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Master at Arms Mark Mayo

Sailor Fatally Shot By Civilian Identified

A Maryland man killed at a Virginia Naval base is hailed a hero by his commanders. He kept an armed attacker off a military ship and saved a colleague’s life. The young man’s family is devastated but proud.

03/26/2014

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As Military Sex Cases End, More Calls For Change

At nearly the same time Thursday, sexual assault cases against an Army general and a former Naval Academy football player came to a close, and neither produced a conviction on that charge.

03/21/2014

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Airman Awarded For Bravery 4 Years After Military Chopper Crash

Hero’s honor. A four year wait to receive the Soldier’s Medal finally comes to an end for a military photojournalist stationed in Afghanistan.

02/21/2014

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Military Judge Orders CBS, CNN Interviews Turned Over In Naval Sexual Assault Case

The defense team for a Naval Academy midshipman accused of sexual assault wants unaired footage from interviews his accuser granted to CBS and CNN. And a military judge ordered the networks to turn them over.

01/23/2014

Naval Academy

‘Culture Of Disrespect’ Fuels Academy Sex Assaults

A culture of bad behavior and disrespect among athletes at U.S. military academies is one part of the continuing problem of sexual assaults at the schools, according to a new Defense Department report that comes in the wake of scandals that rocked teams at all three academies last year.

01/09/2014

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Obama Orders Military To Review Sexual Assault

A shocking rise in reported sex crimes in the military leads to action. Congress just passed some new reforms, but critics say they should be doing much more.

12/20/2013

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Senate Backs Changes To Fight Sexual Assault In The Military

A dramatic rise in the number of reported sexual assaults in the military has lawmakers taking action. Some Senators are backing sweeping changes to how those cases are prosecuted.

11/20/2013

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Some Military Outreach Programs Being Cut

The Navy’s daredevil Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds will be back at air shows across the country through the coming year. But continued budget cuts mean the military won’t participate in some 1,000 other community events.

11/14/2013

Naval Academy

Lawmakers Demand Change In How Military Handles Sex Assault Cases

Taking a tough stand against sexual assaults in the military. Lawmakers are demanding that decisions about assault cases be taken out of the chain of command—this after a Pentagon survey uncovered that tens of thousands of military members were victims of unwanted sexual contact but didn’t report it.

11/06/2013

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Blue Angels Will Fly Back Into Annapolis This Coming Spring

The Blue Angels are coming back to Annapolis.

10/22/2013

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Maryland-Based Charitable Organization Helps Families Of Fallen Military Members

A Maryland-based charitable organization steps up to help those impacted by the government shutdown at a time of devastating loss.

10/10/2013

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Charity To Pay Military Death Benefits

The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

10/09/2013

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