US military

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The death of a US marine veteran
After a tour on the ‘mortuary affairs’ squad gathering human remains in Iraq, marine Christian Slater slowly unraveled

Neal Hirschfeld

18, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Out-of-this-world revelations in short supply at US Congress briefing on UFOs
Military admits to being ‘less than forthcoming’ as amateurs and senators say government should take the issue more seriously

Adam Gabbatt in New York

17, May, 2022 @5:28 PM

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How the US is failing female veterans suffering illness from toxic burn pits
A bill to expand coverage for vets affected by toxic exposure doesn’t cover some of the illnesses that women get

Olivia Empson

17, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Biden reverses Trump withdrawal of US army trainers from Somalia
Up to 500 special forces advisers will train Somali forces to combat growing threat of al-Shabaab militants, says White House

Julian Borger in Washington

16, May, 2022 @6:45 PM

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The Japanese hunger striker demanding an end to US bases in Okinawa
As island prepares to mark 50 years since Okinawa was returned to Japanese sovereignty, Jinshiro Motoyama is in no mood to celebrate

Justin McCurry Tokyo

14, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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US defence chief urges Ukraine ceasefire in call with Russian counterpart – as it happened
Lloyd Austin urges immediate ceasefire and emphasises ‘the importance of maintaining lines of communication’ – follow the latest news

Martin Pengelly in New York (now) and Adam Gabbatt (earlier)

13, May, 2022 @8:15 PM

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A Sacred Oath review: Mark Esper on Trump, missiles for Mexico and more
The ex-defense secretary’s memoir is scary and sobering – but don’t expect Republican leaders or voters to heed his warning

Lloyd Green

10, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Trump sought strike on top Iran military figure for political reasons – Esper book
Key adviser Robert O’Brien told top general shortly before 2020 election that Trump wanted to kill unnamed official, according to Esper memoir

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, May, 2022 @4:28 PM

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I warned national guard of possible coup, Trump defense secretary says
Mark Esper writes in new memoir of how worried he was that Trump would try to use US military to hold on to power

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Esper book details Trump rage at Pence and proposal to hit Mexico with missiles
Memoir from ex-defense chief Mark Esper details extraordinary outbursts he says he helped to defuse

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, May, 2022 @1:02 AM

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US intelligence helping Ukraine kill Russian generals, report says
Pentagon appears to confirm claims US is providing actionable information to Kyiv

Peter Beaumont, and Julian Borger in Washington

05, May, 2022 @4:04 PM

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US army replaces cake it stole from Italian girl 77 years ago
Meri Mion, 90, was 13 when soldiers took her birthday cake as it cooled on windowsill in San Pietro

Angela Giuffrida

29, Apr, 2022 @11:16 AM

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