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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford attends a Senate hearing on June 13, 2017. Dunford told committee members that some service chiefs believed issues related to recruiting transgender individuals needed to be resolved "before we move forward." According to reports on Friday, June 23, military chiefs are seeking a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)

Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

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June 24, 2017
WASHINGTON — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.
Sig Sauer's P320 will be the model for the Army's standard sidearm for the next decade, replacing the Beretta USA-made M9 9-millimeter pistol. (SIG SAUER)
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Dismissal of Glock's bid protest clears way for Army sidearms by Sig Sauer

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June 24, 2017
The dismissal earlier this month of a bid protest by firearms maker Glock Inc. over a $480 million handgun contract clears the way for the Army to begin using its newest version...
Reality Winner, charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, is being held for federal authorities at the Lincoln County, Ga., jail. (LINCOLN COUNTY, GA. SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

Prosecutors seek specialized court procedures in Air Force veteran espionage case

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June 24, 2017
Prosecutors in the espionage case against Reality Winner have petitioned the court to proceed under the Classified Information Protective Act of 1980.
U.S. airmen inspect a C-130H Hercules following a dry lake bed landing on May 17, 2017, in Jordan. The Air Force announced Thursday, June 22, that the service will extend hazard duty incentive payments to special operators even when those airmen are not on the battlefield. RYAN CONROY/U.S. AIR FORCE
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Air Force to extend hazard pay for special operations personnel

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June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Air Force will extend hazard duty incentive payments to special operators even when those airmen are not on the battlefield, the service announced Thursday.
President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington. Trump tweeted on Thursday that he "did not make" any recordings of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey. EVAN VUCCI/AP

No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

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June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, speaking up...
The container ship ACX Crystal on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with its left bow dented and scraped after colliding with the USS Fitzgerald in the waters off the Izu Peninsula earlier HITOSHI TAKANO/KYODO NEWS VIA AP

Investigators obtain data recorder in USS Fitzgerald collision

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June 23, 2017
TOKYO — Japanese authorities said Thursday they have obtained a data recording device from a container ship to help determine why it collided with a U.S. destroyer, killing seven...