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'Missing' sailor who prompted three-day search now facing court-martial

Tyler Hlavac Stars and Stripes YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A USS Shiloh sailor who sparked a massive three-day search after appearing to have fallen off the ship only to be later found in the ship’s engine room is now facing court-m ... - More

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Flint family says Navy is retaliating for speaking out about water crisis

Lee Anne Walters and her family were the first in Flint, Michigan, to discover that there were astronomically high levels of lead in the water and alert the Environmental Protection Agency. But the family now says her criticism and advocacy during t ... - More

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Security clearance levels and what they mean

By Military1 Staff Within the government and military ranks, troops and employees handle classified information daily, and many a Hollywood movie have created drama out of the handling of “top secret” information. But, what is the ... - More