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Some 700 troops and defense employees are helping the people of Maui recover from the devastating wildfires, with support equipment on standby to assist, the Pentagon's spokesman said Thursday.
After the late judge Armando Rodríguez and fellow Mexican Americans fought in World War II, they returned to an unfriendly environment in Fresno in the mid-1940s.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden plans to nominate Adm. Lisa Franchetti as chief of naval operations, a move that would make her the first woman to be a U.S. military service chief.
The Camp Pendleton Marine who died Thursday night while taking part in live-fire training at the sprawling military base was identified Saturday as a lance corporal from Tennessee.
In a timely return to their roots, U.S. Marines are training in the Middle East and preparing to embark on civilian merchant ships to protect them from Iran’s increasingly predatory behavior.
Aug. 8—"Today," Lt. Colonel Joe Plenzler (USMC, retired) writes at Military.com, "the military needs only about 160,000 youth from an eligible population of 30 million to meet its recruitment needs. But after two decades of war — both of which ended unsuccessfully — and low unemployment, many experts believe the all-volunteer force has reached a breaking point."
The Visit Atlantic City Airshow takes to the skies above the Jersey Shore today with a full schedule of performances including the Air Force Thunderbirds and the Golden Knights parachute demonstration team.
Aug. 16—BRADENTON — The Manatee County Commission has pumped the brakes on moving forward with a partnership that would provide affordable housing for homeless veterans after considering how it could impact the surrounding area.
In a timely return to their roots, U.S. Marines are training in the Middle East and preparing to embark on civilian merchant ships to protect them from Iran’s increasingly predatory behavior.
Aug. 12—More than 1,100 veterans in the immediate Buffalo area have already applied for benefits under a year-old law that extends health and disability coverage to many Iraq and Afghanistan vets exposed to toxic burn pits, as well as Vietnam-era vets exposed to a poisonous defoliant.