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  1. Buying in winter with a VA Mortgage

    • March 4, 2014

    Home buyers and home sellers always want to get the best deal, right? Unless the seller of a property is facing foreclosure or some other …

  1. Fire broke out onboard the cruiser Hue City Monday while the ship was crossing the Atlantic Ocean, but no sailors were injured, fleet officials said Tuesday. MC1 Nathanael Miller/Navy

    UPDATE: Hue City crew doused major fire at sea

    The crew of the cruiser Hue City fought and defeated a major fire in one of the main engineering spaces Monday evening without suffering any injuries, according to a new report obtained by Navy Times.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  2. Airmen return from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. The Air Force has opened a new round of 15-year retirement opportunities for airmen who were deployed, on a short-tour assignment or had an unwaiverable service commitment during the last application window. Airman 1st Class Betty R. Chevalier/Air Force

    New early retirement window opens

    The Air Force on Tuesday opened a new window for select airmen to apply for early retirement.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  3. Capt. Christopher Ashinhurst, center, commander of Delta Company, 1st Tanks, receives a Bronze Star with 'V' device from Maj. Gen. Larry Nicholson, commanding general of 1st Marine Division, in January. Cpl. D. J. Wu/Marine Corps

    Tank officer who led Marines in 5-day battle to receive Leftwich Trophy

    A tank officer who led his company to victory in a five-day battle against insurgents in Afghanistan last year will be honored with the prestigious Leftwich Trophy later this year.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  4. Former Sgt. Kyle White will receive the Medal of Honor for heroism in 2007 while serving as a specialist in Afghanistan.

    Sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for 16-hour Afghanistan battle

    High in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, the enemy ambush was quick and deadly.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  5. 1st Lt. Kelly Requa is breaking new ground at Fort Bragg. She's one of a small number of female lieutenants brought into lead a cannon platoon at the North Carolina base. By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed. Gerry Broome / AP

    First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

    Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  6. Marine officials are investigating a night landing that went awry involving an EA-6B Prowler stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., that resulted in at least $1 million in damage, according to a report from the Naval Safety Center. Airforce via Wikipedia

    Prowler aircraft damaged after leaving runway during landing at Cherry Point

    Marine officials are investigating a mishap involving an electronic warfare aircraft stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., that has resulted in at least $1 million in damage according to a report from the Naval Safety Center.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  7. Tim Kennedy will fight Michael Bisping on Wednesday in Quebec. Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports and Jon Kopaloff/G

    War of words and videos builds to Kennedy-Bisping fight

    The build-up to Wednesday night's UFC middleweight main event between Sgt. 1st Class Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping has included, but has not been limited to:

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  8. Reserve and FTS master chief, senior chief selectees announced

    Personnel officials released the names of Navy Reserve and full-time support sailors chosen for senior chief and master chief as part of the latest board on Monday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  9. Navy releases March court-martial results

    Assault consummated by battery. Drug possession. Sexual assault. Violation of the Arms Export Control Act. Attempts to make child pornography.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  10. A veteran patient recieves a vaccination. Tricare announced Tuesday its plans for reinstating thousands of beneficiaries who lost eligibility for Tricare Prime last October. Stephanie McCrobie / U.S. Navy

    Tricare presents plan for re-enrolling some in Prime

    Tricare announced Tuesday its plans for reinstating thousands of beneficiaries who lost eligibility for Tricare Prime last October, but by law, not all who were booted off Prime will be able to re-enroll.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  11. Expert testifies in USCG double homicide trial in Alaska

    Jurors in the trial of a man charged with gunning down two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island repeatedly viewed blurry security-camera footage Tuesday showing a blue car passing the murder scene, then heading in the opposi

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  12. Missing JBLM soldier found dead; nephew of Oso slide victims

    A soldier found dead in the woods near Olympia on Tuesday was the nephew of two presumed victims of last month's devastating landslide in Washington state, the Army said.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  13. Militia leader pleads guilty to military ID theft

    A self-described militia commander from Minnesota who was charged with stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to identity theft.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  14. Operators aboard Australian navy vessel Ocean Shield move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position for deployment. MCS 1st Class Peter D. Blair / Navy

    Navy's robot sub continues search for missing Malaysian jet

    A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final sweeps of the Indian Ocean for floating debris from the ill-fated airliner.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  15. A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade Tuesday outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. Ukraine's acting president accused Russia enacting 'brutal plans' to destabilize the southeast of his ex-Soviet country by backing separatist militants. Genya Savilov / AFP via Getty Images

    Russia tests Obama's ability to stop its advances

    President Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations as the White House asserts that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  16. Brad Pitt, right, will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired. Mark Lennihan / AP and Getty

    Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie

    Brad Pitt will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  17. Americans killed in 2007 Afghanistan attack

    Six Americans were killed during a fierce attack Nov. 9, 2007, in Aranas, Afghanistan.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  18. Battalion is among most highly decorated

    Former Sgt. Kye White served with one of the most highly decorated battalions to fight in Afghanistan.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  19. First Lady Michelle Obama has stickers placed on her face by 20-month-old Lily Oppelt, as her parents, Amy and Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, far right, watch during Obama's April 14 visit to the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, D.C. Associated Press

    Michelle Obama visits Walter Reed's Fisher House

    It's been a long road for Amy Oppelt and her family since she got the call informing her that her husband, Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, had been injured by a roadside bomb while serving in Afghanistan.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  20. Developmental reading professor Naesea Price teaches a lesson on sentence and paragraph structure in a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore. Only about a quarter of students nationally who take developmental  or remedial  classes ever graduate. The Baltimore school is one of several places around the country looking to improve the odds for these students. Patrick Semansky/AP

    Colleges seek to improve chances for students who take remedial classes

    The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  21. Coast Guardsman faces Article 32 in Wis. assault

    A member of the U.S. Coast Guard will face a military hearing on allegations that he had abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  22. FBI leak probe shuts down 9/11 case at Guantanamo

    A judge agreed Tuesday to look into how FBI questioning of a defense team member will affect the trial of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners in the Sept. 11 attack.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  23.  Getty Images / iStockphoto

    Your medical files may be at risk

    After veteran Aaron Alexis shot and killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard last September, the Air Force noted a spike in the number of personnel dipping into his electronic medical file.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  24. Amanda Miller, seen here in the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop in Monroe, Mich., surprised a Washington state resident when she forwarded a letter written to him by his old Army buddy Peter Mushing in 1975. Miller found the letter in a coat pocket donated by Mr. Mushing's family after his death and decided to mail it to the recipient, Fred Havellana. Kim Brent / Monroe News via AP

    Army pal receives 39-year-old letter from Michigan

    An Army veteran in Washington state finally has received a letter from Monroe that first was dropped in the mail 39 years ago.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  25. A patient believed to be one of the National guardsmen injured near the naval base in Millington, Tenn., was taken to The Med in Memphis on Oct. 24, 2013.

    Feds file more charges in Tenn. armory shooting

    Federal prosecutors have added new charges against a Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of trying to kill four superiors in a shooting at an armory northeast of Memphis.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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