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'You've Got To Talk About Your Stuff': The Air Force Stands Down To Discuss Suicide

Airman 1st Class Kyle Cope
| In response to a string of suicides in the Air Force, every base is holding a one day stand down, where airmen can learn and talk about mental health issues.

CA Is Fighting The Trump Admin Over GI Bill Payments

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A weird legal loophole called the 90-10 Rule makes GI Bill payments vital to the growth of the for-profit college industry. That's made veterans targets for recruiters who may convince them to enroll in dubious programs -- only to leave them buried in debt with junk diplomas.

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The Air Force Says Social Media Helped Prompt Action To Clean Up Mold In The Dorms

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Mold has long been a problem at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. But when airmen started posting photos on Facebook, the Air Force stepped up its response.

Religious Groups Object to Possibility of Congress Expanding Fertility Benefits For Injured Troops

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The legislation requires the government to expand fertility coverage for service members and veterans who've suffered war-related reproductive injuries.

Charity Supporting Military Misused Funds, Lawsuit Claims

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A lawsuit filed by the state attorney general says Move America Forward directed donations to political campaigns and used veterans' photos without permission.

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In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting

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Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.

The National Guard Is Heading To The U.S./Mexico Border To Help Move Trucks Through Faster

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A thousand National Guard troops from Texas will try to address one of the unintended results of President Trump’s immigration crackdown -- traffic jams that are slowing international commerce.

A New Report Says The Pentagon Isn't Doing Enough To Protect Military Bases From Sea Level Rise

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The Government Accountability Office says the military isn't doing enough to deal with the effects of climate change, after more than $9 billion in hurricane and flood-related damage to three bases in less than a year.