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Shotgun specs: 9 new models for 2017

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The Army is seeking Guard and Reserve officers, warrants who want to go on active duty

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New anti-ISIS strategy may mean deeper U.S. involvement in Syria

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Naval officer who helped save John F. Kennedy during WWII dies at age 97

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Naval officer who helped save John F. Kennedy during WWII dies at age 97

William “Bud” Liebenow served in the South Pacific during World War II.

Today in history: After 6 days, the First Battle of Dalton ends

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Today in history: An overlooked victory of the American Revolution

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Today in history: Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi

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Today in history: Union forces secure the last major operating Confederate seaport

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Federal hiring freeze may mean reduced hours, even closures, for some military exchanges

Most DoD family and quality-of-life programs aren't exempted from the executive order.

2 Army bases blame Trump hiring freeze for child care cuts, despite DoD exemption

Despite Defense Department guidance that exempts child care workers from President Trump's federal c…

It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

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Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department officials say its impractical to conduct annual screenings for gambling addiction…

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Federal hiring freeze may mean reduced hours, even closures, for some military exchanges

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Uncertainty surrounds program to protect troops' immigrant relatives

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Army vows child care will continue, despite hiring freeze

In the wake of two Army installations’ decisions to cut back some of their child care, the Army has…

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Shotgun specs: 9 new models for 2017

From travel-friendly foldables to hand-carved masterpieces, check out the latest and greatest.

'Apocalypse Now' video game creators seek help from military veterans

The design team is also seeking $5.9 million in crowdfunding for the Francis Ford Coppola-blessed pr…

Former Navy helicopter mechanic Gerald Washington fights for heavyweight title Saturday night

The undefeated boxer will battle WBC champ Deontay Wilder on free TV.

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