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TAJI, IRAQ - APRIL 12:  U.S. Army trainers watch as Iraqi Army recruits train at a military base on April 12, 2015 in Taji, Iraq. Members of the U.S. Army's 5-73 CAV, 3BCT, 82nd Airborne Division are teaching soldiers from the newly-formed 15th Division of the Iraqi Army, as the Iraqi government launches offensives to try to recover territory lost to ISIS last year. U.S. forces, currently operating in 5 large bases throught Iraq, are training thousands of Iraqi Army combat troops, trying to rebuild a force they had origninally trained before the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq in 2010.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Belleville’s Military Boots Contract Saved by Failed Bill

The Belleville Boot Company employs 750 people nationwide and has manufactured military boots since World War 1.

06/18/2015

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Purple Heart Medal Returns to WWII Soldier’s Family

A lost Purple Heart medal was returned to the family of World War II veteran, William T. Brewer.

05/28/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

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Local Plastic Surgeons Fixing a Fashion Trend of the Young

It’s an extreme fashion statement – ear gauging – where instead of just having a small pierced ear, a hoop-like hole is pierced into the earlobe.

02/17/2015

soldier threatened with eviction

Landlord Kicking Returning Soldier Out Of Wife’s Apartment

Sgt. William Bullock claims his wife’s landlord has threatened legal action because he stayed at his wife’s home for over a week.

12/15/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

MidAmerica

Air Force Will Use MidAmerica Runway For 5 Months

The airport and base have a joint-use agreement allowing them to use each other’s runways under such circumstances.

06/21/2014

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Military Sex Abuse Bill Advances

Senator Clair McCaskill wins the battle to strengthen already-tough rules in the military to stop sexual abuse.

03/07/2014

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Military Cuts Could Impact St. Louis Region

U.S. Defense Secretery Chuck Hagel’s push for a much smaller military could have dire consequences for the St. Louis region.

02/25/2014

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

Sen. McCaskill Wants Benefits Taken Away for Those Implicated in Recruiting Scandal

More than a thousand people including Generals and Colonels, have already been implicated.

02/04/2014

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