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Shotgun specs: 9 new models for 2017

From travel-friendly foldables to hand-carved masterpieces, check out the latest and greatest.

McCain, Thornberry rip White House budget plan on defense

The Trump administration's early budget plans are already catching heat on Capitol Hill, from Democr…

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The net effect, said one observer, is that budget and planning proposals “will be more a reflection…

Navy: Arrest of AWOL sailor, a new mother, was 'last resort'

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Trump's speech to Congress will include military, veterans

But just how specific the president will get on defense policy issues remains unclear.

The Army's first black, female 3-star was inspired to serve by her father — and Star Trek

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Glock is protesting the Army's choice of Sig Sauer for its new handgun

The firearms manufacturer Glock has filed a protest with the government over the Army's award of a n…

Study finds increased political activity on social media among military

"Such behavior threatens to erode the trust in which the public holds the military."

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Trump's speech to Congress will include military, veterans

But just how specific the president will get on defense policy issues remains unclear.

Putin says Russia could close military base in Kyrgyzstan

The U.S. operated an air base there chiefly for its military operations in Afghanistan until it was…

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Shulkin's proposals include several items that will require congressional approval and funding.

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President Trump says that a Navy SEAL who died in a raid in Yemen last month helped to collect "trem…

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What's in the VA secretary's 10-point plan to reform his department?

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‘People’s Court’ Judge and World War II veteran Joseph Wapner dies at 97

‘People’s Court’ Judge and World War II veteran Joseph Wapner dies at 97

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Reunion website launched in push to keep Marines connected

Reunions allow Marines to 'share, mourn, celebrate and protect each other,' the commandant says.

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Federal hiring freeze means reduced hours, even closures, for some military exchanges

Most DoD family and quality-of-life programs aren't exempted from the executive order.

2 Army bases blame Trump hiring freeze for child care cuts, despite DoD exemption

Despite Defense Department guidance that exempts child care workers from President Trump's federal c…

It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

The expanded online benefit for former service members won't extend to brick-and-mortar stores.

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department officials say its impractical to conduct annual screenings for gambling addiction…

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Federal hiring freeze means reduced hours, even closures, for some military exchanges

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Uncertainty surrounds program to protect troops' immigrant relatives

A key House Democrat wants to know whether the president's immigration crackdown has stalled the Par…

Army vows child care will continue, despite hiring freeze

In the wake of two Army installations’ decisions to cut back some of their child care, the Army has…

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Shotgun specs: 9 new models for 2017

From travel-friendly foldables to hand-carved masterpieces, check out the latest and greatest.

'Apocalypse Now' video game creators seek help from military veterans

The design team is also seeking $5.9 million in crowdfunding for the Francis Ford Coppola-blessed pr…

Former Navy helicopter mechanic Gerald Washington fights for heavyweight title Saturday night

The undefeated boxer will battle WBC champ Deontay Wilder on free TV.

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