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Let slip the hogs of war — wild pigs thwart ISIS ambush, kill 3 militants

Three Islamic State militants were mauled to death by a pack of wild boars.

VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

Despite the lifting of a federal hiring freeze, the Department of Veterans Affairs is leaving thousa…

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds meet for rare joint training

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds landed in the Cradle of Naval Aviation on Monday for a rare joint tr…

Cost of US Marine Corps CH-53K helicopter program grows to $27.7B

The cost of the CH-53K program has grown, but the service has 160 ideas for finding savings.

Trump picks veteran Marine general to lead Secret Service

Retired Maj. Gen. Randolph Alles, an Iraq War veteran, to take over the embattled agency.

Next title in 'Call of Duty' series will return to its World War II roots ... and have zombie mode

The European Theater-based first-person shooter will go live in November, with some new wrinkles.

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GI Film Festival XI

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Charleston calling: 5 things to know before you go

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Improved .50-caliber machine gun hits fleet

Changes to the .50-caliber machine gun speed up shooting.

Today in history: April 27

From the shores of Tripoli, to the Mississippi on this day in history.

Report: Enlisted service member is the fourth-worst job in America

The CareerCast survey puts service members a step behind pest control workers.

2017 Wounded Warrior Healing Arts exhibit on display at the Pentagon

Located on the second floor on the walls of Apex 1 and 2, the exhibit will be on display all year.…

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NATO chief acknowledges Italy for boosting defense spending

The head of NATO praised Italy Thursday for increasing its defense spending last year, an acknowledg…

In tweetstorm, Trump takes aim at Democrats on spending bill

President Donald Trump on Thursday unleashed a tweetstorm of criticism of Democrats involved in tens…

After Damascus blasts, Israel intercepts 'target' from Syria

An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Ai…

Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

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Hilton announces plan to hire 20,000 veterans and family members by 2020

Hilton Hotels & Resorts unveiled the new plan after completing its 2013 goal of hiring 10,000 vetera…

South Carolina chefs, all military vets, team up for charity event

The entire event is being put together by military veterans, from the chefs to the logo designer.

Latest GI Bill fight could sideline a host of planned reforms

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VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

Despite the lifting of a federal hiring freeze, the Department of Veterans Affairs is leaving thousa…

Montana non-profit is helping injured veterans recover through fly fishing

Fly fishing is a low impact physical activity and helps rehabilitate vets because it is calming and…

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Add your voice to the annual Blue Star Families survey

The Military Family Lifestyle Survey is open to active-duty troops, veterans and families through Ma…

Military moves 2017: System concerns, mover shortages make early scheduling critical

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Military Moves 2017: Doing it yourself? Tips for personally procured moves

If you're going it alone for your next PCS, take this advice to heart.

Military Moves 2017: 13 tips for your next PCS

From prep work to must-have resources, here's how to keep your relocation running smoothly.

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Add your voice to the annual Blue Star Families survey

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Education Secretary DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military children

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military fam…

New charity offers ball gowns to military families — for free

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Next title in 'Call of Duty' series will return to its World War II roots ... and have zombie mode

The European Theater-based first-person shooter will go live in November, with some new wrinkles.

'Range 15' documentary goes behind the scenes of vet-made zombie comedy

See a trailer for 'Not a War Story,' and hear from one of the stars about future film plans.

Iraq vet talks about his Netflix movie, pulling CQ in Saddam's palace, debunking 'dysfunctional veteran' stereotype

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Gen. Joe Dunford ran the Boston Marathon

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