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October 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 03: Homeless U.S. military veterans stand in line for free services at a "Stand Down" event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs on November 3, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. A week ahead of Veterans Day, more than 500 homeless veterans were expected to attend the event,...
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October 11, 2017 - 12:13 pm
The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (R), with a hole on its portside after a collision with an oil tanker, is escorted by Singapore Navy RSS Intrepid (L) to Changi naval base in Singapore on August 21, 2017. ( ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing The commander and executive...
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October 11, 2017 - 9:51 am
The coin, designed by Utah-based artist LeRoy Transfield, features the iconic "doughboy" on the front and poppies emerging through barbed wire on the back. (Photo courtesy WW1 Centennial commission) By Eric Dehm It's a beautiful work of art commemorating the men and women who served the United...
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October 11, 2017 - 8:04 am
Sailors deliver supplies from an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter during relief efforts in Puerto Rico. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Molina/Released) By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017 — The Defense Department continues...
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October 11, 2017 - 8:00 am
RENO, Nev. — Union workers for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Nevada are protesting staff shortages they say are preventing veterans from getting the quality health care they deserve. Members of the American Federation of Government Employees organized a demonstration Tuesday outside...
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October 10, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Soldiers assigned to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment -- The Old Guard -- perform during the opening ceremony of the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting and exposition in Washington, Oct. 9, 2017. In the keynote address, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said U.S. military is adapting...
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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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