east of...

  • Search on for man missing on Lake Champlain

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — The Coast Guard and local police say they are searching for a missing 64-year-old sailor near Malletts Bay, in Lake Champlain, Vermont. Brian Webb's wife contacted the Coast Guard about 10:30 Sunday morning when her husband failed to show up at church. He...

  • Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — To shouts of "Fascists!" and "Hang them from a tree!" captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes. The spectacle of the bruised and...

  • NASA says rocket launch from Wallops successful

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — A rocket for the Department of Defense has been launched from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility. NASA says the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was launched at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The launch had been postponed several times. NASA says in a news release...

  • New Air Force Space Command boss outlines big rules

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    Air Force Space Command got a new leader, but not a new face, when Gen. John Hyten took command Aug. 15. "It's a dream job," he said. The general, who replaced Gen. William Shelton, has served as the top deputy for the Peterson Air Force Base command since 2012. He also had a stint...

  • Guard leader, Woodland Park's Capozzela, retires in September

    By Tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    The Colorado Army National Guard's commander is retiring in September after a 27-year career. In one of her final acts as boss, Brig. Gen. Dana Capozzella will re-enlist her son, Nathaniel Utter. "This is my other family," she said this month. "My Guard family." Capozzella, of...

  • Iran unveils new short-range missiles, drones

    Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran unveiled a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones on Sunday, as President Hassan Rouhani said its military doctrine was based on deterring and countering threats from unnamed foreign powers. The official IRNA news agency said the...

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