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U.S. Army aviation officials have launched an effort to restore full air assault capability to the 101st Airborne Division — a capability the Screaming Eagles have been without since 2015.

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A former Army infantryman was killed on Monday after he opened fire outside a Dallas, Texas federal building.

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Spc. Ryan Dennis Orin Riley (U.S. Army photo)

The Army's legendary 101st Airborne Division is mourning the loss of a young soldier killed in a non-combat related incident in Iraq.

Spc. Ryan Dennis Orin Riley, 22, died on April 20 in Ninawa province while supporting the U.S.-led mission against ISIS, the Defense Department announced. The incident is under investigation.

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The estranged husband of a 101st Airborne soldier killed over the weekend in what the Army is describing as an “off-duty shooting incident” was taken into custody amid strong indications that he murdered his wife, The Leaf-Chronicle reports.

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The last time former Army paratrooper Polito “Paul” Olivas jumped out of a perfectly good plane, Lyndon B. Johnson was president, the average cost of a new car was $3,500, and the Beatles released their first album in the United States.

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Two soldiers were been killed when their AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed during an April 6 training flight at Fort Campbell, the latest in a string of military aircraft crashes that have killed a total of seven service members 0ver the course of four days.

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