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Chinese ship spies on Valiant Shield, and that's OK with US

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September 23, 2014

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Chinese surveillance ship has been detected observing the Valiant Shield military exercise from within the United States’ exclusive economic zone — a move the U.S. actually doesn’t mind.

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TINIAN, North Marianas Islands (Sept. 18, 2014) - U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Lyman Green, combat videographer with Combat Camera Consolidated, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, records a Guam National Guardsman providing security during Valiant Shield 2014.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Austin Schlosser)

Infantry Marines play vital role in Valiant Shield 2014

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September 22, 2014

TINIAN, North Marianas Islands– U.S. infantry Marines, along with Guamanian National Guardsmen, conducted an island seizure exercise on Tinian Sept. 20 during Valiant Shield 2014.

Marines, including Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine...

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  President Barack Obama’s decision to step up military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria raises fresh doubts about the “Pacific pivot.” Defense experts say it’s too early to know whether the new U.S. commitment in the Middle East — from where resources were being shifted to the Pacific — will stunt the ongoing rebalance.  File photo

Mideast flare-up, budget cuts could affect Pacific pivot

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September 23, 2014

President Barack Obama’s decision to step up military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria raises fresh doubts about the “Pacific pivot” — a shift of military and diplomatic resources to a region Washington feels is the highest...

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This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.   Courtesy Jerry Murphy

White House intruder is an Army vet with PTSD, family says

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September 22, 2014

WASHINGTON — The intruder who scaled a White House fence and made it through the front doors is an Army veteran diagnosed with combat trauma, but authorities said Saturday the case was still under investigation.
 
A family member in...

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