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The spouse of a member of the Illinois National Guard took out a loan of $2,575 in Illinois. Due to triple-digit interest rates, the family spent more than $8,000 to repay the loan.
Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horri
Estonia on Wednesday summoned Russia's ambassador over an airspace violation by a Russian military aircraft.
The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students.
Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.
The Pentagon is confirming that Islamic State group militants were able to seize one of the 28 bundles of weapons and medical supplies dropped to Kurdish forces on Monday.
Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to suppy Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.
The US State Department has cleared the sale of M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition to Iraq, according to an announcement by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).
The 15-year early retirement option will be available to certain categories of Regular Army, National Guard and Army Reserve officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers who are selected for involuntary separations because of promotion passover
All veterans aren't homeless washouts. But Got Your Six officials worry that many Americans see them that way.
All three Army components must be ready to respond to 'the entire range of military operations' in an uncertain, volatile world, the commanding general of Forces Command said.
Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to help defend the embattled town of Kobani in Syria, where fellow Kurds are facing an onslaught by militants of the Islamic Sta
More than 500 U.S. troops are in Liberia, conducting humanitarian missions in response to the Ebola epidemic. Nearly 3,000 more are expected in the coming days.
The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister.
The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs wants to change its name to differ from the federal agency to avoid confusion, department Director Cissy Rucker said.
Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.
HAMPTON ROADS -- A deployment ceremony will be held at Fort Eustis this morning for approximately 60 U.S. Army soldiers deploying to fight the Ebola virus in West Africa. The soldiers are part of the 53rd Transportation Battalion.
Fort Carson will train about 160 engineers on Thursday in advance of the company's deployment to West Africa to help fight the spread of Ebola.
Two Afghan military officers who face deportation after leaving a Massachusetts training exercise to seek asylum in Canada are due back before a U.S. immigration judge.