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A veteran of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne who was shot and paralyzed during the Iraq war, goes down a hallway with his new service dog. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prisoners Training Service Dogs For Disabled Veterans

A medium-security prison has become the latest facility where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

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Michelle Obama, ‘First Dogs’ Visit Military Families

Michelle Obama said Monday she is shining a light on military families who are her heroes and a medical facility that treats them as she gives thanks during an early Easter celebration.

04/14/2014

U.S. Navy Sailors

Records: Man Who Shot Sailor Was Convicted Felon

The civilian truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a destroyer at the world’s largest naval base was a Virginia man who records show was a convicted felon, the Navy said Thursday.

03/27/2014

Navy says Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo gave his life to protect another sailor. (Getty Images)

Navy Says The Sailor Who Died At Virginia Base Was Protecting A Colleague

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo saved another sailor’s life by jumping between her and a civilian gunman.

03/26/2014

President Barack Obama speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Fla., on March 7, 2014. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Commission Report: Obama Could Lift Transgender Troop Ban Without Approval From Congress

An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there “is no compelling medical reason” for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.

03/13/2014

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Turmoil Over Sexual Assault Epidemic In Military Far From Over

The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the U.S. military is far from over.

03/12/2014

NATO aircraft will fly over Poland and Romania. (Getty Images)

NATO Deploys Surveillance Planes To Ukraine Border

AWACS will fly over Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.

03/12/2014

Russian news reports say Vladimir Putin may suspend arms control treaties in retaliation for U.S. withdrawal from military cooperation. (Getty Images)

Russia May Halt U.S. Inspections Over Sanctions

Russian news reports say Moscow may suspend arms control treaties in retaliation for U.S. withdrawal from military cooperation.

03/08/2014

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Army Lawyer Accused of Sexual Assault

The Army is investigating sexual abuse allegations against an officer who trains military prosecutors who handle sexual and physical abuse cases, a defense official said Thursday.

03/06/2014

File photo of soldiers saluting a flag. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images,)

Senate Blocks Change to Military Sex Assault Cases

Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.

03/06/2014

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