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Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

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Report: ISIS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an arra…

President Trump pledges to grow the Air Force

Newly sworn into office, the commander in chief on Friday said he will grow the service as part of h…

Air Force Pave Hawk pilot awarded two Silver Stars

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U.S. Naval War College offers distance education, and courses for spouses

The U.S. Naval War College, located in Newport Rhode Island, offers long distance education courses…

Military members and veterans attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration

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U.S. Naval War College offers distance education, and courses for spouses

The U.S. Naval War College, located in Newport Rhode Island, offers long distance education courses…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

President Donald Trump's scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from…

President Trump pledges to grow the Air Force

Newly sworn into office, the commander in chief on Friday said he will grow the service as part of h…

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Trump meets CIA employees, pledges support

President Donald Trump is telling CIA employees whose work he has publicly doubted that no one feels…

George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, continue to recover from illnesses

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, continued to improve Saturday as they recov…

Report: ISIS lost a quarter of its territory in 2016

Researchers say the Islamic State group lost nearly a quarter of its territory last year, as an arra…

Kremlin hopes for rapport with U.S., but recognizes differences will stay

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President…

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Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

Who is in charge at the Pentagon after inauguration?

Transition officials announced a host of temporary appointees to keep defense operations running whi…

VA Chief of Staff Snyder to serve as interim department secretary

The Army veteran will oversee department operations until the confirmation of Dr. David Shulkin to l…

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New psychology specialty trains grad students to work with veterans, families

The specialty track within the University of Denver's psychology doctoral program welcomed its first…

Video: Guiding the Greatest Generation

The Honor Flight Network brings veterans from all over the country to visit their war memorials in D…

Video: Army combat vet teaches MMA for PTSD

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The military's massive valor awards review will result in fewer than 100 upgrades

More than 1,300 medal citations were examined for battlefield heroics since 9/11.

VA Secretary Robert McDonald's advice to vets

Outgoing Veterans Affairs Department Secretary Robert McDonald said he looks forward to being able t…

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Cancer scare at Marine Corps housing prompts Navy to issue worldwide 'guidance'

Concerns about possible cancer-causing contamination at the Laurel Bay family housing near Marine Co…

Defense officials approve expanded veterans online shopping benefit

Defense officials have given the green light to allow all honorably discharged veterans to shop at o…

Marine families raise concerns their children's cancers may be linked to South Carolina base

Two Marine Corps wives are stepping up their quest for answers about whether their children's cancer…

As Obama leaves office, goal on homeless veterans goes unmet

Pledges by President Barack Obama and a national nonprofit organization to end homelessness among ve…

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Gallery: Veteran photographer picks 'powerful' military photos of 2016

See some of the year's best work by military men and women behind the camera.

'Six' captures SEAL team in the field, at home ... and on the hunt

The special operations drama premieres Wednesday on the History Channel.

Video: Army combat vet teaches MMA for PTSD

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