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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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October 09, 2017 - 9:52 am
This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)...
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October 06, 2017 - 3:47 pm
Video of dwzsWpvaFog By Matt Saintsing UPDATE: After this story was published, Gina Elise from Pin-ups for Vets informed Connecting Vets Friday evening that their trip is back on to visit the Sioux Falls VA hospital. As previously reported: Pin-ups for Vets has been bringing smiles to the faces of...
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October 06, 2017 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. President Donald Trump (C), White House chief of staff John Kelly (R) and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attend a briefing with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Mattis said this week that the U.S. and...
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October 06, 2017 - 2:10 pm
FT. BRAGG, NC - DECEMBER 22: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (2nd R) of Hailey, Idaho, leaves a military courthouse with his attorney Lt. Col. Franklin Rosenblatt (L) on December 22, 2015 in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his...
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