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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.<br>Evan Vucci/AP Photo

White House to propose boosting defense spending

The White House will propose boosting defense spending and slashing funding for longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection Agency in a set of marching orders to agencies as it prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Navy identifies sailor shot and killed at Oceana Naval Air Station

A sailor who crashed through Gate 2 of Oceana Naval Air Station late Friday made it all the way to the hangar for the squadron he worked for before he was shot and killed by a master at arms, U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command said Sunday night.


Moody AFB Airmen in fatal wreck identified

The names of three Moody Air Force Base airmen who were involved in a fatal crash in Hahira Saturday have been released.


Maintenance needs limit availability of B-1 bomber fleet

The Air Force’s most maintenance-intensive aircraft isn’t its oldest, or even its stealthiest. It’s the B-1 Lancer, and the bomber needs about 150 hours of maintenance after each flight.

Officials readying for Eielson F-35s to spur housing crunch

Officials in Alaska are preparing for a possible housing crunch in 2020 that is expected to coincide with an influx of service members tied to the two new F-35 squadrons coming to Eielson Air Force Base.


Investigation: US missile defense system expansion goes forward despite key deficiency

The Pentagon is pushing ahead with an expansion of the nation’s homeland missile defense system, despite a newly recognized deficiency that affects nearly all the system’s rocket interceptors, a Los Angeles Times investigation has found.




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Marine vet builds a new flagpole for World War II veteran

Jamie Popwell has placed about a dozen flags in a just a few weeks. He shares the stories and photos of the veterans on the Flags for Vets Facebook page.


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From Fort Eustis to the West Wing: McMaster is seen as a soldier-scholar

As outspoken as he is smart, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will now tackle a different type of battle as national security adviser to President Donald Trump.


Moody AFB Airmen in fatal wreck identified

The names of three Moody Air Force Base airmen who were involved in a fatal crash in Hahira Saturday have been released.


Driver rescued from SUV after crashing into Lake St. Clair

A 16-year-old boy was rescued from Lake St. Clair by the Coast Guard after losing control of the SUV he was driving and landing in the water off Grosse Pointe Shores.


Navy identifies sailor shot and killed at Oceana Naval Air Station

A sailor who crashed through Gate 2 of Oceana Naval Air Station late Friday made it all the way to the hangar for the squadron he worked for before he was shot and killed by a master at arms, U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command said Sunday night.


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Marine vet builds a new flagpole for World War II veteran

Jamie Popwell has placed about a dozen flags in a just a few weeks. He shares the stories and photos of the veterans on the Flags for Vets Facebook page.


ANALYSIS

From Fort Eustis to the West Wing: McMaster is seen as a soldier-scholar

As outspoken as he is smart, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will now tackle a different type of battle as national security adviser to President Donald Trump.


Moody AFB Airmen in fatal wreck identified

The names of three Moody Air Force Base airmen who were involved in a fatal crash in Hahira Saturday have been released.


Driver rescued from SUV after crashing into Lake St. Clair

A 16-year-old boy was rescued from Lake St. Clair by the Coast Guard after losing control of the SUV he was driving and landing in the water off Grosse Pointe Shores.


Navy identifies sailor shot and killed at Oceana Naval Air Station

A sailor who crashed through Gate 2 of Oceana Naval Air Station late Friday made it all the way to the hangar for the squadron he worked for before he was shot and killed by a master at arms, U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command said Sunday night.



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