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  1. Roughly two-thirds of veterans are likely to leave their first post-military job within two years because of problems like low job satisfaction and limited opportunities for advancement, according to a new survey by employment specialists. Staff Sgt. Alexis Ramos / Army

    Survey: 65% of vets likely to leave 1st civilian job within 2 years

    Roughly two-thirds of veterans are likely to leave their first post-military job within two years because of problems like low job satisfaction and limited opportunities for advancement, according to a new survey by employment specialists.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  2. Col. Richard L. Shepard, 51, was found dead Saturday of an apparent gunshot wound. Army

    Colonel found dead of apparent gunshot wound at Redstone Arsenal

    A 51-year-old Army Contracting Command officer was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in his Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, residence Saturday, according to an ACC news release. Foul play is not suspected.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  3. A U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft prior to strike operations Friday in Syria. The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former U.S. officials. Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf / AP

    Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gaps

    The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to cur

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  4. New North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of Norway poses as he arrives for his first day of work Wednesday at the NATO headquarters in Brussels. Stoltenberg, former Norwegian prime minister, began his first day in the job, with the alliance facing challenges from the standoff with Russia over Ukraine, and turmoil in the Middle East. Thierry Charlier / AFP via Getty Images

    NATO gets new chief—one Putin may approve of

    At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir Putin

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  5. A Cougar 4x4 Medium Mine Protected Vehicle. Courtesy photo

    Tab for trucks Pentagon doesn't need could top $100M

    The Army and Marine Corps may have wasted more than $100 million returning vehicles from Afghanistan that they don't need over just a one-year period, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  6. Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a car bomb explosion Tuesday in the town of Ashar, in the Basra region. The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group. Nabil al-Jouran / AP

    U.N.: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

    The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  7. Poland's new prime minister Ewa Kopacz delivers her inaugural speech Wednesday in the parliament in Warsaw, Poland. Kopacz took over the post from Donald Tusk, who will head the European Council starting Dec. 1. Czarek Sokolowski / AP

    New Polish premier wants more U.S. military presence

    Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  8. Australia sends 2 unarmed support planes over Iraq

    Australia was sending two unarmed air force planes to support U.S.-led coalition combat operations against the Islamic State movement in Iraq, but would not yet launch its own airstrikes, the prime minister said Wednesday.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  9. Fugitive Afghan officers fear death at home

    The three Afghanistan National Army officers who disappeared during a training exercise on Cape Cod before being caught trying to cross into Canada in Niagara Falls, New York, fear they will be killed if sent home.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  10. A suicide bomber's foot is seen Wednesday at the site of a blast in Kabul. Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in the Afghan capital with initial reports of six people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for U.S. troops to stay in the country. The Taliban, who strongly opposed the U.S. agreement, claimed responsibility for the attacks. Shah Marai / AFP via Getty Images

    Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

    Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  11. Despite criticism from some on Capitol Hill, the administration has expressed support for Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey. Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp / Army

    White House stands by Dempsey after McCain questions general's 'credibility'

    US President Barack Obama is standing by his top military adviser amid sharp criticism from a prominent Republican senator.

    • Oct. 1, 2014
  12. The Army's 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will provide about 700 of the 1,400 troops expected to head to Liberia in October. Fort Campbell

    U.S. troops head to Africa for Ebola mission

    About 1,400 soldiers will head to Liberia in October to help support the fight against the Ebola virus that is spreading across West Africa, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  13. Capt. Wayne Brown, seen here at the July 2 change of command ceremony when he took charge of the amphibious assault ship Boxer, was fired from his command post less than 90 days later. MC3 Robert R. Sanchez / Navy

    Boxer CO fired after short stint in charge

    Capt. Wayne Brown's big deck command tour was short-lived.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  14. Above: Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer wants to reinvigorate the Airmen Powered by Innovation campaign that draws cost-saving ideas from airmen. Rob Curtis/Staff

    Vice chief to airmen: How do we cut costs?

    Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer has collected thousands of suggestions from airmen about how to cut costs Air Force-wide and at the unit level — some were so good that the Air Force has already adopted them.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  15. An MV-22B Osprey disembarks Marines Dec. 9, 2013, at Baker runway on Tinian's North Field during Exercise Forager Fury II. The Osprey is integral to the Marines' growing global crisis response duties. Lance Cpl. Antonio Rubio/Marines

    5th Marine Regiment will lead new crisis response unit in Middle East

    The Marines' new crisis response unit in U.S. Central Command will reach initial operating capability tomorrow with Camp Pendleton's 5th Marine Regiment as its headquarters element, military officials said today.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  16. Students at a Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training couse participate in a surf passage training exercise. Women will be integrated into the elite SEAL community unless U.S. Special Operations Command and the Navy offer a compelling reason for it to remain closed to them. MC2 Kyle D. Gahlau / Navy

    Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track

    A U.S. Special Operations Command report on integrating women into the elite Navy SEAL community was due back in July, but officials aren't able to confirm whether it's been completed or when leadership will be briefed.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  17. A spokesman for Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., said on Sept. 29 that the congressman, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, was not trying to undermine President Obama's military actions in the Middle East by recently urging generals who disagreed with the president to resign 'in a blaze of glory.' Julia Moss / AP

    Calls for brass to resign add to debate over Mideast policy

    Recent calls for the Pentagon's top brass to resign in protest of President Obama's policy toward Iraq and Syria may pack a political punch, but they rest on no actual historical precedent.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  18. Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos and U.S. Marines conduct Marine Corps Martial Arts training in 2013. The Marines recently announced plans to establish permanent staging locations in the west African nations of Senegal, Ghana and Gabon. Sgt. Marco Mancha / Marine Corps

    Marines establish three new staging locations in West Africa

    The Corps has established three new staging outposts in Senegal, Ghana and Gabon that will help Marines respond to crises in Africa more quickly.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  19. Erectile dysfunction diagnoses have increased in the U.S. military in the past decade, with the rate among troops more than doubling. Getty Images

    ED cases among troops double since 2004

    Erectile dysfunction diagnoses have skyrocketed in the U.S. military in the past decade, with the rate among troops more than doubling from 2004 to 2013.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  20. Hackers allegedly stole $100 million in intellectual property including software used in training Apache pilots. Here, an Army battle commander operates an Apache flight simulator. Terry Moore

    Hackers charged with stealing Apache training software

    Two members of what the Justice Department calls an 'international computer hacking ring' pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of $100 million in intellectual property — including software used to train Apache helicopter pilots.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  21. Navy: Nuclear shipyard workers got unearned credit

    Hundreds of nuclear workers at a Navy shipyard have been placed on restrictive duty after investigators discovered they were given credit for attending continuing training they didn't actually attend, an official said Tuesday.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  22. The families of murder victims David and Whitney Dunlap spoke to the media on Sept. 30 outside the El Paso County Terry R. Harris Judicial Complex in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jerilee Bennett / AP

    Jury convicts teen in slayings of Fort Carson newlyweds

    It took a jury in Colorado Springs, Colorado, less than four hours to convict a teenager of killing a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife during a burglary.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  23. Omar Gonzalez, accused White House fence jumper, was indicted Sept. 30. New River Regional Jail

    White House intruder who eluded Secret Service indicted

    A Texas man who climbed a fence, eluded Secret Service and entered the White House was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury for entering a restricted building, carrying a deadly weapon and unlawfully possessing ammunition.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  24.  U.S. Central Command/YouTube

    CENTCOM posts new combat footage of airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

    The U.S. Central Command released Tuesday another set of combat videos of airstrikes against Islamic State group facilities and vehicles in both Syria and Iraq.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
  25. A British RAF tornado fighter jets prepares to land on an airstrip at RAF Akrotiri, Limassol, Cyprus, after returning from a mission over Iraq on September 27. The British House of Commons voted by 524 to 43 on Friday to approve combat missions in Iraq in order to halt the advance of Isis militants. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / Getty Images

    Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

    Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping.

    • Sep. 30, 2014
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