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Oklahoma National Guard hosts deployment ceremony Sunday in Moore
The Oklahoma National Guard will host a send-off on Sunday for 250 soldiers set to deploy to Ukraine. Read More
Oklahoma military veterans head to Standing Rock
Several Oklahoma military veterans are heading to Standing Rock Reservation this weekend to support Native Americans in their protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline near Sioux land. Read More
Tinker-bound flight raises eyebrows in Denver
Colorado-based news outlets are responding after Denver-area residents raised questions about a "mystery plane,'' seen loitering over the city Thursday. Read More
EOC Tech honors veterans during assembly
Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center honored those who served and are serving in the armed forces during two assemblies on Veterans Day with Colonel Jim Putnam as keynote speaker. Read More
'Their spirit is broken': Iraqi forces say 1,000 ISIS fighters killed in Mosul
Iraqi special forces battling to clear Islamic State from eastern Mosul have killed nearly 1,000 militants but fighting has slowed as troops face a mobile enemy hidden among thousands of civilians in the city, a top commander said. Six weeks into a major offensive, Iraqi forces have captured nearly half of... Read More
Del City High School inducts two into alumni hall of fame
Del City High School inducted two graduates into the alumni hall of fame during a recent school assembly. Read More
State briefs
State briefs for Nov. 23 Read More
DLA delivers Thanksgiving meals to troops overseas
[STK] [IN] ARO FOD [SU] EXE FVT -- WITH PHOTO -- TO FOOD, AND NATIONAL EDITORS: DLA delivers Thanksgiving meals to troops overseas PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American troops serving around the world will be able to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the Defense... Read More
Students interview World War II veteran
Students from four Oklahoma City high schools heard from and interviewed a veteran this month at the 45th Infantry Division Museum. Read More
Veterans Day program held at Spanish Cove n Yukon
A Veterans Day Program was held at Spanish Cove Retirement Village in Yukon. Read More
Tinker opens drone engine maintenance center
A new public-private partnership between Rolls-Royce and the U.S. Air Force and its Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex has created a new heavy maintenance center for the F-137 Global Hawk drone. Officials held a ribbon cutting at the center Tuesday morning. Read More
The Midwest City Veterans Day parade honored active, former U.S. armed Forces on Friday
Active and former U.S. armed service members were honored during the fifth annual Midwest City Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2016. Read More
Wanda Jackson, Cyndi Lauper, Ricky Skaggs to play 'America Salutes You' concert Saturday
"America Salutes You,” a concert honoring those who serve in the military, veterans and their families, will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rosemont Theater outside of Chicago in Rosemont, Illinois. “America Salutes You” performers include Oklahoma City Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda... Read More
Retail bargains honor Oklahoma veterans, active military members
Retailers in Oklahoma and across our country will feature discounts on Friday to both active military members and veterans as part of the nation's Veterans Day celebration. Additionally, there are other ways to spend the day, especially for those who have some time off. Read More
Polish army to teach women self-defense for free
The Polish defense ministry launches free nationwide classes for women to learn unarmed combat. The classes will start at 30 military facilities, running from 19 November until 3 June. Polish army instructors will provide the training. The techniques will include defensive postures, how to break holds, and... Read More
Oklahoma consumer advocates offer free financial readiness resources, consumer protection to active-duty military and vets
Oklahoma is home to more than 18,000 active duty military personnel and their families. This group has unique financial needs. They are also particularly attractive to businesses – ethical and unethical alike - because they are statistically earn healthy incomes, have young children and shop... Read More
State briefs
State briefs for Nov. 11 Read More
Oklahoma celebrates Veterans Day with events
A number of events are scheduled across Oklahoma this weekend to honor those who served in the U.S. armed forces. Read More
Oklahoma State University to dedicate Veteran Success Center, honor Vietnam veterans
Oklahoma State University will celebrate Veterans Day with ceremonies in Stillwater Friday dedicating the new campus Veteran Success Center and recognizing OSU as a Purple Heart University. Read More
Yukon Library offers World War I program
The Mabel C. Fry Public Library, 1200 Lakeshore Drive, will present a program on the story of World War I at 7 p.m. Thursday. Read More

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Tinker opens drone engine maintenance center

Nov 15A new public-private partnership between Rolls-Royce and the U.S....

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After 30 years, soldier gets ready for quiet retirement

Aug 10Col. Max Moss, public information officer of the Oklahoma National...

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This Week in Politics: Email Investigation, Potential Running Mates, Afghanistan

Jul 6Slowing down the troop withdrawal in Afghanistan; When can we...

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Chip shape to ship shape

May 27Bill Schmid and his children, William and Elizabeth, scraped paint...

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Civil Air Patrol

May 26 The organization is an official auxiliary of the United States Air...