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Performers Rehearsing for National Memorial Day ConcertPerformers are rehearsing for Sunday's National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Volunteers Place 200K Wreaths at Arlington National CemeteryThousands of wreaths were placed on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.
Hagel: 'Racially Biased' Military Hair Regulations Have Been AmendedAfter controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.
Report: Suicide Rate for Non-Deployed US Soldiers Tripled 2004-2009 There was a huge spike in suicide attempts among both deployed and non-deployed U.S. military members between 2004 and 2009, according to a new study by the National Institute of Mental Health.
House Approves Military Pension Bill The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to restore full cost of living increases to pension benefits for younger military retirees, responding eagerly to election-year pressure from veterans groups.
Shutdown to Idle U.S.-Based Military CommissariesMembers of the Armed Forces will still be paid in the partial government shutdown, but their food bills could soar if Washington's political brinksmanship drags on.
TSA To Provide Expedited Screening For Wounded WarriorsWounded Warriors won’t need to take off their shoes, jackets or hats when going through airport security.
TSA to Ease Screenings For Wounded WarriorsStarting Wednesday at airports nationwide, including Reagan National, Dulles and BWI, the Transportation Security Administration will offer expedited screenings to severely injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Opinion: National Security Shouldn't Get Lost In This CampaignOur economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
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