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AAFES is joining with NBC to provide streaming coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics to the military community worldwide at no cost. (Wikicommons)
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Live streaming of Olympics overseas restricted to on-base residents

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July 29, 2016
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The live-streaming video access of the Summer Olympics being made available for the first time to military personnel and their families won’t extend to...
Retired Lt. Col. Teresa James shares her story Thursday at the DOD Inspector General's annual whistleblower hotline conference. James was retaliated against for reporting she was raped in the West Virginia National Guard. (Steve Fall/Defense Department)
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New DOD investigative unit to focus on sexual assault-related reprisals

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July 29, 2016
WASHINGTON — A new unit in the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General will focus solely on complaints of retaliation against military members who report sexual assault,...
Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell shows his cast to Marion Jordan and physical therapist Kristen Dammen at Washington Hospital Center burn unit. Birdwell was badly burned while working at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. (The Washington Post)

Air Force colonel learns man he helped on 9/11 at Pentagon lived

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July 29, 2016
It's been nearly 15 years since their lives were thrust together for a few chaotic moments outside the Pentagon on 9/11.
apan Air Self-Defense Force airmen wave at residents of Pagan island in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands after dropping a package to the islanders as part of Operation Christmas Drop. Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, sued the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense and the secretary of defense over a plan to turn two Pacific islands, including Pagan, into live-fire testing sites. Benjamin Gonsier/U.S. Air Force photo

US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific

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July 28, 2016
 HONOLULU — Community members and an environmental group on Wednesday sued the U.S.
USS George H. W. Bush leaves Norfolk Naval Shipyard on July 23, 2016. 	 Ryan Seelbach/U.S. Navy

Rising seas threaten to swamp US military bases by 2050

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July 28, 2016
 Military bases along the East and Gulf Coast are at risk of losing large chunks of land as rising sea levels from man-made climate change swamp installations from New Hampshire...
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EUCOM’s Haight removed over affair, misuse of resources

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July 28, 2016
 Army Maj. Gen. David Haight was removed from his position as head of operations at U.S. European Command in connection with allegations that he had misused government resources...