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Six provisions of the 2019 NDAA that could impact your wallet

Among the most significant changes, servicemembers are slated to get a 2.6 percent pay raise, which would mark the biggest increase in nine years.

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In a sea of remains, a US military dog tag is found

When North Korea turned over 55 boxes of remains believed to be American servicemembers last month, the McDaniel family wondered if their late father could be among them. A phone call to the Indianapolis home of retired Army Chaplain Col. Charles McDaniel Jr. answered that question.


On Purple Heart Day, an Iraq War veteran gets long-lost award

Army Staff Sgt. Michael T. Jeffrey was wounded in Iraq in 2006. He received a Purple Heart in 2012 at the Warrior Transition Unit in Fort Knox, but it wasn't until he made it home that he realized it wasn't his medal. On Tuesday, nonprofit Purple Hearts Reunited righted that wrong in an emotional, official ceremony to bestow the honor.


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Fixes to 'up or out' promotion system could take years

Experts and military leaders said the services need new flexibility to compete with the private sector in the midst of demands for a force of the future. But, they said, proposed changes, while exciting, could still be years in the making.


Longtime wife of combat veteran, mother of two deported to Mexico

Alejandra Juarez, wife of a combat veteran and mother of two U.S. citizen-children, said President Donald Trump was elected by the help of voters like her husband and she’s heartbroken the president couldn’t help.


GAO report: $1 billion to dismantle Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

The GAO estimate was unveiled as the Navy is assessing its options to dismantle and dispose of the former USS Enterprise, which has been inactive since 2012 and was decommissioned in 2017 after more than 50 years of service.