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Army injustice: Thousands of soldiers, veterans slapped with misleading criminal record

Soldiers and veterans say the Army's investigation of a now-defunct recruiting program left them with a criminal record even though they were never charged.

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Why Military Enlistments Are Plummeting, by Oliver L. North and David L. Goetsch

One of the reasons the U. S.

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U.S. military-run slot machines earn $100 million a year from service members overseas

The U.S. military runs more than 3,000 slot machines on U.S. military bases overseas even though the rate of problem gamblers in the military is thought to be around twice that the general population.

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Military postal system plans to end mail privileges for overseas military retirees

The change is scheduled to affect all Air/Army Post Office, or APO, and Fleet Post Office, or FPO, addresses worldwide.

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Mayorkas looks to divert VA funding to illegal immigrants

A bad idea far ahead of its time

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VFW Posts Are Dying. They Need Hesitant 9/11 Vets to Fill the Void.

These posts, often decorated with military flags and dusty plaques honoring community service projects are woven into the fabric of communities across the U.S.

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Identity verification service ID.me has a lucrative contract with the VA. Veterans and their families say it’s locked them out of disability payments and emergency assistance.

These issues disproportionately affected older veterans and veterans abroad, and added technical hurdles to the VA's far-reaching benefits system.

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Inside the Secretive Networks of Military COVID-19 Vaccine Refusers

Throughout the military, there are more than 15,000 service members who have refused to comply with the vaccine mandate.

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How to Absorb the Marine Corps into the Army and Navy

For decades, the U.S. Marine Corps has attempted to tweak its force structure to enhance performance within a constrained funding environment.

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Richard Marcinko, first commanding officer of Seal Team 6, dies on Christmas

Richard “Dick” Marcinko, who was the first commanding officer of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6, died Saturday at the age of 81, according to an announcement from his son.

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14 Rarely Seen Photos that Reveal the Horror of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, they catapulted the United States into World War II in one swift stroke.

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Should You Choose a 1.5-Mile Run or the 20-Meter Beep Test?

The 20-meter Multi-Stage Fitness Test (MSFT), or "beep test," is growing in popularity around the world.

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Navy probe reveals failures that fueled arson fire and destroyed USS Bonhomme Richard

A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling the massive five-day blaze in San Diego preventable and unacceptable.

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WSJ News Exclusive | U.S. Troops Have Been Deployed in Taiwan for at Least a Year

The small presence of Americans secretly training local forces marks mounting concern regarding China’s yearslong military buildup and its recent threatening moves.

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Outspoken Marine officer who went viral blasting military leaders over Afghanistan is jailed: report

The officer who went viral for blasting the military's leadership amid the chaotic Afghanistan exit is now in jail.

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The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, two-missile test flight of unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missiles from USS Wyoming (SSBN-742), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, on the Eastern Test Range off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida,,

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Tucker Carlson: Our military has been lying to us for 20 years

Tucker Carlson highlights the military establishment's claim that "progress" was being made in Afghanistan over the past 20 years before the nation quickly fell to the Taliban.

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Marine Battalion Commander Fired After Blasting 'Inept' Military Leadership Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

A sitting Marine battalion commander on Thursday blasted the “ineptitude” of U.S. military leadership over the disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal, saying he was willing to risk losing his 17-year career and future retirement pension in order to “dema

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Jake Sullivan Repeats Claim That Biden Admin Planned for 'All Contingencies' in Afghanistan

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told reporters again that the Biden administration planned for "all contingencies" in Afghanistan.

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Secretary of Defense Austin to announce mandatory vaccine policy for all active-duty military

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is expected to announce a mandatory vaccine policy for all active-duty forces in the U.S. military Friday.

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Indo-Pacific Command employee pleads guilty to mishandling classified documents after dinner party guest found them in her room

Asia Janay Lavarello admitted one count of “knowingly removing classified information concerning the national defense or foreign relations of the United States and retaining it at an unauthorized location.”