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Cars line up in the morning to enter Camp Humphreys in the rural area of Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Traffic jams are posing a major headache for the growing population on the recently expanded Army garrison. (KIM GAMEL/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Growing pains: Traffic jams cause headaches for Camp Humphreys’ increasing population

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January 19, 2019
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Traffic jams are posing a major headache for the growing population on Camp Humphreys, the U.S.
R. Lee Ermey, the Vietnam veteran famous for playing a hard-bitten Marine Corps drill instructor in the Academy Award-nominated film "Full Metal Jacket," died April 15, 2018, at age 74. (COURTESY OF WIKICOMMONS)
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Marine vet, 'Full Metal Jacket' actor R. Lee Ermey is buried at Arlington

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January 19, 2019
R. Lee Ermey, who turned his experience as a Marine Corps drill instructor into a notable role in the Academy Award-nominated 1987 film “Full Metal Jacket,” was buried Friday at...
From Left: Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent, 35, of New York; Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Fla.; and Former Navy SEAL Scott A. Wirtz, of St. Louis
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Green Beret, Navy linguist, SEAL-turned-DIA civilian among Americans killed in ISIS-claimed bombing in Syria

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January 19, 2019
WASHINGTON — The ISIS-claimed bombing of a restaurant in Syria on Wednesday killed an Army Green Beret with four children, a former Navy SEAL working for the Pentagon’s...
Cpl. Keith Brumlow, right, and Pfc. Nicholas Davenport, left, of the 1st Armored Division, go through close-quarter combat training with members of the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps at Firebase Melody in Baghdad in March 2004. (MICHAEL ABRAMS/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Army history highlights failures in Iraq War

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January 19, 2019
While fighting in Iraq, the Army failed to grasp the significance of the country’s sectarian divisions and “tended to penalize” its own innovative leaders, according the service’s...
Sgt. Cameron A. Meddock, 26, of Spearman, Texas. (U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND)
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Army Ranger remembered as positive, dedicated soldier

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January 19, 2019
Army Sgt. Cameron A. Meddock was known throughout his small town in Texas as a positive and supportive friend, always willing to help out when someone needed something.
Sgt. Trey Troney used a ballpoint pen and his hoodie to help an injured man in Texas. (KILLO GIBSON/U.S. ARMY)
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Story about Fort Bliss soldier saving man’s life is not true, Army says

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January 19, 2019
The U.S. Army said Thursday that a Fort Bliss soldier’s account of saving a man’s life with a ballpoint pen and a Saints hoodie was inaccurate.