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DoD Identifies Army Civilian Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a civilian who was supporting Operation
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AFRICOM, Somalia investigate allegations of civilian causalities in raid on al-Shabab fighters

Somalia officials said Friday they are investigating claims that civilians were killed in a raid carried out against al-Shabab fighters west of Mogadishu, a region where U.S. troops routinely accompany local forces in a supporting role. U.S. Africa Command said it also is investigating the incident.
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Navy evacuates planes, personnel from 2 bases in direct path of Harvey

With Hurricane Harvey barreling down on Corpus Christi and the Texas coastline, the Navy has evacuated dozens of aircraft and thousands of personnel from its two bases in the direct line of the growing storm, which is expected to make landfall early Saturday.
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Air Force seeks retired pilots to return for staff jobs, will boost flight pay

The Air Force is hoping some retired pilots will return temporarily to active duty to serve in staff positions in a move aimed at keeping its current middle-ranked pilots in the air, the service’s top civilian said Friday.
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Iranian media say Apple has removed Iranian mobile apps from App Store

Apple does not officially do business in Iran or any other Gulf countries, but many Iranians purchase its products from stores inside Iran. Many Iranians using social media criticized the Apple decision and have created #StopRemovingIranianApps to show their anger over the move.
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How this USMC Parris Island puppy will earn the title of depot mascot

“Opha May,” an English bulldog puppy, “stepped onto the yellow footprints” — the same footprints where newly arrived recruits plant their feet — Monday, according to depot spokesman Capt. Adam Flores.
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