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Members of the Iraqi Navy take part in tactical training on Oct. 21, 2014,  in the mainly Shiite southern city of Basra. (credit: HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senior US Military Officials: Iraqi Army Unlikely To Be Ready To Launch Major ISIS Counteroffensive For Many Months

Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.

10/24/2014

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Officials: Woman at Pentagon Doesn’t Have Ebola

A woman who became ill in the Pentagon parking lot does not have Ebola, Virginia public health authorities said Friday, ending a daylong scare that forced the temporary quarantine of military members going to a Marine Corps ceremony in Washington.

10/17/2014

Smoke rises during airstrikes on the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane by the Kurds, seen from the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: ISIS Gaining Ground Despite US-Led Coalition Airstrikes

The U.S.-led coalition has launched several airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positions in Syria, mainly in and around the town of Kobani near Turkey, where Kurdish fighters captured a strategic hill and brought down the jihadists’ black flag, activists and a Kurdish official said Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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Metro to Open Early Sunday for Army Ten-Miler

Metro trains will start running two hours early on Sunday to help runners traveling to the Army Ten-Miler.

10/10/2014

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks as he takes part in a press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: ‘The More Endangered We Are Here’ As ISIS Gets Stronger

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warns that America could face a terror attack from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as the group continues to grow.

10/09/2014

Smoke rises during airstrikes on the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane by the Kurds, seen from the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, Sanliurfa province, on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Spokesman: ‘We All Need To Prepare Ourselves For The Reality’ ISIS Will Take More Syrian Towns

U.S. and coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, but it may yet fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it, a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.

10/09/2014

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Pentagon: 100 U.S. Marines Heading to Liberia

The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.

10/08/2014

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: No ‘Credible’ Evidence Of Civilians Killed By Syria Airstrikes

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred.

09/25/2014

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Navy Searches For Pilot After Jets Crash Into Pacific Ocean

Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.

09/12/2014

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters take position at a post near the jihadist-held city of Zumar in Mosul province on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Military Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS To Prevent Terror Group From Capturing Vital Iraqi Dam

The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam.

09/07/2014

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