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October 10, 2017 - 4:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has returned home after being hospitalized for three weeks with low blood pressure. Dole spokeswoman Marion Watkins said in an email Tuesday that the 94-year-old former Kansas senator was discharged...
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October 10, 2017 - 4:20 pm
California National Guard Soldiers receive instruction from CAL FIRE firefighters during hand crew training Sept. 6 at Camp Roberts. The troops headed out Sept. 7 to the Salmon-August Complex Fire near Etna, California, the Mission Fire, near Oakhurst, California, and wherever else needed. (...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:22 pm
General Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, speaks at the National Press Club, July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing The US Army has been training, advising, and assisting foreign militaries for years. This mission set has not just become...
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October 10, 2017 - 12:25 pm
Twenty and five dollar bills are displayed on August 29, 2017 in San Anselmo, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger If you are a veteran and your home of record is in a FEMA declared hurricane disaster area, Veterans Affairs has suspended debt collection for you. Anyone,...
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October 10, 2017 - 12:14 pm
A Sample of the new VIC (image courtesy of the VA) Being a veteran gives you a lot of benefits. From legal assistance to housing loans, education benefits to life insurance, it can pay to be a veteran. However, in addition to all that, there are some fringe benefits to having served. Lots of stores...
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October 10, 2017 - 10:29 am
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA: A U.S. Army soldier stands at the entrance to Camp Delta where detainees from the U.S. war in Afghanistan live April 7, 2004 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the conspiracy conviction of Osama bin...
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October 10, 2017 - 7:35 am
Members of the Navajo Code Talkers Association salute during the Presentation of Colors during day one of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Pepsi Center August 25, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Latest on the death of a...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
LAS VEGAS — The body of a 28-year-old military veteran from California and Colorado who was killed in the worst mass shooting in modern American history is on its way home from Las Vegas. A white hearse led by a procession of motorcycles bore the casket of Christopher Roybal to McCarran...
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October 09, 2017 - 2:15 pm
US soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division, with their M-4 Carbine Rifles, relax alongside the Maxxpro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles prior to going on an operation at the Forward Operating Base Ghazni on May 24, 2013. (DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images) WORCESTER, Mass.— A man charged...
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