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Military December 28, 2018

By Katie Hall and Nancy Flores: Richard Overton, Nation’s Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112
By Nick Bowman, Gainesville Times: ‘I’m Worried Nobody Will Come’ — Daughter Of WWII Hero Asks Vets To Celebrate Her Late Father’s Life
The Associated Press: Fort Bliss Soldier Arrested in Stabbing Murder, Wounding
By Patricia Kime: Guided Missile Destroyer’s Command Master Chief Fired
By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak: Police Officer, Army Veteran in Subway Battle: ‘I’m Trying to Survive’
The initial lack of charges angered Ali’s union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which issued a fiery statement on Christmas Day urging that the men “be held accountable for their actions.”

The DA’s office said the prosecutors handling the sleeping violations were not aware the men were also suspected of fighting with Ali. Had they been, the charges wouldn’t have been dropped, spokesman Danny Frost said.

Alvarez, 36, is also charged with attempted assault, attempted possession of a weapon and menacing. He and Nunez, 27, were arrested on Wednesday. Alvarado, 31, turned himself in on Thursday.
By Matt O’Brien: Army Looks for a Few Good Robots, Sparks Industry Battle
Army Sgt. Patrick Raney, a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer, discusses why he joined the Army and the lessons he’s learned during his years of service.


Military December 18, 2018

By Katie Hall: Richard Overton, Oldest WWII Vet, Hospitalized with Pneumonia, Family Says
By Paul Szoldra: Iranian General Reportedly Shoots Himself In The Head While Cleaning Pistol
By Matthew M. Burke: Okinawa-Based Marine Sentenced to Six Years for Sexual Assault, Harassment
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A member of the III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa was sentenced to six years in a military prison Monday after being convicted last week of sexual assault and sexual harassment charges.
The Associated Press: Martha McSally, 1st Female Combat Pilot, Named to McCain Senate Seat
By Matthew Cox: First Female Enlisted Soldier Graduates from Sapper School
By Jeff Schogol: Inherent Resolve Spokesman Apologizes For Sharing Tweet Mentioning ‘Terrorist Turkish Army Snipers’
By Paul Szoldra: Army Unit Gets Screwed Out Of Holiday Leave After ‘Many Soldiers’ Purchase Airline Tickets
According to Clemons, there were about 250 soldiers in the unit who bought tickets home. She told Army Times that each of the CAB’s battalions was assigned a refund coordinator to “ensure no soldier has to pay out of pocket.”

Perhaps there is one soldier who can pay out of pocket: Col. Scott Galloway, who makes nearly $11,000 per month in base pay alone.
By Oriana Pawlyk: Santa Gearing Up to Travel at Speed of Starlight with NORAD’s Help
By Maj. Jamie Schwandt, USAR: What’s Wrong With FM 3-0? Lots