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17 min ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

'They're basically ruthless': The discount store that sues servicemembers worldwide

Single mother LaShonda Bickford, of O'Fallon, Mo., shown here in early July, bought furniture from USA Discounters.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

8 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Group To Protest Housing Of Immigrants At Fort Sill

A nonprofit organization based in Kansas that focuses on immigrant rights says it plans to travel to Oklahoma and protest the housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK, Immigration Reform

12 hrs ago | WKRN

US Marshals arrest soldier wanted for desertion, sexual abuse

A Fort Campbell soldier wanted for 120 counts of sexual abuse of a person under the age of 12 and desertion has been arrested in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Campbell, Christian County, KY, Hopkinsville, KY

13 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

In this Monday, March 30, 2009 file photo Sahwa, or Awakening Council members stand guard at a checkpoint in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Military, Health

17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Youth shot down after speaking out against gun violence continues to inspire, even in death

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, NC, Cumberland County, NC

17 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Anti-violence youth gunned down, but not silenced

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, US Military, Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Survey: A third of Iraq, Afghanistan vets have considered suicide

Nearly half of all veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan know at least one fellow US troop who has attempted suicide, and 40 percent know someone who has died by suicide, warns a survey released Thursday by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America .

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military

News Observer

Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

The Fayetteville Observer reports Senior U.S. District Court Judge James C. Fox ruled Thursday that MacDonald's lawyers failed to show that their client shouldn't have been found guilty of the murder of his wife and two daughters in 1970.

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Fox News

Wounded special-ops veterans take on new enemy: child porn - Watson...

Oskar Zepeda lost his childhood dream of being a soldier on Sept. 8, 2011, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, but he's found a new way to continue serving his country -- and protect its children.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Moon base: 1959 Army doc calls outpost a "requirement"

The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch.

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Related Topix: Cold War, Entertainment, Television, US Military

MilitaryCity.com

Investigation: $3 million Helmand food storage facility never used

The independent agency responsible for oversight of U.S. aid projects in Afghanistan has located another potential boondoggle: a $3 million food storage facility in a violent district of Helmand province that has sat unused and unmaintained since it was completed 14 months ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Camp Lejeune, Agriculture, Science

MilitaryCity.com

Pfc. performs on 'America's Got Talent' tonight

Pfc. Paul Ieti, with A Company, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, poses with fans at Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.

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Related Topix: America's Got Talent, Entertainment, Television, US Military, Hunter Army Airfield

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Program matches rescued dogs with disabled veterans

Area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other illnesses may soon get help from a rescued dog from the local animal shelter.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Non-Profit, Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA

The Independent

US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood...

US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform Cole is the deputy director of the US Army film and television liaison office in Los Angeles, and has worked on Hollywood blockbusters such as Fury, Man of Steel and Godzilla Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Irwin, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Fort Irwin, CA

LiveScience

How Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Being Destroyed

An Italian tugboat helps moor the MV Cape Ray, as the ship docks at Medcenter Container Terminal in Italy on July 1, 2014.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Jury out on stolen Army explosives case

The jury is out on the case of the soldier who was found with large boxes of military explosives in his Baker home.

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Related Topix: Baker, FL, US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Air Force Times

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

A Fort Bliss soldiers is seen observing along the border in 2012, as part of 'Operation Nimbus II,' where active-duty soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bliss provided air and ground reconnaissance and surveillance support to the Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, Fort Bliss, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard

The Daily Beast

Why 1,000 Americans Can Fight for IsraelBy Chris Allbritton

The death of two Americans serving in Israel's military in this weekend's fighting with Hamas in Gaza is not the first time Americans have died while serving in foreign militaries.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Texas, US Military, South Korea, US Air Force

Switched

Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Fort Hood, US Military, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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