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Analysis: Congress Scrambles To Avert Cuts To Pentagon Budget

Lawmakers, particularly those on the D.C. region, are concerned about the looming $55 billion in cuts to the Pentagon budget. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill newspaper, explains the latest in those negotiations.

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Marie Tillman: "The Letter"

In 2003, Pat Tillman wrote a "just in case" letter to his wife before leaving for Afghanistan to serve with the Army Rangers. She recounts how that letter helped her remake her life after his death.

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Records Shows Misuse Of Government Aircraft By Virginia National Guard

According to a Pentagon investigation, the former leader of the Virginia National Guard and his assistant misused a government aircraft.

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Conduct Unbecoming: Military Officer Firings

Getting "fired'" in the military means something different than it does in civilian world. We explore the reasons for, and consequences of, the seemingly increased incidence of officers being removed from command in the military.

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U.S. Army Celebrates 237th Anniversary

The U.S. Army is marking its 237th anniversary today with many invents, including a solemn ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. 

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Fort McHenry Hosts 'Sailabration' For War Of 1812 Bicentennial

Fort McHenry in Baltimore is turning the bicentennial of the war of 1812 into a "sailabration" this weekend highlighting the fort, the city, and its military history. 

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More Women Enrolling To The U.S. Naval Academy

A U.S. Naval Academy official says the class of 2016 is on track to have the largest female class in the academy's history.

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Thunderbirds To Headline Ocean City Air Show

Soaring above the skies of Ocean City this weekend will be the Thunderbirds — six airmen in F-16s who still get as much of a rush out of the spectacle as the people for whom they perform.

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Virginia Launches New Veteran's ID Card

A new veteran's ID card in Virginia will enable returning vets to take advantage of more services and benefits.