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Gen. Arthur J. Lichte<br>U.S. Air Force

Air Force investigating sexual assault report against 4-star general

The Air Force is investigating a sexual-assault report against a retired four-star general who was on active duty at the time of the alleged incident, service officials said Friday.

19:46 August 26, 2016
A soldier takes a written exam on June 20, 2016 at Fort Hood, Texas.<br>Marcus Floyd/U.S. Army

Financial troubles at for-profit ITT leaves student vets vulnerable

A loophole in government student aid programs will prevent 12,500 student veterans from seeking lost benefits if a for-profit school is forced to close its doors, a veterans advocacy group said Friday.

16:27 August 26, 2016
Lt. Gen. David Berger, left, receives the U.S. Marines Forces Pacific flag from outgoing commander Lt. Gen. John Toolan during a change of command ceremony in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. <br>Audrey McAvoy/AP

New Pacific Marine leader vows to keep up work with allies

Lt. Gen. David Berger said Friday he aims to advance his predecessor's work helping allies and partners develop their skills storming beaches and moving forces ashore.

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Tech. Sgt. Jamal J. Hogan, left, independent duty medical technician, 108th Medical Group, New Jersey Air National Guard, takes down medical information of a homeless veteran during Stand Down 2012 at the National Guard Armory in Cherry Hill Sept. 28, 2012.<br>Mark C. Olsen/U.S. Air Force

Past deadline, feds see no end in sight for veteran homeless crisis

Federal agencies now say they cannot predict the end of homelessness among veterans, a national crisis that President Barack Obama hoped to stop by 2015.

12:09 August 26, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.<br>Carolyn Kaster/AP

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

Hillary Clinton said Friday the charitable programs of her family foundation would continue, perhaps through partnerships with other organizations, if she's elected president, even as critics argue that would present a conflict of interest.

12:33 August 26, 2016
PJ Marx told the government he was inspired by the 2001 attacks to "try to make a contribution to the war effort" and develop a higher-density bullet compatible with existing Army weapons.<br>YouTube

Army quest for deadlier 'green' bullet won't enrich inventor

An appeals court rejected PJ Marx's claim Friday, saying the government's final redesign of bullets used in the standard-issue M16 rifle and M4 carbine for U.S. troops doesn't match the design in his patents. As a result, Marx won't collect the millions of dollars a lower court said he was entitled to.

13:17 August 26, 2016
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