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Special Forces soldier charged in Rockford shooting may have PTSD, lawyer says

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CHICAGO — An attorney for a U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant arrested in what authorities called an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead told an initial hearing Monday that her client may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Duke Webb, 37, faces three counts of murder and three counts […]

Special Forces sergeant charged in Illinois bowling alley shooting that killed 3

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ROCKFORD, Ill. — A U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant based in Florida has been charged in an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead and three wounded, authorities said Sunday. Winnebago County State’s Attorney J. Hanley said Duke Webb, 37, has been charged with three counts of murder and […]

US forces pack up in Somalia for elsewhere in east Africa

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U.S. troops who are pulling out of Somalia aren’t leaving the continent, or even the region, the general who leads U.S. Africa Command said in a statement this weekend. Some number of troops are moving to other bases in east Africa, which could include Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti or Manda Bay in Kenya, though AFRICOM […]

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 […]

Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner

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Fighting, especially boxing and martial arts, were how Brent Verdialez filled his time as a young kid growing up in Fresno, California. Before he was 10 years old he was boxing, and shortly after that he learned Wing Chun, a style of kung fu. He later dedicated himself to a little known fighting style known […]

Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner

army-special-forces-veteran-builds-robot-sparring-partner

Fighting, especially boxing and martial arts, were how Brent Verdialez filled his time as a young kid growing up in Fresno, California. Before he was 10 years old he was boxing, and shortly after that he learned Wing Chun, a style of kung fu. He later dedicated himself to a little known fighting style known […]

Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner

army-special-forces-veteran-builds-robot-sparring-partner

Fighting, especially boxing and martial arts, were how Brent Verdialez filled his time as a young kid growing up in Fresno, California. Before he was 10 years old he was boxing, and shortly after that he learned Wing Chun, a style of kung fu. He later dedicated himself to a little known fighting style known […]

Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner

army-special-forces-veteran-builds-robot-sparring-partner

Fighting, especially boxing and martial arts, were how Brent Verdialez filled his time as a young kid growing up in Fresno, California. Before he was 10 years old he was boxing, and shortly after that he learned Wing Chun, a style of kung fu. He later dedicated himself to a little known fighting style known […]

Army Special Forces veteran builds robot sparring partner

army-special-forces-veteran-builds-robot-sparring-partner

Fighting, especially boxing and martial arts, were how Brent Verdialez filled his time as a young kid growing up in Fresno, California. Before he was 10 years old he was boxing, and shortly after that he learned Wing Chun, a style of kung fu. He later dedicated himself to a little known fighting style known […]