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Sen. McCaskill speaks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on POW-MIA recoveries on August 1, 2013.

McCaskill Calls POW-MIA Recovery Efforts ‘Dysfunctional’

According to McCaskill, Congress has demanded that at least 200 missing soldiers be found each year but fewer than 100 are being recovered annually.

08/01/2013

(Press photo of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon)

Nixon Signs Missouri Military and Veterans Measures

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed seven bills dealing with the military and veterans.

07/11/2013

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Senate Committee Approves New Rules to Deal with Sex Abuse in the Military

Senator Clair McCaskill calls it “some of the most aggressive and historic reform the military code of justice has seen.”

06/12/2013

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Missouri Lawmakers Approve Veterans Court Bill

Lawmakers have approved legislation allowing the expansion of special courts to handle current and former military personnel.

05/17/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport On Final FAA List of Closing Towers

The original list of threatened towers contained 189 contract towers but the Administration was able to stave off the closure of 40 of those, leaving a final list of 149.

03/22/2013

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Study: Level of Military Substance Abuse Now a ‘Public Health Crisis,’ Pentagon Care Outdated

Abusing alcohol and drugs has been part of military culture historically: troops do it for fun, to ease the stresses of war or to be part of the brotherhood.

09/17/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our 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.

08/27/2012

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Overnight America: August 20, 2012 – Brenda Linnington, Dr. James Bruseth, Gene Kennedy

Brenda Linnington is the Director of the Military line of the Better Business Bureau.  She shares with us how members of the military can find out information relating to businesses in the military. Curator Dr. […]

08/20/2012

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Charlie Brennan: Regretting Afghanistan & Homeless

Do you regret that our country began a war in Afghanistan a decade ago?

05/14/2012

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo)

McCaskill Just Says No To BRAC

Argues that U.S. bases should be spared, some overseas bases targeted for closure.

03/21/2012

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