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Cmdr. Axel Steiner of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System Romania gives a tour to members from the Japanese Diet, July 31, 2018.  JEREMY STARR/U.S. NAVY PHOTO
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Japan could use Aegis Ashore system to shoot down Guam-bound missiles, official says

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September 22, 2018
TOKYO — Japan will legally be able to use planned Aegis Ashore systems to intercept North Korean missiles launched toward Guam, a top government official said this week.
A teal ribbons is tied to a tree at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y. April 8, 2018, to help raise awareness of sexual assault. (MARY SCHWARZLER/U.S. AIR FORCE)
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New military sexual assault report finds highest risks on Navy ships, certain larger bases

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September 22, 2018
WASHINGTON – A wide-ranging study of sexual assault and harassment among military ranks found the biggest risks are on a few of its largest bases, especially for the Army and...
A soldier from the 10th Mountain Division fires an M4 rifle during team live-fire training on a range in Djibouti, June 23, 2018. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command has found a fix for a glitch in the M4/M4A1 assault rifles, which causes the weapon to unintentionally fire. (HALEY D. PHILLIPS/U.S. AIR FORCE)
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Army finds fix for glitch that caused M4 rifles to fire unintentionally

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September 22, 2018
The U.S. Army has found a fix for a glitch in the M4 and M4A1 assault rifles that causes the weapons to unintentionally fire, officials said Friday.
A vehicle carrying South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes its way through Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (COURTESY OF PYEONGYANG PRESS CORPS)
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United Nations Command to review inter-Korean military agreement

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September 22, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S.-led United Nations Command will “thoroughly review” an inter-Korean military accord, an official said, after the two nations agreed to a series of...
New Army recruits take part in a swearing in ceremony before a baseball game in San Diego on June 4, 2017. (GREGORY BULL/AP)
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Army misses 2018 recruiting goal, which hasn't happened since 2005

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September 22, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Army fell short of its recruiting goal for 2018, missing its mark for the first time since 2005 as it looks to grow its force strength in the face of growing...
Department of Defense DNA Operations Director Timothy McMahon swabs the inside cheeks of Larry McDaniel, the son of Army Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel, who was listed as missing in action during the Korean War in 1950. President Donald Trump announced Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, that the remains of Master Sgt. McDaniel and a private first class from North Carolina were included in the 55 cases of remains of missing Korean War veterans turned over in July by North Korea.  CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES
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Trump identifies first two US soldiers from Korean War remains

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September 21, 2018
WASHINGTON — The remains of an Army master sergeant from Indiana and a private first class from North Carolina were included in the 55 cases of remains of missing Korean War...