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In 2011, Brandon Blackstone was featured in a video describing injuries he said he sustained in Iraq. (YOUTUBE)

Veteran gets 21-month prison term for lying about an Iraq war injury to make money

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April 22, 2017
DALLAS (Tribune News Service) — A federal judge on Friday called Brandon Blackstone's actions in faking a war injury to profit financially "shameful, shameful conduct" before...
An F/A-18 Super Hornet from the Strike Fighter Squadron 2 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) flight deck on April 10, 2017. A pilot ejected safely into the sea from an F/A-18 during routine flight operations the Navy announced on Friday, April 21. (JAKE CANNADY/U.S. NAVY)
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Pilot ejects safely at sea while on approach to USS Carl Vinson

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April 22, 2017
A pilot with Carrier Air Wing 2 attached to the USS Carl Vinson ejected from an F/A-18E into the ocean as the aircraft was preparing to land on the aircraft carrier, the Navy...
An F/A-18 Hornet escorts a Russian Tu-95 Bear, long rang bomber aircraft on Feb. 9, 2008, south of Japan. The U.S. military said Friday, April 21, 2017, that Russian military aircraft approached the coast of Alaska four times in a week, and U.S. fighter jets intercepted them twice. (U.S. NAVY)

Russian planes detected off Alaska 4 times this week

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April 22, 2017
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says Russian military aircraft have approached the coast of Alaska four times this week, and U.S. fighter jets intercepted them twice.
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Navy SEAL charged with molesting young girl on camera

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April 22, 2017
NORFOLK, Va. (Tribune News Service) — A member of SEAL Team 1 was arrested earlier this month on federal charges he recorded himself molesting a sleeping child earlier this year.

Fort Jackson soldier arrested after dozens of dead pets found in abandoned apartment

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April 22, 2017
An Army staff sergeant was arrested after authorities found the carcasses of 24 dead animals – including poisonous snakes, dragons and a dog – in his abandoned apartment in...

HSC-25 conducts at-sea MEDEVAC of Japanese National

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April 21, 2017
ASAN, Guam (April 21, 2017) – Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 assisted in the medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) of a Japanese national who required advanced medical care April...