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2 years 9 months ago

Obama mourns 'soldier-statesman' Shalikashvili

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States has lost a "genuine soldier-statesman" with the death of Army Gen. John Shalikashvili. Shalikashvili was the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Obama said Shalikashvili's "extraordinary life represented the promise of America and the limitless...

3 years 5 months ago

Captured Afghan may have killed 2 US sailors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - NATO says a captured insurgent leader may be among those responsible for the killing of two U.S. sailors in July The leader and two associates were captured in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove and Petty Officer 2nd Class...

4 years 6 months ago

Appeals court upholds dismissal of vaccine suit

A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the military can be required to be vaccinated against anthrax. The U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court's decision dismissing a case brought by eight service members who challenged the Food and Drug Administration's determination that the vaccine...

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