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Army Referral Scheme Makes Couple Millionaires

The scheme, perpetrated by a retired Army sergeant and his wife, used a website to gather names of individuals interested in joining the Army. The couple then submitted those names to the Army, earning them a cash bonus for each recruit they “referred.”


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Brain Imaging Study at SLU Shows Effects of Combat

Dr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.



Mo. Officials Focus on Protecting Military Bases

U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler convened a meeting Tuesday in Columbia that drew nearly 60 people from military communities to discuss ways of shoring up the state’s military bases.


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Advocate on Military’s Porn Decision: ‘Hardly Leadership’

Phillip Cosby, State Director for the American Family Association of Kansas and Missouri, says profit margin shouldn’t be a motive for pulling porn off the shelves.


Vitamin D Could Aid In Breast Cancer Fight, SLU Researchers Find

Dr. Gonzalo says it appears Vitamin D may treat an often deadly and treatment resistant form of the disease known as triple negative breast cancer.


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New Role Planned at Jefferson Barracks

The military post founded in 1832 has been picked by the Defense Department for a detachment that will gather intelligence on adversaries.


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E-Mail Scam Targets Vets

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for a new, e-mail-based phishing scam.



DoD Employee Indicted for Taking Spreadsheet

The 57-year-old former Defense Department employee is accused of taking a spreadsheet that compared proposals of government contractors.


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