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> Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 23:02:47 +0000
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> Veterans of recent wars running for office in record numbers
> http://www.stripes.com/veterans-of-recent-wars-running-for-office-in-record-numbers-1.196046?localLinksEnabled=false
> Veterans from the recent wars are running for national office in record numbers, and an independent analysis group is predicting that Congress could see an increase in lawmakers with military experience for the first time in 32 years. >
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> Insurgent group wants all foreign troops gone before election
> http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/afghanistan/insurgent-group-wants-all-foreign-troops-gone-before-election-1.196029?localLinksEnabled=false
> One of the main insurgent groups in Afghanistan has floated the possibility of participating in the country’s 2014 presidential election — with a major caveat. >
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> Agreement grants Okinawans access to US bases during emergencies
> http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/okinawa/agreement-grants-okinawans-access-to-us-bases-during-emergencies-1.195998?localLinksEnabled=false
> Some Okinawa residents found out Monday that U.S. military bases on the island could be lifesavers. >
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> With election day set, many Afghans doubt vote will be fair
> http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/afghanistan/with-election-day-set-many-afghans-doubt-vote-will-be-fair-1.196027?localLinksEnabled=false
> Now that Afghanistan’s election commission has set a date for the next presidential poll, the difficult work of preparing for a vote in a rural, mountainous country still at war begins. Many Afghans are skeptical the election can be free and fair amid the possibility of violence, fraud and even snow-bound villagers being denied the vote by Mother Nature. >
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> Prosecutors allege five women involved in Sinclair case
> http://www.stripes.com/news/army/prosecutors-allege-five-women-involved-in-sinclair-case-1.196022?localLinksEnabled=false
> Allegations revealed during Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Allen Sinclair’s Article 32 hearing this morning accuse him of having sexual encounters with five women since 2008 and using his position as a one-star general to coerce one of them into continuing the relationship. >
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> Ramstein elementary students pick Obama over Romney in mock election
> http://www.stripes.com/news/ramstein-elementary-students-pick-obama-over-romney-in-mock-election-1.196053?localLinksEnabled=false
> Gov. Mitt Romney didn’t have to work hard to win the favor of some students at Ramstein Elementary School. Some said they voted for Romney in the school’s mock election Monday because he has “good eyelashes” and nice hair “that looks like it had gel in it.” >
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> Iron Chef wows Yokota crowd with his cooking skills
> http://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/japan/iron-chef-wows-yokota-crowd-with-his-cooking-skills-1.196002?localLinksEnabled=false
> World-class cuisine and military bases usually don’t go together. That stands to change, at least a little, after “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto cooked his way around Yokota Air Base on Sunday and Monday. >
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> Use of drones by Seattle police strikes a nerve
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/use-of-drones-by-seattle-police-strikes-a-nerve-1.196079?localLinksEnabled=false
> For years, law-enforcement agencies, including several in the Seattle area, have used helicopters and airplanes for search-and-rescue missions, manhunts, SWAT-team operations, traffic control and car chases. So why have plans by Seattle police and other enforcement agencies to deploy unmanned drones drawn such intense fire? >
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> ‘Resilient’ military children at Carlisle getting the help they need
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/resilient-military-children-at-carlisle-getting-the-help-they-need-1.196078?localLinksEnabled=false
> It takes 10 months to graduate from the U.S. Army War College’s resident program. Soldiers travel from all over the country to complete the program, which generally involves moving families into the Carlisle Barracks community. Among those families are a group of individuals that Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Director Liz Knouse calls “resilient.” >
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> Catania runway renovations divert some flights to Sigonella
> http://www.stripes.com/news/catania-runway-renovations-divert-some-flights-to-sigonella-1.196045?localLinksEnabled=false
> Some commercial flights into the international airport in Catania, Sicily, are being diverted to the shared Italian-U.S. Navy military base at Sigonella for the next 30 days during runway renovations, officials said. >
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> Mojave Cross to be re-erected on Veterans Day
> http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/mojave-cross-to-be-re-erected-on-veterans-day-1.196064?localLinksEnabled=false
> It’s been a long legal battle that lasted more than a decade, but now, Henry and Wanda Sandoz of Yucca Valley will finally be able to keep a promise they made to a dying friend and veteran nearly 30 years ago. >
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> El Paso army reservist recruits flash mob in his marriage pitch
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/el-paso-army-reservist-recruits-flash-mob-in-his-marriage-pitch-1.196052?localLinksEnabled=false
> A fake birthday party turned into a flash-mob wedding proposal Sunday afternoon at Memorial Park. Sharon Lopez was astonished when a dancing crowd, among them her boyfriend, Jesse Lagunas, showed up unexpectedly to the party she was attending. Lagunas, who is in the Army Reserves, had told Lopez he was at a military training. >
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> Prosecutors in Afghanistan massacre case face tough challenge
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/prosecutors-in-afghanistan-massacre-case-face-tough-challenge-1.196042?localLinksEnabled=false
> The case presents a challenge to Army prosecutors, who must link Staff Sgt. Robert Bales to a crime scene and victims even though U.S. forensic investigators were given limited access. Afghan survivors have already expressed little confidence in the military legal system and balked at having some crucial witnesses testify. >
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> Military families hiring photographers to capture homecomings
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/military-families-hiring-photographers-to-capture-homecomings-1.196048?localLinksEnabled=false
> When Amanda Page’s soldier husband returned from Afghanistan, she wanted to record the moment on film. But carrying around the couple’s 9-month-old daughter, a diaper bag and a camera seemed like a little too much for Page. >
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> Jury selection starts in court-martial of sixth soldier accused in Pvt. Danny Chen case
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/jury-selection-starts-in-court-martial-of-sixth-soldier-accused-in-pvt-danny-chen-case-1.196044?localLinksEnabled=false
> Jury selection began Monday afternoon at Fort Bragg for the sixth soldier accused in the Pvt. Danny Chen suicide case. The court-martial for Sgt. Jeffrey T. Hurst was delayed until 1:30 p.m. because four potential jurors failed to show up. >
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> Massive move of federal personnel records in Missouri almost complete
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/massive-move-of-federal-personnel-records-in-missouri-almost-complete-1.196047?localLinksEnabled=false
> Every workday for 18 months, sweating workers have hefted 5,500 bulky cardboard boxes from tractor-trailers and slipped them, one by one, onto tall steel shelves. The last box arrives Tuesday. >
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> Many decades later, a veteran seeks peace of mind
> http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/many-decades-later-a-veteran-seeks-peace-of-mind-1.196066?localLinksEnabled=false
> At 90 years old and with his mind fading, Emmanuel K. Nicosia finds himself reliving moments from the Second World War that for decades he refused to revisit. >
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> Florida veteran combines food truck, irregular warfare
> http://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/florida-veteran-combines-food-truck-irregular-warfare-1.196067?localLinksEnabled=false
> There probably is only one food truck in the world where the owner will take a break from slicing Baltimore pit beef to edit and post articles on irregular warfare for a website featuring contributions by the likes of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. >
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