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Do not 'ram through' Mattis confirmation, committee's top Dem warns GOP

Rep. Adam Smith warned that Democrats — in spite of widespread admiration for Mattis — may fight his…

Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

It will be the first time a Japanese leader has visited the site of the Japanese attack that propell…

North Dakota pipeline protesters, inluding veterans, say they'll stay despite victory

Hundreds of people at the Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires, encampment cheered and chanted "mni…

Carter confident Mattis will be ready to take command

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday he believes his designated successor, if confirmed by the S…

'Pride of the Pacific' trains new Sri Lankan marine corps

Camp Pendleton Marines wrapped up the first joint training mission with the newly created Sri Lankan…

Trump widens secretary of State search as Petraeus pleads his case

President-elect Donald Trump is widening his search for a secretary of State after high-profile meet…

The Marine Corps desperately needs people to fill its most high-profile assignments

Why Marines looking to make the Corps a career should take on one of the service's toughest assignme…

Former JCS chairman on his next mission: USA Basketball

Martin Dempsey talks hoops, troops ... and the move from officer to civilian

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This week in Congress: Guard bonus scandal, wrap-up work

Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of Dec. 5.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter: U.S., partners need to stay in Iraq after ISIS defeat

The American military, along with its international partners, will need to remain in Iraq even after…

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Carter confident Mattis will be ready to take command

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday he believes his designated successor, if confirmed by the S…

Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

It will be the first time a Japanese leader has visited the site of the Japanese attack that propell…

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This week in Congress: Guard bonus scandal, wrap-up work

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Trump widens secretary of State search as Petraeus pleads his case

President-elect Donald Trump is widening his search for a secretary of State after high-profile meet…

VA's top congressional critic could become the department's next secretary

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Jeff Miller, who is retiring at the end of the year, is…

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North Dakota pipeline protesters, inluding veterans, say they'll stay despite victory

Hundreds of people at the Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires, encampment cheered and chanted "mni…

Hundreds of veterans 'to put our bodies on the line’ in pipeline protest

Tasheena Cloud said Saturday that she and the hundreds of other veterans who have been filing into t…

Unemployment jumps to 6.5 percent for post-9/11 vets in November

The unemployment rate for the latest generation of veterans jumped to 6.5 percent in November, a not…

Veterans' group criticizes vets joining pipeline protest

Some military veterans are taking issue with other veterans' plans to join a protest in North Dakota…

Green Berets tackle new mission: opening a distillery

A team of former Green Berets who served around the globe are on a new mission.

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Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…

Tricare patients' deadline to switch pharmacy is Dec. 1

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Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…

Tricare patients' deadline to switch pharmacy is Dec. 1

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Former JCS chairman on his next mission: USA Basketball

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Temple cruises past Navy 34-10 to capture AAC championship

Phillip Walker threw two touchdown passes, Temple's defense stuffed Navy's running game and the Owls…

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Book excerpt: An Army tale by Carl Reiner

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