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Texas' formalized program that also invites the public to veterans' funerals is among many efforts by states and organizations to bury vets with full military honors, in some cases when no one is available to coordinate ceremonies on their behalf, such as family members.



Pomp, pageantry expected to dominate Trump’s second state visit to Japan

There will be many symbolic moments during President Donald Trump’s second state visit to Japan, which kicked off with the arrival of Air Force One at a Tokyo airport Saturday evening and is expected to run through Tuesday.


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Mike Pence says West Point grads should expect to see combat

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.


Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan.



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Episode 9: Contractors navigate complex maze of laws, policies for health care

A trio of experts joins hosts Michelle Harven and Desmon Farris to help explain the intricacies of contractor health care, provide tips for those in the industry and clear up some of the murkier aspects of the current system.


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Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan.


Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday.


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Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan.


Security forces mistakenly kill 6 civilians in Afghanistan

An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, provincial officials said Saturday.



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World War I soldier killed in France remembered 100-plus years later

U.S. Army Pvt. Edward H. Lemieux died 100 years ago, but relatives who came after him still think of their family hero. The soldier, who was born and raised in the City of Plattsburgh, was one of the 7,000 U.S. casualties the World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel in France in 1918.



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The Navy is planning extensive training in the Pacific Northwest. Here's how that might affect marine animals.

A Navy test and training proposal could tee up the latest battle over sonar — essential to national security at sea, but also a threat to the creatures trying to make an increasingly noisy ocean home.


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Mike Pence says West Point grads should expect to see combat

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.


Navy, Marines, Coast Guard sail into New York for Fleet Week

Some 2,600 Navy sailors, Marines and members of the Coast Guard cruised into New York City on more than a dozen vessels Wednesday for the 31st annual Fleet Week — one of the largest in the nation.


Research institute wins $10M contract to help advance hypersonic flight

The Air Force has awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) a nearly $10 million contract f0r work advancing the development of hypersonic test vehicles.


WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot

Wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action, according to a World War II researcher who recently visited the crash site.


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The Navy is planning extensive training in the Pacific Northwest. Here's how that might affect marine animals.

A Navy test and training proposal could tee up the latest battle over sonar — essential to national security at sea, but also a threat to the creatures trying to make an increasingly noisy ocean home.


Gallery

Mike Pence says West Point grads should expect to see combat

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.


Navy, Marines, Coast Guard sail into New York for Fleet Week

Some 2,600 Navy sailors, Marines and members of the Coast Guard cruised into New York City on more than a dozen vessels Wednesday for the 31st annual Fleet Week — one of the largest in the nation.


Research institute wins $10M contract to help advance hypersonic flight

The Air Force has awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) a nearly $10 million contract f0r work advancing the development of hypersonic test vehicles.


WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot

Wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action, according to a World War II researcher who recently visited the crash site.



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Florida football legend Tiger Mayberry died in Japanese POW camp

According to dusty old files and his little chapter of military history, Walter "Tiger" Mayberry, who died in a Japanese POW camp during World War II, was an absolute great.


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Florida football legend Tiger Mayberry died in Japanese POW camp

According to dusty old files and his little chapter of military history, Walter "Tiger" Mayberry, who died in a Japanese POW camp during World War II, was an absolute great.