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Best for Vets: Employers 2014

Air Force Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:31
Troops transitioning out of the military often worry that the jobs they did in uniform will be irrelevant to the jobs they want out of uniform.
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Army pal receives 39-year-old letter from Michigan

Army Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:29
An Army veteran in Washington state finally has received a letter from Monroe that first was dropped in the mail 39 years ago.
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Strahan’s 'GMA’ side job confirmed with his visit

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:55
Michael Strahan has made good on reports that he’s joining “Good Morning America” by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday.

Prosecutors looped in FBI on KSM manifesto issue last year

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:49
Military prosecutors involved the FBI on the issue of Khalid Sheik Mohammed’s self-published “Invitation to Happiness” commentary soon after his lawyers handed them the document last year, a court filing shows.

Families bound by WWII veterans most never knew

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:40
She never knew the man, never met him. He died a day before she was born, shot down by German forces over Belgium during World War II.

Navy: Fire reported aboard USS Hue City

Navy Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:35
The Navy says a fire was reported aboard a guided-missile cruiser as it was transiting the Atlantic Ocean.
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Europe pulling all stops to mark 70th anniversary of key WWII events

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:32
Commemorations across the Continent are pulling out all the stops this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the last year of World War II, with an expectation that by the next major milestone in five years there might not be many WWII veterans to celebrate with.

Fires reported on USS Hue City; no injuries reported

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:22
The Navy says a fire was reported aboard a guided-missile cruiser as it was transiting the Atlantic Ocean.

High cost, delays putting F-35 program at risk, report says

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:07
A government watchdog agency has "significant concern" about the affordability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, at more than $390 billion the most costly weapons program in the Pentagon's history, and persistent computer software problems that could delay how soon the stealth jet is ready for combat.

DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Air Force Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:43
Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.
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DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:43
Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.
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DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Army Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:43
Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.
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DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Military Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:43
Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.
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DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Navy Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:43
Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.
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Military appeals courts uphold sexting convictions

Air Force Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:22
Troops have gotten in trouble for years for sending sexually explicit photos and messages over text message - even without much legal precedent.
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Pitt to star as Gen. McChrystal in Afghanistan war flick

Stars & Stripes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 09:02
Brad Pitt will star as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of all Western forces in Afghanistan, in a film adaptation of “The Operators,” the book that chronicles the rise and fall of McChrystal.

Boosted bonuses: New rules raise payout ceiling to $100K

Navy Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:40
A new war is on the Navy's horizon, one for keeping the best people with the hottest skills in the ranks.
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Obama to speak at West Point graduation

Army Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:38
President Obama will deliver this year's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, the White House announced Monday.
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Obama to speak at West Point graduation

Military Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:38
President Obama will deliver this year's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, the White House announced Monday.
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Pentagon condemns 'provocative' Russian military action against U.S. Navy ship

Air Force Times - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:08
A Russian fighter jet on Saturday made repeated 'provocative' close-range, low-altitude passes above the U.S.
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