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Former Air Force Major Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Tricare Fraud
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:35:48 GMT
The former officer received kickbacks in a $5 billion health scheme involving compounded medicine prescriptions.
US Service Member Dies in Bahrain Noncombat Incident
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 20:03:56 GMT
The service member was assigned to Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade.
Taliban Warn Against Attacks on Freed Prisoners Going Home
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:30:01 GMT
Kabul officials denied unwarranted attacks on freed Taliban.
Female Soldiers Told the Army They Wanted Pants, Not a Skirt, for Greens Uniform
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:33:00 GMT
The Army's new Greens uniform will have pants as the default option for women, rather than a skirt.
Ex-VA Official: Residents of Veterans Homes 'Left Behind' During Pandemic
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:22:37 GMT
The committee started its work by tallying the number of coronavirus deaths at the state-run veterans homes nationwide.
Veteran Kneels for Nine Hours in Silent Protest in Utah
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:45:01 GMT
A Marine Corps veteran knelt for nine hours to call attention to racial injustice, police brutality and mental health.
Navy Cancels Fall E-4 Exams over Coronavirus Concerns
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:53:21 GMT
The Navy has canceled petty officer 3rd class advancement exams for the second time to limit exposure to the coronavirus.
Marine Recruiter Drowns After Unit Fitness Event in Georgia
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:41:06 GMT
A Marine sergeant drowned after going for a swim after a unit physical fitness event in Macon, Georgia.
Navy One-Stars Take More Risks, While Marines Value Discipline, Rand Study Finds
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:20:41 GMT
A new Rand Corp. study offers a report card for each of the U.S. military's systems to create generals and admirals.
You Might Qualify for These 2020 Class-Action Settlements
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:59:00 GMT
Muscle Milk, Apple and Navy Federal Credit Union have agreed to class-action settlements. Find out if you qualify.
Russia Clears Virus Vaccine Despite Scientific Skepticism
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:45:01 GMT
Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use.
3 Service Members, 6 Others Arrested in Texas Child Prostitution Sting Operation, Police Say
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:25:02 GMT
Killeen police said they arrested nine people, including three of whom were members of the military.
Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:10:01 GMT
In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the rigors of a campaign.
Pentagon Offers Military Airwaves for 5G Wireless Networks
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:35:01 GMT
The Pentagon plans to free up a big chunk of its military airwaves in the U.S. for high-speed internet service.
Afghan Council Frees Taliban Prisoners to Set Up Peace Talks
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:40:01 GMT
The declaration calls for an immediate start to negotiations and a cease-fire.
Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Returns to Norfolk After Record-Breaking 7 Months at Sea
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:05:01 GMT
The coronavirus made stops in foreign countries too risky, officials said, so the aircraft carrier had to keep moving.
Worker Stranded at Bagram Base Petitions Military for Freedom
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 19:22:13 GMT
An undisclosed number of foreign workers have been living in conditions they describe as jail-like on the sprawling base.
Trump: Convention Speech May Take Place at Gettysburg Battlefield
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 22:35:01 GMT
President Trump said that his acceptance speech for the nomination will be held at either the White House or Gettysburg.
A Startup Just Won a Contract to Develop an Air Force One Jet That Can Travel at Mach 5
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:31:47 GMT
The Air Force One of the future might be getting a major speed boost.
Here Are the 2 Veteran-Supporting Bills President Trump Just Signed into Law
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:33:46 GMT
The bills broaden options for troubled vets in the legal system and expand a home renovations grants program.

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