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The Buffalo News
Niagara air base supporters fret over impact of wind turbine project on its futurehe said. Sample’s letters “reflect an informal review, only a limited review,”
Niagara air base supporters fret over impact of wind turbine project on its future
The Buffalo News / Posted an hour ago
he said. Sample’s letters “reflect an informal review, only a limited review,” Engert said of the letter from the Defense Department official. “Neither an informal nor formal review would ever answer the most pressing question facing... Read more
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The Washington Times
BRIAN SLATTERY & RACHEL ZISSIMOS: Military environmental programs weaken readinesssecurity — on par with North Korean nukes or terrorism. He thus “justifies” the
BRIAN SLATTERY & RACHEL ZISSIMOS: Military environmental programs weaken readiness
The Washington Times / Posted 3 hours ago
security — on par with North Korean nukes or terrorism. He thus “justifies” the allocation of scarce resources within the Defense Department to feel-good power projects driven by arbitrary energy consumption and production targets rather than... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte fills up only half of 30 Cabinet-level poststhe 30 Cabinet posts a month before he assumes the presidency, but he has yet t
Duterte fills up only half of 30 Cabinet-level posts
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 hours ago
the 30 Cabinet posts a month before he assumes the presidency, but he has yet to name secretaries to head two key posts—the Defense Department and the Department of the Interior and Local Government. In a radio interview Monday, former national... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Linkshow many Florida Democrats voted for Bush, but it is clear that they diverted m
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 10 hours ago
how many Florida Democrats voted for Bush, but it is clear that they diverted more votes from Gore than Nader did. RE: The Defense Department is ruining America: Big budgets, militarization and the real story behind our Asia pivot This bit... Read more
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Roll Call
Remembering Overlooked Black SoldiersHonor for African-American war heroes.) Leland and I pushed for an independent
Remembering Overlooked Black Soldiers
Roll Call / Posted 11 hours ago
Honor for African-American war heroes.) Leland and I pushed for an independent study that was eventually authorized by the Defense Department, through a grant to Shaw University in North Carolina, to determine why dozens of African- American... Read more
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Salon.com
Our Memorial Day collision course with fascism: Donald Trump and the new American militarismin military fatigues, embraces the surprised child in a joyous reunion, a caref
Our Memorial Day collision course with fascism: Donald Trump and the new American militarism
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
in military fatigues, embraces the surprised child in a joyous reunion, a carefully choreographed moment brought to us by Defense Department publicity experts who realized long ago the propaganda value of such heartwarming moments. As this... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Honors for Fallen Soldier from Medinaat the base. And ironically another Richard Clarke, Major General Richard Clark
Honors for Fallen Soldier from Medina
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 hours ago
at the base. And ironically another Richard Clarke, Major General Richard Clarke, who commands the unit, is quoted in a Defense Department story. "Last year, a mother of Paratrooper Sgt. Shaina Schmigel, who was at the drop zone, inspired me as... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia vow enhanced security cooperationLaos to discuss ways to address rising crimes, piracy, kidnapping and smuggling
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia vow enhanced security cooperation
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Laos to discuss ways to address rising crimes, piracy, kidnapping and smuggling in the area. In a statement, the defense department said the leaders agreed to ensure timely sharing of relevant information and direct their respective... Read more
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Breitbart
Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbug’ Reaches U.S.colistin, the “antibiotic of last resort.” She was treated at an outpatient mi
Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbug’ Reaches U.S.
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
colistin, the “antibiotic of last resort.” She was treated at an outpatient military facility in Pennsylvania, with the Defense Department and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center involved in her case. CNN adds that the patient had not... Read more
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TribLIVE
Military medals review offers chance to properly honor those who servedthe first seven Medal of Honor awards in Iraq and Afghanistan were issued for a
Military medals review offers chance to properly honor those who served
TribLIVE / Posted 21 hours ago
the first seven Medal of Honor awards in Iraq and Afghanistan were issued for actions that resulted in death, the Defense Department in 2010 clarified that a person did not have to die to earn the award. The last 11 awarded for the War on... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Russell amendment to defense bill becomes battlefront in culture warsave the overall legislation. The defense policy bill is always one of the most
Russell amendment to defense bill becomes battlefront in culture war
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
save the overall legislation. The defense policy bill is always one of the most important of the year, and the 2017 legislation includes major reforms for military organization, weapons purchasing, military justice and Defense Department health c... Read more
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Orange County Register
Defense Department uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimonyOur Defenders. The group’s president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
Defense Department uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Our Defenders. The group’s president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. “The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process,” he wrote. “Yet... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
No post for Lenibut announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former national
No post for Leni
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
but announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former national treasurer Leonor Briones to head the Department of Education and Benjamin Diokno to retake his old post at the Department of Budget and Management. Briones,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
The boss has spoken: No Cabinet post yet for LeniThe Department of Education rolls out the program this school year. Duterte sa
The boss has spoken: No Cabinet post yet for Leni
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
The Department of Education rolls out the program this school year. Duterte said he had also chosen appointees for the defense department, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Land Transportation Office (LTO), Bureau of Internal Revenue and... Read more
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Lake Placid News
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-freeCoast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service fla
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-free
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
Coast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service flags are those that have been approved by the Defense Department, including Blue Star and Gold Star banners put on display by family of military personnel who died in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Preparations for Zika are slowwarnings also loom. And still, Congress fritters away precious time on a disput
Preparations for Zika are slow
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
warnings also loom. And still, Congress fritters away precious time on a dispute over funding that amounts to what the Defense Department spends every seven hours. As befuddling as Congress' refusal to approve funds for the Zika response is,... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-freeCoast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service fla
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-free
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
Coast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service flags are those that have been approved by the Defense Department, including Blue Star and Gold Star banners put on display by family of military personnel who died in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Rody picks Briones, DioknoCITY: Incoming President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte wants former National Treasurer
Rody picks Briones, Diokno
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
CITY: Incoming President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte wants former National Treasurer Leonor Briones to be the Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) and Benjamin Diokno to head the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). For the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-freeCoast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service fla
New Yorkers reminded patriotic flags are tax-free
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
Coast Guard, and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flags. Military service flags are those that have been approved by the Defense Department, including Blue Star and Gold Star banners put on display by family of military personnel who died in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruptionleft the Singapore office that year to become a senior contracting executive fo
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruption
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
left the Singapore office that year to become a senior contracting executive for the Justice Department and later for the Defense Department. Prosecutors have accused him of maintaining a relationship with Francis while he worked in... Read more
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Sun Star
Duterte picks Briones for DepEd, Diokno for DBMCabinet but announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former
Duterte picks Briones for DepEd, Diokno for DBM
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
Cabinet but announced on Saturday night he already offered positions to former National Treasurer Leonor Briones for the Department of Education (DepEd) and Benjamin Diokno for the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). On Tuesday, he... Read more
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USA Today
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
USA Today / Posted yesterday
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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Island Packet
Remembering an elite soldier: ‘Memorial Day has a whole new meaning for me now’1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31 - have been killed in Iraq since Wheeler. E
Remembering an elite soldier: ‘Memorial Day has a whole new meaning for me now’
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31 - have been killed in Iraq since Wheeler. Eleven more U.S. troops and a civilian Defense Department employee have been killed in action in Afghanistan since the U.S. military shifted to a support mission... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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First Coast News
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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5KSDK St. Louis
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Study: Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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KVUE-TV Austin
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first yearas those in their second month of military service. The research, published We
Soldiers at highest risk for suicide tries in first year
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
as those in their second month of military service. The research, published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry, confirms what Defense Department data have shown during the past five years: More than half of the troops who attempt suicide are young,... Read more
36 related stories
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KGTV San Diego
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimonyOur Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Our Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. "The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process," he wrote. "Yet... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Remembering an elite soldier: ‘Memorial Day has a whole new meaning for me now’1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31 - have been killed in Iraq since Wheeler. E
Remembering an elite soldier: ‘Memorial Day has a whole new meaning for me now’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31 - have been killed in Iraq since Wheeler. Eleven more U.S. troops and a civilian Defense Department employee have been killed in action in Afghanistan since the U.S. military shifted to a support mission... Read more
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Salon.com
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimonyOur Defenders. The group’s president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Our Defenders. The group’s president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. “The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process,” he wrote. “Yet... Read more
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Salon.com
The Defense Department is ruining America: Big budgets, militarization and the real story behind our Asia pivotstrategy his entire career. America’s nuclear weapons program has been an abidi
The Defense Department is ruining America: Big budgets, militarization and the real story behind our Asia pivot
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
strategy his entire career. America’s nuclear weapons program has been an abiding interest at least since Bill Clinton’s Defense Department hired him as assistant secretary in 1993. Obama inherited him, as he did Robert Gates, and put Carter in... Read more
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ABC News
DOD Uses Undisclosed Files to Defend Sex Assault TestimonyOur Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
DOD Uses Undisclosed Files to Defend Sex Assault Testimony
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Our Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. "The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process," he wrote. "Yet... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US-Philippine relations under DuterteAPCSS happens to be an academic institute of the US Department of Defense – one
US-Philippine relations under Duterte
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
APCSS happens to be an academic institute of the US Department of Defense – one of the five regional study centers of the Defense Department in fact – whose focus is in addressing regional and global security issues. The center invites military... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Mindanao lady general for DND?former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro of Tarlac hesitates accepting Duterte’
Mindanao lady general for DND?
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
former Defense Secretary Gilbert Teodoro of Tarlac hesitates accepting Duterte’s invitation for him to head the defense department again, there is somebody else who fits the post, while at the same time being an accomplished woman and a... Read more
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Naples Daily News
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimonyOur Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Our Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. "The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process," he wrote. "Yet... Read more
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Air Force Times
DoD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimonyOur Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back
DoD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
Our Defenders. The group's president, retired Col. Don Christensen, fired back at the Pentagon in a statement Friday. "The Defense Department repeatedly accused Protect Our Defenders of misunderstanding the military justice process," he wrote. "Yet... Read more
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