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Obesity Affects Number Of Those Eligible For Military Service

Unhealthy eating habits could become an issue of national security. The Department of Defense says that obesity is affecting the number of Americans eligible to serve in the military.

11/20/2014

Jennifer Hunt

4 Servicewomen Sue Government To Be Treated Equally

Women in the U.S. military are fighting the government for its policy banning female servicemembers from direct combat roles. A Maryland soldier is at the center of the controversial issue. She’s suing the Department of Defense, saying the policy hurts her chances for a promotion.

12/04/2012

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.

08/27/2012

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Recruiters: End Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Is Good News

Maryland recruiters are preparing for more applicants know that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has come to an end.

09/21/2011

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30 U.S. Troops Killed After Their Helicopter Went Down

We now know more about the 30 US troops killed when their helicopter went down over Afghanistan.

08/08/2011

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