American Forces Press Service

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Name: American Forces Press Service
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Hagel Lauds Ukraine’s Forces In Meeting With Defense Minister

ByDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel praised the actions of the Ukrainian armed forces in their current engagements in eastern Ukraine and pledged continued U.S. support for their efforts, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said.Hagel made ... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Responder demystifies calling Military Crisis Line for help

By Terri Moon CronkAmerican Forces Press ServiceWhen someone is in crisis and feeling despondent, reaching out for help is a stronger step to take than doing nothing, which can lead to a worsening state, a Military Crisis Line responder told American ... [Published Guidon - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

US Beefs Up Embassy Security In Iraq

ByPresident Barack Obama approved a net increase of about 350 additional military personnel on the ground in Baghdad providing security at the U.S. Embassy compound and its support facilities, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said last ... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Officials Expand Space-tracking Website

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Press Service issued the following news: Defense Department officials announced additions to its space situational awareness program's Space-Track.org website.... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

US Registers Concern To China For Dangerous Intercept Of Plane

ByBy Amaani LyleThe Defense Department has expressed its concern to Chinese diplomatic officials about an Aug. 19 incident in which an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted a dangerous intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft, Pentagon Press ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ferguson analysis: United States has militarized local policing, say experts

In the wake of the Ferguson civil unrest and police response, during a press conference at the White House on Monday, President Barack Obama urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped local law enforcement departments with surplus military ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Military Health System Protects Global Health, Official Says

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the Department of Defense American Forces Press Service:The Military Health System is under-recognized as a strategic asset to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

RIP Robin Williams

• 12:17 pm CommentsYesterday, the world lost one of its great talents. Robin Williams was found dead in his home Monday from an apparent suicide. The sadness of his loss is matched only by the joy he brought the world over his life.[embedded content ... [Published In The Fray Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hagel Discusses Budget, Sequestration in Stuttgart

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the Department of Defense American Forces Press Service:By Jim GaramoneDoD News, Defense Media ActivityThough it is not news to service members that the Defense Department has taken severe budget ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Hagel, Modi Discuss Deepening Cooperation

ByDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel met in New Delhi today with top leaders in India’s new government to discuss deepening the cooperation between the world’s largest democracy and the world’s oldest democracy.In statements summarizing Hagel’s meetings with ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Hpv Vaccine Provides Important Safeguards, Health Official Says

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Press Service issued the following press release:Human papillomavirus is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. It can lead to cervical and anal cancer ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 08 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 4 reports

A General Writes the First After-Action Report on the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: Why We Lost

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ book sparked a firestorm upon its release in January, although you would never have predicted it by its humdrum title: Duty. But recently retired Army lieutenant general Daniel Bolger, who played key roles in Afghanistan ... [Published TIME.com - May 23 2014]

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...the lack of news coverage and lack of controversy over the prospect of giving the U S warfighters so much leeway in operating within U S borders. "Imagine if President George W Bush announced this increased use of military resources stateside. Does anyone doubt the media frenzy as well a the vitriol that would emanate from Democrats in both houses of the U S Congress?" Baker asked rhetorically
committee. "Seventy to 75 percent of young people today have a high"

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Garrison Nelson: Jim Jeffords, reluctant rebel [Published VTDigger.org - Sep 14 2014]
Hagel Lauds Ukraine’s Forces In Meeting With De... [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 05 2014]
Responder demystifies calling Military Crisis L... [Published Guidon - Sep 04 2014]
US Beefs Up Embassy Security In Iraq [Published Eurasia Review - Sep 03 2014]
Officials Expand Space-tracking Website [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 26 2014]
Officials Expand Space-tracking Website [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 26 2014]
US Registers Concern To China For Dangerous Int... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 22 2014]
Ferguson analysis: United States has militarize... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 19 2014]
Make Lunch, Not War [Published REASON Online - Aug 16 2014]
Military Health System Protects Global Health, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 15 2014]
RIP Robin Williams [Published In The Fray Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Robin Williams, Boisterous Comedy Star, Dead at 63 [Published KSTP - Aug 12 2014]
Actor Robin Williams Dies at age 63 [Published KSTP - Aug 12 2014]
Hagel: Military Remains Ready to Assist Iraq, P... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 09 2014]
Hagel Discusses Budget, Sequestration in Stuttgart [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 09 2014]
Hagel Emphasizes Importance of Asia-Pacific Par... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 09 2014]
Hagel, Modi Discuss Deepening Cooperation [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 08 2014]
Hpv Vaccine Provides Important Safeguards, Heal... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 08 2014]
Eve of ‘The War That Didn’t End All Wars’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 30 2014]
First U.S. Advisors Arrive in Iraq [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 25 2014]
Medal of Honor Recipient to Fellow Marines: ‘I ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 20 2014]
The Bergdahl ‘Controversy’ and the Embrace of M... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 03 2014]
Breaking: President Obama Visits U.S. Troops in... [Published The Moderate Voice - May 26 2014]
A General Writes the First After-Action Report ... [Published TIME.com - May 23 2014]
A General Writes the First After-Action Report ... [Published Swampland - May 23 2014]
A General Writes the First After-Action Report ... [Published The China Blog - May 23 2014]
A General Writes the First After-Action Report ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - May 23 2014]
Serbia: Pentagon Sends Aid for Balkans Flood Re... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
Military Join Efforts to Battle Southern Califo... [Published The Moderate Voice - May 16 2014]
Military Week in Photos [Published The Moderate Voice - May 16 2014]
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Eve of ‘The War That Didn’t End All Wars’ [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 30 2014]
Yesterday, June 28, marked the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, an event that would spark World War I. The Defense Department has put together an excellent collection ...
First U.S. Advisors Arrive in Iraq [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 25 2014]
Nick Simeone at American Forces Press Service (AFPS) reports : “The first U.S. service members ordered to Iraq to help the Iraqi military counter an advancing Sunni insurgency have arrived in the country, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. ...
Medal of Honor Recipient to Fellow Marines: ‘I ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 20 2014]
On Wednesday, Patrick Edaburn linked to the amazing story of how Medal of Honor nominee Marine Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter made an “astonishing medical recovery” after he was almost blown apart by a hand grenade in Afghanistan in 2010. Yesterday, ...
The Bergdahl ‘Controversy’ and the Embrace of M... [Published The Moderate Voice - Jun 03 2014]
Volumes have already been written on the so-called controversies surrounding the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — and many more will be written even before all the facts are in. The American Forces Press Service just published the views of ...
Breaking: President Obama Visits U.S. Troops in... [Published The Moderate Voice - May 26 2014]
From the New York Times — Updates to follow: President Obama made a surprise trip to Afghanistan on Sunday to visit American troops there, landing at Bagram Airfield outside the capital, Kabul, for the first time since a visit in 2012 when he signed ...
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