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Stuttgart shines in finals, wins fourth straight title

Six of the seven Panthers who reached the final match claimed the championship in their weight class, giving Stuttgart the edge over the runner-up Ramstein Royals.
10 weeks 1 hour ago

NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow

A Navy plane making frequent flights over Colorado's western mountains is part of a big NASA push to build a satellite that can measure the moisture in snowpack.
10 weeks 2 hours ago

Sands of Iwo Jima presented to WWII Marine veterans

Two Marine Corps veterans each held a small vial in their wrinkled hands, inspecting the black, volcanic sand contained inside. "That's the sands of Iwo Jima right there," veteran Bub Harvey said, looking at his vial. "I was right there on that."
10 weeks 2 hours ago

WWII sites at Florida airport, Trump club checked for contamination

When World War II ended, the federal government turned most of its military sites to federal, local or private entities. Several of those sites, including the area in and around Palm Beach International Airport have previously been tested. But state officials returned last month to recheck for contaminants.
10 weeks 3 hours ago

Another 150 troops back at Fort Bragg in a busy week of deployment homecomings

For the last nine months, soldiers with the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment have flown more than 6,000 hours over the skies of Korea. More than 350 soldiers from the squadron, part of the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, have returned home this week.
10 weeks 3 hours ago

Retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moore remembered as great warrior, leader

“You won’t read or hear of a more beloved and dedicated officer and soldier than Lt. Gen. Moore,” said Gen. Robert Abrams, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command. “He was a combat infantryman known for his courage, bravery and deep love for soldiers.
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