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Reserve team medals at international military competition

Scott Branning led the team comprised of 12 Air Force Reservists, an Army Reservist and an Army National Guardsman.After training at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, the team traveled to the German Infantry School at Hammelburg to practice with the German team.

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Luncheon notes appreciation for military women

Mayor Richard Anderson read a proclamation declaring the first Saturday of August to be Military Women Appreciation Day in Kingman.Guest speaker Susan Johnson-Molina, Prescott VA Women’s Health Program manager for the Women Veterans Program, as well as other community leaders in veteran’s programs spoke of various issues affecting women veterans today.

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Banz honored by Military Hall of Fame

Gary Banz, a former teacher and basketball coach at Ada High School, will be honored by the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame on Oct.Dollar Distinguished Service Award for creating the Oklahoma Honor Flights organization in 2009 for Honor Flights to Washington, D.

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Turkish – Russian military chiefs postpone meeting

SIRNAK (APP): A high-level meeting scheduled for Friday between Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart has been postponed, a military source told Anadolu Agency late Thursday.The move comes after the Turkish Army and anti-Daesh coalition air forces launched military operations early Wednesday in northern Syria to clear Jarabulus of the terrorists.

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Building a fence brings community, military together

, partnered with six Lithuanian Airmen and Soldiers and local national contractors each day to build the new fence and interact with the local population.I am amazed with the work they did and how they communicated with the Lithuanian Soldiers.

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War-scarred British military veterans face healthcare ‘postcode lottery’

With the exception of NHS Wales – and in spite of a pledge by NHS Scotland – specialist services across the UK are too inconsistent to provide for the particular needs of military veterans, says SSAFA head Air Vice Marshal David Murray.He said the healthcare experience of veterans in England could be “variable” with services sometimes “failing to understand their unique experiences or specific needs.

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War veteran charts plan to celebrate military heritage

Captain D P Ramachandran, a veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war living in Chennai, has decided it's time to fight a new battle - to salvage and celebrate every memory in the arsenal of India's.Even though some of the Indian soldiers fought under the British flag in the pre-Independence era, the fact is that they were soldiers," says Ramachandran, who is launching his site (coloursofglory.

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-'Iran, Russia may resume Syria military work'

The recent operation was carried out in cooperation with Iran’s military advisors, Russian air support and an effective participation of the Syrian army on the ground," he said.Strategic relations between Iran and Russia, he said, have not come to an end, adding more military cooperation of the kind “depends on developments on the ground in Syria.

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US, Russia Renew Push for Elusive Agreement on Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov were meeting in Geneva as part of a new U.bid to enlist Russia as a partner in Syria as the fighting becomes more volatile and complicated with the introduction of Turkish ground forces.

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Turkish PM vows to continue Syria military operations

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish prime minister vows to continue military operations in Syria until there's no "terror" threat to Turkey from the war-torn neighbor.Friday's remarks by Binali Yildirim follow Turkey's incursion into Syria.