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> USAREUR announces civilian cuts, but employees may be spared
> http://www.stripes.com/news/usareur-announces-civilian-cuts-but-employees-may-be-spared-1.198879?localLinksEnabled=false
> U.S. Army Europe announced Friday that it will eliminate 160 civilian positions by the end of September 2013 in a new round of cuts directed by the Department of the Army. Positions tapped for elimination are within USAREUR Headquarters, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Joint Multinational Training Command and the command’s brigade combat teams. >
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> Obama to be briefed on ethics review of top officers
> http://www.stripes.com/news/obama-to-be-briefed-on-ethics-review-of-top-officers-1.198901?localLinksEnabled=false
> The Pentagon will soon brief President Barack Obama on the results of an ethics review of generals and admirals that was ordered in the wake of a string of scandals among top officers, Defense Department officials said Friday. >
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> NATO activates Allied Land Command in Turkey
> http://www.stripes.com/news/nato-activates-allied-land-command-in-turkey-1.198895?localLinksEnabled=false
> NATO Allied Land Command, the alliance’s new headquarters in charge of land force planning, officially activated Friday at its new home in Izmir, Turkey. >
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> Spice-peddling soldier faces stiff sentence
> http://www.stripes.com/news/spice-peddling-soldier-faces-stiff-sentence-1.198841?localLinksEnabled=false
> A South Korean prosecutor wants a 12-year prison sentence for a U.S. soldier accused of selling synthetic marijuana, saying the harsh punishment would prove the country does not treat U.S. military crime lightly. >
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> US military institutes ‘buddy program’ for troops in Japan
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us-military-institutes-buddy-program-for-troops-in-japan-1.198840?localLinksEnabled=false
> The U.S. military instituted a “buddy program” Friday for all servicemembers in Japan going to off-base bars and other places that serve liquor. >
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> Senate OK’s military spending on biofuel refineries
> http://www.stripes.com/news/senate-ok-s-military-spending-on-biofuel-refineries-1.198837?localLinksEnabled=false
> The Senate passed an amendment to the 2013 defense authorization bill Thursday that allows the military to spend money on biofuel refinery construction, the second measure approved this week that removes restrictions on the Defense Department’s long-term energy plans. >
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> Sailor sentenced to 3 years for slashing shipmate with hatchet
> http://www.stripes.com/news/sailor-sentenced-to-3-years-for-slashing-shipmate-with-hatchet-1.198839?localLinksEnabled=false
> A former USS Bonhomme Richard sailor who slashed a shipmate with a hatchet pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and was sentenced to three years in prison by a court-martial jury Thursday night. >
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> Okinawans file noise lawsuit against US government
> http://www.stripes.com/news/okinawans-file-noise-lawsuit-against-us-government-1.198838?localLinksEnabled=false
> Residents around Kadena Air Base filed a lawsuit Friday against the U.S government over aircraft noise, seeking about $2.7 million in compensation and a halt to U.S. nighttime flights. >
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> Navy Seabee commander relieved of duty
> http://www.stripes.com/news/navy-seabee-commander-relieved-of-duty-1.198831?localLinksEnabled=false
> The commanding officer of a Navy Seabee battalion was fired Monday for mismanagement, the Navy announced this week. >
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> New 7th CSC commander emphasizes reservists’ importance
> http://www.stripes.com/news/new-7th-csc-commander-emphasizes-reservists-importance-1.198887?localLinksEnabled=false
> Citizen soldiers in Europe will play a critical role in supporting the nation’s defense strategy as the U.S. military transitions out of Afghanistan and operates on a tighter budget, says the new commander of the 7th Civil Support Command. >
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> Marine officer on Okinawa fined for trespassing
> http://www.stripes.com/news/marine-officer-on-okinawa-fined-for-trespassing-1.198833?localLinksEnabled=false
> A Japanese court fined a Marine officer 100,000 yen (about $1,250) for trespassing in an Okinawa home after a night of drinking. >
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> Iran says military attack won’t end its nuclear work
> http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/iraq/iran-says-military-attack-won-t-end-its-nuclear-work-1.198914?localLinksEnabled=false
> A military attack wouldn’t stop Iran’s nuclear work and may prompt the Persian Gulf nation to exit the treaty that compels atomic inspections, said Iranian diplomat Ali Asghar Soltanieh. >
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> Siblings serving overseas unexpectedly run into each other in Kandahar
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/siblings-serving-overseas-unexpectedly-run-into-each-other-in-kandahar-1.198878?localLinksEnabled=false
> U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nathan Hallman and his brother, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Micah Hallman, were granted permission to hang out and play pool before Micah Hallman had to leave for his mission. >
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> Video of attack on US Marine officer shows it’s murder, Philippine authorities say
> http://www.stripes.com/news/us/video-of-attack-on-us-marine-officer-shows-it-s-murder-philippine-authorities-say-1.198881?localLinksEnabled=false
> Citing a piece of security video footage as their main evidence, prosecutors in the Philippines are pressing murder charges instead of the bailable offense of homicide against the four suspects in last week’s killing of George Anikow, a U.S. Marine officer and husband of an American diplomat. .

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