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Will Congress fork over $17 billion to fix the VA?

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | Congress will pay for some veterans to get care from private doctors as part of proposed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. The…

Study confirms childhood trauma more common in soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Military members and veterans are more likely to have faced childhood trauma than civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the…

Midday Roundup: Raising the Costa Concordia

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Afloat. In the largest (read most expensive) maritime salvage project in history, crews are raising the Costa Concordia from its resting place just off the…

Can Robert McDonald’s corporate experience save the VA?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the scandal-plagued Veterans…

A home for America’s veterans

By Allie Hulcher
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Military | WASHINGTON—Sixty years ago, Ronald Bennett was stationed near Washington, D.C., in Quantico, Va. Every free weekend, he made the hour drive north and spent…

U.S. to sign land mine treaty

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The United States announced Friday its intention to join an international treaty banning land mines, a step that could lead to the complete elimination of the…

Petition urges Air Force Academy to honor religious liberty

By Kristen Eicher
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Religious Liberty | The Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition teamed up with the Family Research Council on Wednesday to deliver a petition with 105,000 signatures to the…

Top Navy officer: Don’t antagonize China

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The U.S. Navy’s top ranking officer went to the Naval War College last week seeking input and suggestions from faculty and students before signing off on a…

Midday Roundup: Hillary Clinton doesn’t have an income inequality leg to stand on

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let them eat cake! Hillary Clinton’s book tour is getting her expected 2016 presidential campaign off to a very bad start. On Sunday, The Guardian published…

Can private care referrals fix the VA’s problems?

By Kristen Eicher
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Healthcare | WASHINGTON—The delay in providing healthcare that is plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has some members of the House looking to the private…

President Bush’s 2007 warning on Iraq

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its troops out of…

House condemns Bergdahl without waiting for Army investigation

By Ryan Hill
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Military | WASHINGTON—Andy Andrews didn’t know until last Saturday that his son Darryn died in 2009 on a mission to find recently exchanged POW Bowe Bergdahl.

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