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WASHINGTON – Osama bin Laden was not armed, but did resist an American military team raiding his compound in Pakistan on May 1, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said today.
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WASHINGTON – Last year’s surge of U.S. and coalition forces into Afghanistan, with the simultaneous growth of Afghan forces, is leading to tangible progress for peace and prosperity in Afghanistan, according to a biannual Defense Department report released last week.
Published in Recent Features

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WASHINGTON – America’s support means so much to our military. In fact, as I travel the world to visit our men and women in uniform, what they want to know most is, “Are the American people still with us?”
Published in Domestic

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The Pentagon Force Protection Agency has approved a commemorative 9/11 badge for wear by Pentagon Police Department officers throughout 2011 in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. DOD photo by Shannon Giles
WASHINGTON – It’s nearly impossible to locate a single, agreed-upon origin story for most police badges. Research will yield a number of descriptions and histories of specific badges, most of which reflect the culture and history of the department and the community it serves.
Published in Domestic

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WASHINGTON – Combined forces killed several Taliban fighters and detained numerous other suspected insurgents in an operation yesterday in the Dahanah-ye Ghori district of Afghanistan’s Baghlan province, military officials reported.
Published in Recent News

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Army Lt. Col. Joseph Holland presents Army Pfc. Kenneth Johnson with an Army Achievement Medal during at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq. While home on environmental morale leave, Johnson visited Kingman Academy students in Kingman, Ariz., to present tokens of appreciation for care packages and support the students sent to soldiers of his unit. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. John McNamara
CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq – Smiles crossed the faces of students at Kingman Academy in Kingman, Ariz., as their anticipation and excitement finally ended and they put a face to the name.
Published in Face of Defense

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Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deborah, speak with Fort Bliss enlisted spouses in El Paso, Texas, March 10, 2011. Deborah Mullen is launching a new blog to pass on information and resources to military spouses around the world. DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
WASHINGTON – Deborah Mullen, a Navy wife and mom and a military family advocate, has been married to Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for 40 years.
Published in Domestic

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Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his wife, Deborah, speak with Fort Bliss enlisted spouses in El Paso, Texas, March 10, 2011. Deborah Mullen is launching a new blog to pass on information and resources to military spouses around the world. DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
WASHINGTON – Building resilience and providing long-term support are keys to strengthening military families and better equipping them to weather the frequent, multiple deployments so prevalent in this decade of war, the wife of the nation’s top military officer said.
Published in Domestic

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WASHINGTON – When Wendy Duffman first heard that Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida’s leader and the mastermind behind 9/11, was dead, she felt a sense of elation, then relief.
Published in Daily News

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A three-person National Guard critical-care air transport team treats Army Spc. Adam Castagna, one of three critical patients under their care during an aeromedical evacuation flight from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Joint Base Andrews, Md., April 29, 2011. Team members are, from left, Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chris Howard, the team’s respiratory therapist; Air Force Col. (Dr.) Charles Chappuis, the surgeon; and Air Force Lt. Col. David Worley, the critical-care nurse. DOD photo by Donna Miles
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – Minutes after takeoff here, Air Force Col. (Dr.) Charles Chappuis jumped to his feet aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to check on Army Spc. Adam Castagna, one of three critical patients under his care being transported to the United States for advanced medical care.
Published in Worldwide
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