Stars and Stripes Daily Headlines

Category: Military, Defense

Turkish fear of Syrian attack prompted Patriot request
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> NATO is preparing to deploy Patriot missile batteries in Turkey for the first time in about a decade amid Turkish fears that Syria may launch a punitive missile attack against the country for backing Syrian rebels. >
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> Mountain-climbing Wounded Warrior provides inspiration
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> Army Staff Sgt. Dan Nevins climbed Mount Kilimanjaro two years ago. He is a champion cutting-horse rider; today, he will surf for the first time. Nevins is also a double, below-the-knee amputee. >
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> Mass. Maritime ship a Thanksgiving safe haven for relief workers
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> Aboard the Massachusetts Maritime Academy training ship T.S. Kennedy, tired emergency workers lingered at breakfast in the crew’s mess, enjoying their first day off in 2½ weeks of 12-hour days, helping those who had lost their homes and businesses to Superstorm Sandy. >
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> Southern N.J. families hosted Coast Guard recruits for Thanksgiving
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> Families in southern New Jersey opened their homes on Thanksgiving Day to dozens of U.S. Coast Guard recruits from the Training Center Cape May. >
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> Va. veteran still ‘gung-ho’ about Marine Corps at 96
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> Everett Grob last served in the military 59 years ago, but the values the Marine Corps instilled have stuck with him every day of his life. In recent months, the 96-year-old has had to draw on the principles of courage and inner strength more than ever before.

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