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TRANSPORTING BALLOTS – U.S. Army Spc. Bergstrom, Bravo Company 2nd Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment, secures the Afghan ballots inside a Chinook helicopter at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Oct. 11, 2004. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Patricia Sinnett   More Photos
Changes Will Allow Quicker Troop Movement
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2004 – The global posture of American troops is part and parcel of the transformation of the U.S. military, said the Joint Staff's deputy director for strategy and policy. Story
More Wounded Troops to Remain on Duty
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2004 – The Defense Department has long been a leader in providing employment opportunities to people with disabilities – but it's taken a major step forward by allowing disabled veterans to remain in the military if they want to and can continue to perform, DoD's disability program manager said here Oct. 13. Story
Troops in Combat Zone Get Tax Benefits
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2004 – Troops in combat zones stand to reap tax benefits from provisions in the Working Families Relief Tax Act of 2004, which President Bush signed into law Oct. 4. Story 
Enduring Freedom Marks Three Years
 GLOBAL POSTURE UPDATE
Muslim Holy Month Begins
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2004 – Ramadan, the holy month of fasting for 1.2 billion Muslims worldwide, begins this weekend. The observance, with its emphasis on inner reflection, fasting and prayer, takes on special significance to U.S. servicemembers deployed to Southwest Asia. Story  
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Iraqi Police Capture Kidnappers
BAGHDAD, Iraq, Oct. 14, 2004 – Police in the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk captured seven suspected kidnappers Oct. 12 after intercepting two kidnap victims fleeing from four armed men. Story
 TRANSFORMATION
Upgrades Enhance Air Power
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany, Oct. 13, 2004 – F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots here can now look, lock and launch on an enemy target in the blink of an eye. Story
 WHY I SERVE
Pilot 'Good at Military Stuff'
Marine Corps Maj. Brent Camron ReifferWASHINGTON – "I take great pride in knowing that I am doing my duty as an American protecting our freedoms," Marine Corps Maj. Brent Camron Reiffer said. "I have had the opportunity to travel to multiple countries and have confirmed that while our country has some issues, it is still the best on the planet." Story
  WAR ON TERROR
Iraqi Soldiers Seize Weapons, Explosives
Iraq Blasts Kill U.S. Civilians, Wound Troops
Engineers Work for Terror-Free Afghanistan
NATO Ministers Agree to Examine Missions
Romania 'Steadfast' Ally In Anti-Terror War
Peaceful Afghan Elections a 'Milestone'
Iraqi Air Force to Receive Additional Aircraft
Roadside Bombs Kill Four U.S. Soldiers
Precision Strikes Destroy Terrorist Targets
  MILITARY NEWS
Officials Publish Defense Acquisition Guidebook
AAFES Calling-Card Best Value for Troops
Transformation Moves NATO into 21st Century
Department Makes Progress in Hiring Disabled
Navy Recruiting Successful in Manning the Fleet
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