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Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

MARSOC Facebook page takes down meme of 'Saint Mattis'

The meme praised retired Gen. James Mattis as "father of War."

Destroyer Zumwalt resumes voyage to California

Destroyer Zumwalt resumes voyage to California

Here's why officers can't easily become defense secretaries

Civilian control of the military is ingrained in American history and was set in stone in the U.S. C…

Trump VA moves already hint at major shakeups for the department

Changes at Veterans Affairs could have long-reaching effects on the national debate surrounding the…

White House: Obama supports registering women for military draft

President Obama supports requiring women to register for Selective Service when they turn 18 — becom…

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Pearl Harbor: Survivors seek honors for sailor who saved 6 in USS Arizona attack

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Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

MARSOC Facebook page takes down meme of 'Saint Mattis'

The meme praised retired Gen. James Mattis as "father of War."

Destroyer Zumwalt Resumes Voyage to California

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Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

Unemployment jumps to 6.5 percent for post-9/11 vets in November

The unemployment rate for the latest generation of veterans jumped to 6.5 percent in November, a not…

MARSOC Facebook page takes down meme of 'Saint Mattis'

The meme praised retired Gen. James Mattis as "father of War."

Islamic State is persistent threat in Europe, Europol report says

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Here's why officers can't easily become defense secretaries

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Roe tapped to lead House Veterans' Affairs Committee next year

The Army veteran and physician replaces retiring chairman Rep. Jeff Miller.

It's official: Donald Trump has chosen Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary

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Unemployment jumps to 6.5 percent for post-9/11 vets in November

The unemployment rate for the latest generation of veterans jumped to 6.5 percent in November, a not…

Veterans' group criticizes vets joining pipeline protest

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Green Berets tackle new mission: opening a distillery

A team of former Green Berets who served around the globe are on a new mission.

Virginia community makes new home a reality for a local military hero

"Welcome home." These were the words that moved U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Goodrich to tears as he burro…

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Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…

Tricare patients' deadline to switch pharmacy is Dec. 1

It happens at 12:01 a.m. Dec. 1 -- CVS leaves the Tricare retail pharmacy network and Walgreens retu…

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Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…

Tricare patients' deadline to switch pharmacy is Dec. 1

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Book excerpt: An Army tale by Carl Reiner

The comedy icon served during World War II. A story of Hamlet, court-martials and Iwo Jima, in his w…

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Son reflects on dad's story depicted in 'Hacksaw Ridge'

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Navy in AAC title game, SMU trying to get bowl eligible

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