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Arizona looking for military personnel owed $2.3 million in unclaimed funds

More than 8,800 military personnel who were once stationed in Arizona have unclaimed money waiting for them, the state’s Department of Revenue says. The funds total $2.3 million.


Congress can have access to eight years of Trump's tax records, appeals court orders

The order does not mean Trump's taxes will be turned over to Congress immediately.


Justice Dept. rolls out new program to combat gun violence

The push, known as Project Guardian,“will strengthen our efforts to reduce gun violence by allowing the federal government and our state and local partners to better target offenders who use guns in crimes," according to Attorney General William Barr.

Chad Wolf sworn in as acting Department of Homeland Security chief, the fifth under Trump

Chad Wolf was sworn in Wednesday as the new acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, becoming the fifth person to hold the top job under President Donald Trump, a period of unusually high leadership turnover at the nation’s largest domestic security agency.


Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

The late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran, was the 10th longest-serving senator in history when he resigned in April 2018. He died in May of this year.



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Ahead of 2020 election, lawmakers alarmed over foreign agents targeting veterans on social media

Veterans are a key target for online fraud and attempts to meddle in U.S. elections, with bogus web pages and charities aimed at the military community pushing propaganda and disinformation to gin up political discord, tech industry leaders and House lawmakers said Wednesday.



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Lockheed’s stealthy F-35 breaks down too often, Pentagon says

None of the Air Force, Marines and Navy variants of the Lockheed Martin fighter is meeting its five key “reliability or maintainability metrics,” according to a Pentagon spokesman.


Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals, according to report

The National Transportation Safety Board says that since a duck boat accident killed 13 people in 1999, it has repeatedly urged the Coast Guard to require the vehicles be better able to remain afloat when flooded, and to remove impediments to escape such as canopies.


Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

The late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran, was the 10th longest-serving senator in history when he resigned in April 2018. He died in May of this year.


New Italian law mandating child seat alarms exempts most US troops but applies to others on bases

Service members, family members and civilians who work for the U.S. military whose vehicles are registered “through their installation with Armed Forces in Italy plates” are exempt from the law, officials said.


Fort Carson Army sergeant killed by fellow soldier in shooting, police say

Sgt. Alexis Sanchez, remembered as a doting father and devout Christian by friends and family, was shot and killed in his apartment Oct. 27. Cpl. William Garcia — who, like Sanchez, is assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division — is accused of fatally wounding the Fort Carson soldier.


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Lockheed’s stealthy F-35 breaks down too often, Pentagon says

None of the Air Force, Marines and Navy variants of the Lockheed Martin fighter is meeting its five key “reliability or maintainability metrics,” according to a Pentagon spokesman.


Coast Guard ignored duck boat safety proposals, according to report

The National Transportation Safety Board says that since a duck boat accident killed 13 people in 1999, it has repeatedly urged the Coast Guard to require the vehicles be better able to remain afloat when flooded, and to remove impediments to escape such as canopies.


Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

The late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran, was the 10th longest-serving senator in history when he resigned in April 2018. He died in May of this year.


New Italian law mandating child seat alarms exempts most US troops but applies to others on bases

Service members, family members and civilians who work for the U.S. military whose vehicles are registered “through their installation with Armed Forces in Italy plates” are exempt from the law, officials said.


Fort Carson Army sergeant killed by fellow soldier in shooting, police say

Sgt. Alexis Sanchez, remembered as a doting father and devout Christian by friends and family, was shot and killed in his apartment Oct. 27. Cpl. William Garcia — who, like Sanchez, is assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division — is accused of fatally wounding the Fort Carson soldier.



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Fort Carson Army sergeant killed by fellow soldier in shooting, police say

Sgt. Alexis Sanchez, remembered as a doting father and devout Christian by friends and family, was shot and killed in his apartment Oct. 27. Cpl. William Garcia — who, like Sanchez, is assigned to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division — is accused of fatally wounding the Fort Carson soldier.


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