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Sweden Arrests Four Suspected Terrorists

Swedish police in the southwestern city of Gothenburg say they have arrested four people suspected of plotting a terror attack.

The arrests were announced after hundreds of people were evacuated from Gothenburg's Roda Sten building late Saturday. The building is the venue of the city's biennial art exhibit.

Arts center officials said police ordered them to evacuate the building, then conducted a search of the building.

Police did not give details about the four arrested or the circumstances of the arrests.

Venezuela Protests US Sanctions

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez challenged U.S. President Barack Obama Friday to prove U.S. claims that four Venezuelan officials are involved in drugs and arms trafficking.

The U.S. accused the four men Thursday of providing arms, security and training to FARC, Colombia's main rebel group.

The Venezuelans were placed on the U.S. narcotics kingpins list, freezing any assets they might have in the U.S. and barring Americans from doing business with them.

Vehicle borne improvised explosive device attack in Sayed Abad fails to disrupt operations

Two Afghan civilians were killed and a significant number of ISAF and Afghan civilians were injured as a result of a vehicle born improvised explosive device attack at approx 5:30 p.m. 10 September at Combat Outpost Sayed Abad, Wardak province.

Seventy-seven ISAF personnel and less than 25 Afghan civilians have received non-life-threatening injuries. The majority of injured ISAF personnel will likely return to duties shortly.

Injured personnel were evacuated to medical facilities throughout the area or were treated on scene.

Soldiers of TF Bronco reflect on 9/11 a decade later

For the last 10 years the war in Afghanistan has continued, with new a generation of Soldiers coming to the front lines to challenge the insurgency. On the 10th Anniversary of the events which occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, Soldiers from 3 Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Bronco, reflect on how they were affected on that day and how it feels to be a part of the conflict which still rages 10 years later.

Afghan soldiers and Lava Dogs clear Garmsir roads

With every partnered patrol or operation the Afghan National Army conducts, their soldiers gain valuable military experience.

In Garmsir, Marines from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, the ‘Lava Dogs,’ partner daily with their Afghan counterparts from 2nd Kandak, 1st Brigade, 215th Corps. These continuous partnered operations allow the Lava Dogs to more thoroughly mentor and advise their brothers-in-arms.

‘Saber’ Squadron keeps mass casualty reaction skills sharp

Sixth Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, regularly conducts mass casualty scenario training at Contingency Operating Base Delta to keep soldiers’ medical and evacuation skills tuned.

On Aug. 27, Delta Forward Support Company conducted a rehearsal to give all soldiers a chance to practice their medical skills after a simulated attack and to prepare non-medical soldiers to treat and move wounded personnel in a safe and timely manner.

Additionally, the medical personnel practiced medical evacuation and patient stabilization procedures.

Special Ops Commander: America Stronger Than Ever

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the helicopter shoot-down in Afghanistan last month that killed 38 men are linked by the events of 9/11, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said.

Navy Adm. William H. McRaven spoke at a 9/11 remembrance service Sept. 9 at the Hillsborough Sherrif's Department in Tampa, Fla.

The admiral, a Navy SEAL, assumed command of Socom on Aug. 8.

Tanks, infantry team up, train up

Marines are trained to fight as a team, using everyone’s strengths and weaknesses to accomplish the mission. This goes on from the individual fire team level to battalions of different job fields coming together for mission accomplishment.

The Marines and sailors of 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, along with support from Company A, 1st Tank Battalion, perform platoon sized clearing exercises in the “Clear, Hold, Build-1” training during Enhanced Mojave Viper at Range 220 Sept. 5, 2011.

CH-47F Chinook Equipping Ceremony

A few weeks short of the 50th anniversary of CH-47 Chinook's maiden flight, the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and the Hawaii Army National Guard held an equipping ceremony Sept. 8 to welcome the CH-47F Chinook to Hawaii.

More than 400 Soldiers and guests filled the Pacific Aviation Museum's museum's' historic Hangar 79, surrounded by the museum's collection of vintage aircraft.