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Air Force working to open last 7 jobs to women

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The Air Force's top boss said Monday she hopes to make all jobs in the service open to qualified women in the next year and a half. Seven jobs in the service are closed to women, Air Force Secretary Debor ...

Thank our veterans by pushing for reform of broken VA medical care system

On this Veterans Day, let us renew the country's solemn commitment to our military veterans. Over the past year, whistleblowers exposed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for its appallingly flawed medical care system. Lengthy waiting times, ram ...

Navy SEALs told to shun spotlight as ex-team member talks to Fox

The U.S. Navy Special Warfare Command is instructing SEALs to shun the spotlight as Fox News prepares to air an identity-revealing interview with the ex-SEAL who claims to have shot Osama Bin Laden. A letter from the head of NSWC, Rear Adm. Brian Los ...

US army troops that were in Liberia quarantined in Italy

[caption id="attachment_35511" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in West Africa to help with the E ...

US soldiers head to Liberia with only 2 days of CDC training

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of the Army's 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, says a handful of his soldiers are already in Liberia, and more head there next week to build treatment centers and begin training medical personnel. Ma ...

Jindal calls for more US military spending

[caption id="attachment_9048" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging both political parties to "pay the price for peace," Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday said the United States must boost military spendin ...

Military invites illegal aliens to sign up

New regulations allowing some young undocumented immigrants to join the U.S. military will probably only affect a few dozen, officials said. The Defense Department announced the change Thursday. Officials said immigrants who have been granted deporta ...

Law-enforcement agencies have many uses for military equipment

The Colorado Springs Police Department acquired non-armored Humvees so it would not have to repeat what happened after a blizzard shut down the city in October 1997. The Green Mountain Falls Police Department obtained rifles to better deal with bears ...

US Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath now optional

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. airmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words "so help me God" if they choose, Air Force officials announced Wednesday. The policy change comes after an atheist airman in Nevada struck out the wo ...

School district police stock up on free military gear

LOS ANGELES (AP) — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. At least 26 school districts have particip ...


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