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U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq Begin

The Pentagon is releasing some details on the new air campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq.  Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby tweeted this morning that U.S. military aircraft conducted a strike on a militant position near U

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Obama Sending Troops To Embassies In Iraq

Over 250 military personnel are going to Iraq.

President Obama told Congress today the troops will be supporting U.S. personnel and the embassy in Baghdad.

The administration's also said to be considering drone strikes as militant insurgents continue to take over key cities

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Greater New Bedford Voc Tech High School graduating class of 2014

Special Honors During Voc-Tech Graduation

A World War II veteran and his grandson shared a special moment during Wednesday night's graduation ceremony at Greater New Bedford Voc Tech High School.

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Fairhaven Honor Veterans With Annual Memorial Day Parade [Photos]

Dozens of people gathered along Main St. in Fairhaven to watch the annual Memorial Day parade Monday morning.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell and Women's Memorial Committee unveil new military women's memorial at Fort Taber
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell and Women's Memorial Committee unveil new military women's memorial at Fort Taber

New Military Women’s Memorial Unveiled

South Coast female veterans now have a memorial to call their own.

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Possible Vaccine for PTSD

A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD

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Should Army Make Rules About What Type of Tattoos Soldiers Can Have? [POLL]

If you're in the United States Army, or planning on enlisting, you'll need to make sure that your "ink" is in check. Some new rules will restrict where soldiers in the Army can have their tattoos. 

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French President Hollande Faces Calls for Parliament Vote on Syria

President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional authorization for a military strike on Syria has sparked calls for the French parliament to get the same privilege.

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Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in WikiLeaks Case

A military judge has sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for giving a trove of military and diplomatic secrets to the website WikiLeaks.

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‘Star Wars’ News: White House Nixes Death Star Plans

For whatever reason, 'Star Wars' fans petitioned the White House wanting the United States to make a Death Star. That the country our the government has no interest in making one is no surprise. But the Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House Office of Management and Budget Paul Shawcross responded to the petition in the nerdiest way possible.

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