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Study: Level of Military Substance Abuse Now a ‘Public Health Crisis,’ Pentagon Care Outdated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


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.



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. […]


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Charlie Brennan: Regretting Afghanistan & Homeless

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


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.


Military Absantee Ballot, Getty Images, Michael Rougier

Missouri-Ilinois Doing Ok on Overseas Voting

Illinois and Missouri are doing a pretty good job of assuring that votes from overseas service members are counted.


File photo showing medals of distinction on a military uniform. (Photo by LEWIS WHYLD/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman’s Quest Could Mean Medal Of Honor For Dad

It was bravery at the highest level: William Shemin defied German machine gun fire to sprint across a World War I battlefield and pull wounded comrades to safety.


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Fighter Jets, Politicans and Jobs

State lawmakers and Gov. Jay Nixon now apparently are at odds over the production of military fighter jets.


Photo courtesy of Boeing

Air Force Awards $35B Tanker Contract to Boeing

Boeing beats out European Aeronautic



Corps Curators Project Gives Returning Vets New Job Skills

Returning vets learn new job skills through Corps-backed curator project.




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