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North Carolina VA hospital bought $2.3 million surgical robot without permission

A Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in North Carolina spent $2.3 million on a surgical robot without approval, a federal watchdog reported Wednesday.


Jon Stewart plays emcee at Warrior Games this weekend in Tampa

This is only the second time the Warrior Games have been held outside of a military base, and the first time in Tampa, so the city is pulling out all the stops to cheer on the athletes competing over 10 days in a Paralympics-style competition.


Millennial Money: 5 money tactics for military deployments

While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passionate about finances as he navigated his post-military life and benefits.

Conspiracy of silence: After atomic blasts, a dangerous cleanup scarred troops for life

Before he died, Army veteran Paul Laird had a message for his wife. He didn’t want his mission to expose servicemember illnesses resulting from a secret U.S. military cleanup operation of radioactive sites to end with his life. “Please don’t quit fighting; help these guys,” he told her.


Aboard the Cape Henlopen, veterans recall D-day invasion

The Cape Henlopen, operated by Cross Sound Ferry, which makes regular trips between New London and Orient Point, was built as a World War II landing craft. The ship recently underwent a major overhaul, including a new lounge space, which highlights its involvement in D-Day.


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