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Female veterans fight for a new mission: Fixing Congress
At least 28 female veterans seeking House seats and four vying for the Senate in a record year for female candidates. Fixing Washington is their new mission. Read More
Oklahoma WWI hero draws international interest
Students at Mannsville School hoped renewed interest in Joseph Oklahombi might help the World War I hero be awarded the Medal of Honor. The medal part has been elusive, but the students have drawn the interest of French filmmakers. Read More
Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame nominations sought
The Oklahoma Military Heritage Foundation is accepting nominations through June 1 for inductees into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame. Read More
Berlin to evacuate central train station to defuse WW2 bomb
Berlin's central train station, the Economy Ministry, a museum and part of the Charite hospital will be evacuated on Friday while a World War Two bomb is defused, police said on Wednesday. The 500-kilogram British bomb was found during building work in central Berlin, and all buildings within an 800 metre radius... Read More
Husband and wife accused of gruesome torture and murder
CALIFORNIA -- Calling it calculated, tragic and heartbreaking, Hanford Police Captain Karl Anderson said that this kind of crime just doesn't happen in their community. Monday, Anderson spoke at a news conference about the gruesome torture and murder of a Vietnam War veteran and retired contractor at Naval... Read More
Norman sailor participates in Japanese festival
Fireman George Carter, from Norman, shows a visiting local national how to discharge a CO2 bottle during the Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka Spring Friendship Festival in Japan. The annual festival invites local residents to enjoy food, friendship and activities. [U.S. NAVY PHOTO] Read More
Auto show to benefit MWC Vietnam Memorial Project
The Judge's Char-Grill Charity Car/Bike/Truck Show will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the restaurant, 9201 SE 29, in Midwest City. Read More
For military veterans suffering from PTSD, are service dogs good therapy?
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — Adam Fuller credits a simple, one-word command — and a black Lab mix named J.D. — for helping to save his life. "Cover," he tells J.D., who is sitting to his left in a grassy field next to a park playground. The dog calmly walks to Fuller's right, then sits facing backward. Were someone... Read More
Google employees demand the company pull out of Pentagon AI project
Last month, it was revealed that Google was offering its resources to the US Department of Defense for Project Maven, a research initiative to develop computer vision algorithms that can analyze drone footage. In response, more than 3,100 Google employees have signed a letter urging Google CEO Sundar Pichai to... Read More
Vietnam veterans honored
The first-ever National Vietnam War Veterans Day commemoration event took place at the Oklahoma History Center Thursday. Read More
Veteran kills himself in St. Louis VA hospital waiting room, report says
An unidentified U.S. military veteran committed suicide Monday in the waiting room of a Veterans Affairs hospital in St. Louis. Michelle Woodling, a city police officer, said the 62-year-old killed himself inside the John Cochran VA Medical Center about 4:19 a.m., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Read More
McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Read More
Pico Rivera teacher who bashed military fired by school board, president says
A Pico Rivera teacher whose anti-military rant was caught on video and drew widespread condemnation has been terminated from his post, the school board president said. The El Rancho Unified School District voted unanimously Tuesday evening to fire Gregory Salcido, who taught history at his alma mater El Rancho... Read More
Oklahoma helicopter crewman to be buried at Arlington
Donald Hall was killed in February 1967 while flying a search and recovery mission. Read More
Father's World War II jacket travels a circuitous path not quite home
Jeb Reid got a call about his father's World War II dress uniform jacket that he thought still hung in the closet of his parent's Oklahoma City home. He learned the jacket had traveled around the country for a decade, changing hands, until a collector decided to track down its rightful owner. Read More
Cleveland County recognized for helping homeless veterans
Norman Mayor Lynne Miller recently announced that Cleveland County is the first in the state to “effectively end veteran homelessness” — a designation granted by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More
Oklahoma business briefs for March 16.
Oklahoma business briefs for March 16. Read More
Newly-released DoD video purportedly shows Navy pilot's encounter with UFO
A newly-released video which shows U.S. Navy pilots encountering an unidentified flying object (UFO) in 2015 has garnered calls for more research into what these mysterious objects could be. "What the f--- is that thing?" one pilot can be heard saying in the video. "Wow, what is that, man?" the pilot adds.... Read More
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre announces 2018-19 season lineup
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre has announced the lineup of productions for its 2018-19 season, including the Oklahoma premiere of a Tony Award-winning play, a one-man show featuring an acclaimed stage and screen actor and anniversary celebrations for two iconic musical theater titles. Read More
South Korea: Trump to meet North's Kim by May
No American president has ever met with a North Korea leader. Read More

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