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Armed Green Beret colonel allegedly had two-hour standoff with police before surrendering

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State and local police near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Washington, spent roughly two hours talking an armed Special Forces colonel into surrendering after they responded to a domestic assault in progress call just after midnight Sunday. When Washington State Patrol and a mix of local police units arrived, the suspect, 47-year-old Col. Owen G. Ray, […]

Here’s when Armed Forces Retirement Home residents, staff will be offered COVID vaccine

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Armed Forces Retirement Home officials expect residents and staff members of the two campuses to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine “within the next week,” a spokesman said Dec. 17. The two AFRH campuses have been designated a top priority for initial deliveries of the COVID-19 vaccine, said AFRH spokesman Chris Kelly. All AFRH residents and […]

Here’s when Armed Forces Retirement Home residents, staff will be offered COVID vaccine

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Armed Forces Retirement Home officials expect residents and staff members of the two campuses to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine “within the next week,” a spokesman said Dec. 17. The two AFRH campuses have been designated a top priority for initial deliveries of the COVID-19 vaccine, said AFRH spokesman Chris Kelly. All AFRH residents and […]

2 armed members of Vets for Trump group arrested near Philadelphia vote counting location

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Two men with loaded handguns were arrested Thursday near the Philadelphia convention center where an ongoing vote count could decide the presidential election, police said. Joshua Macias, 42, and Antonio LaMotta, 61, traveled from the Virginia Beach, Virginia, area in a Hummer and did not have permits to carry the weapons in Pennsylvania, police said. […]

Armed Services committees and the election: Here’s what we know

WASHINGTON — As results for key congressional races, and the presidency, continue to roll in Wednesday morning, a major shakeup for the Senate Armed Services Committee has yet to materialize. But here is what we do know, as of Wednesday afternoon. This story will be updated as results come in. • SASC Republican Sen. Martha […]

Top House Armed Services Republican ‘dismayed’ at Trump’s attack on military leaders

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WASHINGTON ― The top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was “wrong” to say Pentagon leaders want to go to war to satisfy the defense industry. On the defensive since a bombshell report in The Atlantic that Trump disparaged fallen service members, the president has, in recent days, […]

Venezuela armed forces to escort Iranian tankers bringing needed fuel

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s defense minister said Wednesday that planes and ships from the nation’s armed forces will escort Iranian tankers arriving with fuel to the gasoline-starved country in case of any U.S. aggression. Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López said Venezuela’s navy and air force will welcome the five Iranian tankers, seeing them through the […]

Venezuela armed forces to escort Iranian tankers bringing needed fuel

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s defense minister said Wednesday that planes and ships from the nation’s armed forces will escort Iranian tankers arriving with fuel to the gasoline-starved country in case of any U.S. aggression. Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López said Venezuela’s navy and air force will welcome the five Iranian tankers, seeing them through the […]