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President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a retired army medic from Alabama who risked his life during the Vietnam War to help wounded comrades.


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Major reforms to veterans’ health care are moving forward on Capitol Hill, and politically conservative and liberal groups are attempting to influence what could be an intense debate over balancing private-sector care.


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The Pentagon is accelerating production of Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet even though the planes already delivered are facing "significantly longer repair times" than planned because maintenance facilities are six years behind schedule, according to a draft audit.


Bergdahl judge says he can be fair despite Trump's comments

The military judge who will sentence Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl expressed concern Monday about a new comment made President Donald Trump about the former Taliban captive, though he insisted the soldier’s punishment would not be influenced by the president.



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Long day of diplomacy: Tillerson visits Afghanistan, Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism and commit to stability.


White House: Trump plans to visit Camp Humphreys, but not Korean DMZ

President Donald Trump is not planning to visit the border between North and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone when he visits Asia next month.


Soldier's widow angry that Trump didn't know her husband's name

The widow of a fallen soldier reproached President Donald Trump Monday over his condolence call last week, saying she was angered by his tone and that he couldn't remember her husband's name. Trump quickly responded on Twitter that he'd been "very respectful" and spoke the name "without hesitation."



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Trump awards Medal of Honor to retired Army medic Gary M. Rose

President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a retired army medic from Alabama who risked his life during the Vietnam War to help wounded comrades.


White House: Trump plans to visit Camp Humphreys, but not Korean DMZ

President Donald Trump is not planning to visit the border between North and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone when he visits Asia next month.


Raptors back home after training with forces over England

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors have returned to their home bases in the United States after wrapping up a set of exercises in Europe this month.


Long day of diplomacy: Tillerson visits Afghanistan, Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism and commit to stability.


In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says her government will continue sending aid to South Sudan despite the stalling of a peace process to end the civil war that has killed tens of thousands.


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Trump awards Medal of Honor to retired Army medic Gary M. Rose

President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a retired army medic from Alabama who risked his life during the Vietnam War to help wounded comrades.


White House: Trump plans to visit Camp Humphreys, but not Korean DMZ

President Donald Trump is not planning to visit the border between North and South Korea known as the Demilitarized Zone when he visits Asia next month.


Raptors back home after training with forces over England

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors have returned to their home bases in the United States after wrapping up a set of exercises in Europe this month.


Long day of diplomacy: Tillerson visits Afghanistan, Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism and commit to stability.


In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says her government will continue sending aid to South Sudan despite the stalling of a peace process to end the civil war that has killed tens of thousands.



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Trump awards Medal of Honor to retired Army medic Gary M. Rose

President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a retired army medic from Alabama who risked his life during the Vietnam War to help wounded comrades.



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Remains of WWII soldier to return home Wednesday

Military records indicated Army Staff Sgt. Michael Aiello went missing Sept. 30 1944, during intense fighting near the bridge at Nijmegen. While no remains were officially identified, the military issued a presumptive finding of death about a year later.


Coast Guard vessel recovery in early stages

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Pence honors memory of Marines killed in 1983 Beirut bombing

Vice President Mike Pence is honoring the memory of 241 U.S. service members who were killed in the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.


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Remains of WWII soldier to return home Wednesday

Military records indicated Army Staff Sgt. Michael Aiello went missing Sept. 30 1944, during intense fighting near the bridge at Nijmegen. While no remains were officially identified, the military issued a presumptive finding of death about a year later.


Coast Guard vessel recovery in early stages

Officials say as many as 500 ships could litter local waters in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria, ranging from small personal sailboats to a ferry to a large yacht sunk on top of another vessel.


Pence honors memory of Marines killed in 1983 Beirut bombing

Vice President Mike Pence is honoring the memory of 241 U.S. service members who were killed in the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon.



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Defending champions facing hard roads to Far East title repeats

A veteran girls volleyball coach with two Far East Tournament titles to his credit once remarked that easy roads to championships can be boring and he doesn’t prefer easy roads anyway.


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VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Defending champions facing hard roads to Far East title repeats

A veteran girls volleyball coach with two Far East Tournament titles to his credit once remarked that easy roads to championships can be boring and he doesn’t prefer easy roads anyway.