National Guard News

Finale episode of 'Chain of Command' shows how 3rd Group coped with loss of 4 soldiers

Stars & Stripes - 50 min 12 sec ago
The episode, 'Part 8, 'Why We Fight' will once again feature Fort Bragg soldiers, who have played a key role throughout not only the series but the long-running war on terror.

Sailor who died after spinning helicopter blade hit him at Camp Pendleton was a flight surgeon

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 8 min ago
Military officials on Sunday, Feb. 25 identified Navy Lt. James E. Mazzuchelli as the Sailor who died following injuries he sustained in a helicopter accident last week.

Oodles of oohs and ughs in the Pyeongchang Games

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 26 min ago
Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore.

4 critically injured after reported blast in UK's Leicester

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 38 min ago
Leicestershire Police initially asked the public to stay away from the road where the explosion happened while first responders tended to what was described as a "major incident."

Research: Parkland shooting ‘crisis actor’ videos lead users to ‘conspiracy ecosystem’ on YouTube

Stars & Stripes - 5 hours 44 min ago
Viewers who started searching for information on people who supposedly play roles as mass shooting survivors to push gun control soon could find themselves tumbling down a rabbit hole of conspiracies about the the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the JFK assassination and Pizzagate.

Republicans urge Florida governor to suspend Broward sheriff

Stars & Stripes - 6 hours 13 min ago
Gov. Rick Scott called on the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Sunday to review how police handled the response to the shooting.

Nigerian government acknowledges 110 girls still missing

Stars & Stripes - 8 hours 42 min ago
Nigeria's government acknowledged Sunday that 110 girls remain missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked their town. Frustrated family members already had compiled a list of missing girls after saying officials were being slow to respond.

More governors willing to consider gun law changes after Florida shooting

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 3 min ago
At the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, state leaders expressed willingness to consider new limits on gun ownership and stepped-up efforts to address mental-health factors.

Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 17 min ago
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump.

Democratic memo: 6 key points in Schiff’s rebuttal

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 31 min ago
The document pushes back on a number of claims Republicans made in a memo released earlier this month concerning the FBI’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Marine followed in uncle's footsteps, walking the walk in WWII

Stars & Stripes - 9 hours 42 min ago
Sometimes the way a person walks is enough to inspire another person to follow in the same footsteps. That was the case for World War II veteran Edward B. "Andy" Enterline.

Feinstein loses California Democratic Party’s endorsement

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 13 min ago
Just 37 percent of delegates to the statewide convention backed Feinstein in her bid for a fifth full term, while than 54 percent backed state Sen. Kevin de León.

Sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during Parkland shooting

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 35 min ago
The Florida sheriff whose department responded to this month's high school massacre defended his leadership Sunday while insisting that only one of his deputies was on the scene as the gunman killed 14 students and three staff members.

With 23 medals, Team USA falls short of expectations at Pyeongchang Olympics

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 43 min ago
American athletes finished in either fourth, fifth or sixth place 35 times, potential medals if the U.S. Olympian had been a split-second faster or perhaps had impressed a judge just a bit more.

3 dead from severe weather in Arkansas, Kentucky

Stars & Stripes - 10 hours 48 min ago
Severe thunderstorms spawned suspected tornadoes and triggered widespread flooding that left at least three people dead in Kentucky and Arkansas.

Syrian Kurdish leader detained in Prague on Turkey's request

Stars & Stripes - 11 hours 12 min ago
Czech authorities detained a former leader of a Syrian Kurdish political party under an Interpol red notice that was based on Turkey's request for his arrest, Turkish and Syrian Kurdish officials said Sunday.

NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement

Stars & Stripes - 12 hours 13 min ago
Dana Loesch is the new public face of the National Rifle Association, an organization long associated with older white men.

UN peacekeepers in South Sudan accused of paying for sex

Stars & Stripes - 12 hours 52 min ago
The U.N. in recent years has struggled to deal with numerous cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by peacekeepers in some of the world's poorest nations.

Violence drops in Syrian capital, its suburbs after UN vote

Stars & Stripes - 13 hours 48 min ago
Despite a drop in intensity, shelling and bombardment in the Syrian capital and its embattled eastern suburbs killed at least six people Sunday following the U.N. Security Council's unanimous approval of a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, opposition activists and residents of Damascus said.

France thwarts 2 attempted terror attacks since January

Stars & Stripes - 15 hours 14 min ago
Interior Minister Gerald Collomb said Sunday on CNews television that one attack was targeting a major sports center, and the other French soldiers.