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CBO: '15 Defense Bill Would Decrease Spending The Senate version of the 2015 defense-spending bill contains provisions that would lower appropriations over the years 2016 through 2019 $40 billion, according to the independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO.) "Those implicit authorizations would modify force structure, [Defense Department] compensation and benefits, and other programs and activities," CBO stated. Continue ›
Spouse Scholarship Program Expands Surviving spouses of veterans who died on active duty soon will be able to apply for government-sponsored scholarships. Continue ›
VA Extends TBI Program Veterans who suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI) traceable to their military service now have a wider window in which to seek help from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Continue ›
TDY Rates To Change Travel reimbursement for service members could be going down. Continue ›
Dunford Takes Command Gen. Continue ›
Kurds Receive Supplies Air Force C-130 transport aircraft airdropped ammunition, weapons and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters near Kobani, Syria, Oct. Continue ›
Terrorists: We Have U.S. Supplies Islamic State terrorists are claiming they now have weapons and other supplies that U.S. aircraft dropped with the intent of resupplying the Kurds who are fighting them. U.S. experts and the White House alike, however, are denying the veracity of the IS claim. Continue ›
Guard, Reserve Units Activated for Ebola Mission A limited number of National Guard and Reserve troops soon will head to West Africa, to support the active-duty mission to help quell the deadly Ebola virus epidemic. Continue ›
Planes Collide; Pilots Safe Two Oklahoma Air National Guard pilots are safe after their F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft collided in midair Oct. Continue ›
LCS Detroit Commissioned The Navy christened its newest littoral combat ship, the Detroit, during an Oct. Continue ›
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