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WATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budgetWATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budgetOn March 4, 2015 the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, chaired by Rep. Charlie Dent, holds a hearing to review the fiscal year 2016 budget request of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Conservatives Lose as House Funds DHSConservatives Lose as House Funds DHSUS House conservatives lost big Tuesday when the chamber, in a rare bipartisan vote, sent a $39.7 billion Homeland Security funding bill to the president's desk.
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Frontline Photos: March 4, 2015Frontline Photos: March 4, 2015Sgt. Benjamin Hebert, a UH-1Y Huey crew chief, gets ready to fire the GAU-17/A Gatling gun Feb. 27 during a theater security cooperation event. Marines hosted the event for Malaysian Armed Forces members and civilians. Hebert is with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron...
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Hearing set for academy cadet on sex assault chargeHearing set for academy cadet on sex assault chargeAn Article 32 hearing for an Air Force Academy cadet accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is set to begin Monday.
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Democrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billDemocrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billA Republican effort to quickly pass legislation allowing congressional oversight on any Iran nuclear agreement is angering Democrats.
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Actor Vince Vaughn visits troops at Edwards AFBActor Vince Vaughn visits troops at Edwards AFBActor Vince Vaughn comes from a long line of military veterans — and actually considered joining the service himself after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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British citizen fighting with Kurds killed in SyriaBritish citizen fighting with Kurds killed in SyriaA British citizen fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria, a Kurdish commander said Wednesday.
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Netanyahu: Iran deal could lead to warNetanyahu: Iran deal could lead to warIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned a joint session of the US Congress that an emerging deal over Iran's nuclear program would "inevitably" trigger war.
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Scott AFB surveys workers on sexual harassmentScott AFB surveys workers on sexual harassmentWorkers in a key Air Mobility Command unit at Scott Air Force Base will meet in gender-specific focus groups to discuss sexual harassment after three employees accused a female supervisor of misconduct.
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Operation Rolling Thunder remembered, 50 years laterOperation Rolling Thunder remembered, 50 years laterAir Force leaders, Vietnam veterans and their families gathered Monday at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, to honor the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and remember those lost in the conflict.
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Official: China to boost military budget by 10 percentOfficial: China to boost military budget by 10 percentChina's official military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, amid unease among Beijing's neighbors about its growing might and territorial ambitions.
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Petraeus to plead guilty to mishandling classified informationPetraeus to plead guilty to mishandling classified informationFormer CIA director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified information, according to reports.
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Pentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComPentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComTop Pentagon officials say U.S. Central Command was wrong to have briefed reporters on plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul.
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Turkey Mulls Military Support To Fight ISILTurkey Mulls Military Support To Fight ISILTurkey's government and military leaders are weighing options for a possible Turkish contribution to a planned military offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), officials here said.
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Motion hearing set for Monday in airman's capital caseMotion hearing set for Monday in airman's capital caseAn airman facing possible death sentence will ask the judge to dismiss at least one of three murder charges.
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Panel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenPanel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenMCRMC makes recommendation to improve Tricare ECHO program.
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U.S. commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on PutinU.S. commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on PutinThere's no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but they could add "muscle" to diplomatic efforts, the commander of U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday.
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North Korea: U.S.-South Korea drills 'unprecedentedly provocative'North Korea: U.S.-South Korea drills 'unprecedentedly provocative'North Korea's foreign minister is telling an international disarmament conference that the current round of U.S.-South Korean military drills is "unprecedentedly provocative."
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Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held TikritMines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held TikritIraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said.
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Maine Gov. LePage pushes for elimination of state military pension taxMaine Gov. LePage pushes for elimination of state military pension taxRepublican Gov. Paul LePage says that eliminating the tax on military pensions is vital to attract veterans to Maine.
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General: 8,500 Islamic State fighters killed in Iraq so farGeneral: 8,500 Islamic State fighters killed in Iraq so farThe U.S.-led military coalition in Iraq has killed more than 8,500 Islamic State fighters since its bombing campaign began in August and has gained the upper hand, the top general overseeing the coalition said Tuesday.
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90th birthday reunites WWII vet with 4-year-old BFF90th birthday reunites WWII vet with 4-year-old BFFWorld War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
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SitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep Remembering Operation Rolling Thunder and the Vietnam War 50 years laterSitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
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For injured veterans, bike ride helps heal bodyFor injured veterans, bike ride helps heal bodyRide 2 Recovery Gulf Coast Challenge — a six-day, 470-mile bike ride from Atlanta to New Orleans — supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs for injured veterans, featuring cycling as the core activity.
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U.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunitionU.S. considers banning type of popular rifle ammunitionThe Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
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Neb. man faces sentencing in disabled vets fraud caseNeb. man faces sentencing in disabled vets fraud caseA judge is considering whether to sentence a Nebraska businessman to prison for fraudulently landing $23.4 million in federal contracts intended for disabled veterans.
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Afghan car bomb kills 8, including civiliansAfghan car bomb kills 8, including civiliansAn Afghan official says at least eight people, including civilians and soldiers, were killed when a vehicle packed with explosives was remotely detonated in the country's south.
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World War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
SitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
The United States Coast Guard is helping to clear the Hudson River of thick ice that is hampering navigation on the waterway. (Feb. 27)
A U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.
SitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
The US Defense Department released video of coalition airstrikes against Islamic State group locations in Iraq. The US says the airstrikes are helping to eliminate the threat posed by the Islamic State militants. (Feb. 27)
A community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
House republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in its defense drills for the first time Wednesday, blowing up the replica warship near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
A judge did not allow testimony at the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh to be broadcast until the jury reached a verdict. These are the highlights of testimony that led to the guilty verdict in the 'American Sniper' murder trial.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday that integrity and character 'is part of who I am' and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces. (Feb. 24)
Marines with 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, respond to notional mortar fire as part of a quick reaction force during I MEF Exercise 2015 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 22.
New Zealand has become the latest in a list of countries that are sending military personnel to Iraq to train and assist Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is apologizing for saying he served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, during a 'CBS Evening News' story on homeless veterans.
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