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Is it time to give Chesty Puller the Medal of Honor?

The most decorated Marine in the Corps' history, Puller was never nominated for the Medal of Honor.

The warrior-thinker Trump picked for national security adviser

President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster — considered to be one of the smartest strategis…

Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

In his first interview since taking the job, the VA Secretary said accountability is among his top p…

Drugs vanish at some VA hospitals

Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers…

Los Angeles at a glance: 7 quick tips for military travelers

Movie stars, theme parks, beaches, miles of trails ... some must-have hints if you're going Hollywoo…

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H.R. McMaster: What we've learned from Trump's new national security adviser

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Trump national security adviser will face Senate vote

The president’s national security adviser doesn’t need Senate confirmation, but for President Trump’…

Video: Marines drink cobra blood, eat scorpions

Marines and sailors taste cobra blood as part of annual jungle survival training in Thailand.

Today in history: U.S. breaks through the Orscholz line

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Iraqi forces on Mosul hilltop gird for fierce fight ahead

Iraqi troops worked to secure a strategic hilltop overlooking Mosul's international airport and a ne…

Death of Russian ambassador to U.N. needs to be studied more

The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied furth…

Russia to rely increasingly on non-nuclear deterrent

Russia will continue to see the development of its nuclear forces as a top priority, but the militar…

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Shulkin promises problematic VA workers will be fired

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Remembering Lt. Gen. Hal Moore: Read the moving eulogy delivered by his eldest son

Hal Moore’s life was a love story. Now, love. Love is not the word that comes readily to mind when s…

New VA Secretary joins Trump on Twitter

The personal account for Dr. David Shulkin is a first for the top VA official.

Soldier, a WWII POW who saved hundreds by defying Nazis, nominated for Congressional Gold Medal

Tennessee's two U.S. senators are hoping to get the federal government to honor a Knoxville soldier…

WWII Navy vet overcame typhoons and a torpedo to become well-known academic

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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…

Investing in human performance

The U.S. military should substantially increase its investment in biometric monitoring and feedback,…

DeCA boss announces retirement as major commissary changes near

As the commissary benefit begins to undergo fundamental changes, the director of the Defense Commiss…



Elizabeth Warren on credentialing concerns: 'I think we can fix this problem'

Given the training and skills service members get on the job, it should be easier for their credenti…

Some military families say doctors dropping out of new Tricare networks

Some military families are already seeing some doctors and other health care providers dropping out…

Deadlines looming for military family scholarships

It's the scholarship season, and some important scholarship deadlines are looming for military child…



Keeping the faith: 'Hacksaw Ridge' producer on honoring a hero

The man behind a 2004 documentary on Pfc. Desmond Doss charts the story's progression to "Hacksaw Ri…

Gridiron general: Odierno talks safety, growth in new role as USA Football chairman

The retired four-star says without the game, he may never have found his Army path

Patriots long snapper (and Navy ensign) Joe Cardona's 'surreal' Super Bowl experience

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Navy vet who completed 744 marathons dies at age 96

Don McNelly, known worldwide for powering through marathon runs and running up record totals into hi…

Nats, Red Sox to play an April 1 exhibition game at the Naval Academy

The Washington Nationals will face the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game at the U.S. Naval Academ…

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