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#Soldier

From TheJournal.ie Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia Russia

Russian serviceman shoots dead eight fellow soldiers at military base in Siberia

The defence ministry said his actions “could be the result of a nervous breakdown”.

From TheJournal.ie Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service Larium

Retired soldier brings High Court action over being prescribed anti-Malaria drug for overseas service

He spent 25 years in the Defence Forces including periods in Liberia and Chad.

From TheJournal.ie Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug Courts

Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug

He brought proceedings over what he claimed were the effects of taking Larium while he served with the Defence Forces.

From TheJournal.ie Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare War Of Independence

Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US Soldier

World's first total penis and scrotum transplant takes place in US

Doctors hope the man will regain near-normal urinary and sexual functions.

From TheJournal.ie Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers Israel
From TheJournal.ie North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border Under Fire This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse' Controversy

Pregnant widow of killed US soldier says phone call from Donald Trump made 'me cry even worse'

Myeshia Johnson told ABC’s Good Morning America in an interview that she has nothing to say to the president.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son Sergeant La David Johnson

Mother of US soldier killed in Niger accuses Trump of 'disrespecting' her son

Hours earlier, Trump denied the claims that were made, saying that he had proof.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years Recruitment

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years

Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

From TheJournal.ie Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter Caught On Camera

Court allows partial release of video showing British soldier murdering Taliban fighter

Alexander Blackman was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a wounded Taliban soldier.

From TheJournal.ie Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army History

Transgender soldier becomes first woman to serve on frontlines of British Army

Chloe Allen joined the army in 2012 as a man named Ben.

From TheJournal.ie Search resumes for man in his 20s who got into difficulty swimming off Donegal coast Bundoran
From TheJournal.ie Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island Manhunt

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island

Nine guns, along with ammunition, were recovered several hours after the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie 66-year-old former British soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings Derry

66-year-old former British soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings

Families of victims have welcomed the development.

From TheJournal.ie Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years World War II

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

From TheJournal.ie Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open Thanks Mate This post contains videos

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie This North Korean soldier found a very simple (but dangerous) way to defect Come On In
From TheJournal.ie This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face Oops

'Spinning' Buckingham Palace guardsman facing army investigation

Dance like the Ministry of Defence isn’t watching.

From TheJournal.ie Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza Hamas

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza

Nine of the victims were killed in the southern town of Rafah and three other in central Gaza, the sources said.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce Ceasefire

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

From TheJournal.ie US to try new experiment to restore soldiers' memories Brain Chip

US to try new experiment to restore soldiers' memories

The US says it is carefully weighing the ethics of the experiments.

From TheJournal.ie Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years Prisoner Of War

Only US soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan freed after five years

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.

Watch this soldier's emotional reunion with his bomb-sniffing dog

Oh yeah. The feels are coming.

Dad moves messy daughter's bedroom to the driveway to teach her a lesson

He just wanted to give the bed a good airing.

Returning soldier dresses up as Santa to give his mother a heartwarming surprise

Please allow us one final Christmas-related cry.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: No indications Irish troops in Syria are a target Golan Heights

Shatter: No indications Irish troops in Syria are a target

The Minister for Defence said we must accept we are putting troops in harm’s way when we deploy them to these types of operations.

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial Wikileaks

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said the conviction of Bradley Manning on 20 out of 22 counts set a “dangerous precedent”.

From TheJournal.ie Woolwich accused disrupts court hearings, shouting: ‘I’m a soldier’ Woolwich

Woolwich accused disrupts court hearings, shouting: ‘I’m a soldier’

Michael Adebolajo asked to be referred to as Mujaahid Abu Hamza, and accused the trial judge of trying to ‘stifle the truth’.

From TheJournal.ie Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby Lee Rigby

Second man charged with murder of Lee Rigby

Michael Adebolajo has also been charged with attempted murder of two police officers.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after French soldier stabbed in the neck Investigation

Man arrested after French soldier stabbed in the neck

Sources close to the investigation said the 22-year-old man arrested was a supporter of radical Islam.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes

“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.

From TheJournal.ie French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris France

French soldier stabbed in neck outside Paris

Comparisons have been drawn between the attack and the killing of a British soldier earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Ready for your Sunday morning breakfast? Here are nine things to know before you get started.

From TheJournal.ie Spy agency MI5 'approached' suspect soldier killer, says childhood friend Terrorism

Spy agency MI5 'approached' suspect soldier killer, says childhood friend

A British Minister has claimed that even if Lee Rigby’s killers were known to MI5, it is impossible to keep tabs on everyone at all times.

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