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Decorated US sailor killed in Syria

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Decorated Navy sailor Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott C. Dayton has been identified as the first American to die in combat in Syria. Dayton, of Woodbridge, Va., was killed Thursday by an improvised explosive device in the northern part of the country. The New York Times (free-article access for SmartBrief readers) (11/25)


Finalized $618.7B defense bill calls for 2.1% troop pay raise

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Some reservists not getting GI Bill credit during deployments

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Charting the US-led airstrikes on Islamic State forces

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Destroyer to bear name of Marines' first black aviator

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Trump's DOD transition team adds Founders Fund principal Stephens

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Weapon aimed at US Navy helicopter by Iranian boat

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Pardons sought for troops discharged for mental-health-related offenses

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

Somalia's al-Shabab added to al-Qaida war authorization

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 28, 2016

Compromise crafted regarding Calif. National Guard bonuses

ROA SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016


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