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CHATTANOOGA, TN - JULY 17: Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team investigate the shooting at the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office on July 17, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to reports, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, opened fire on the military recruiting station at the strip mall and then drove to an operational support center operated by the U.S. Navy more than seven miles away and killed four United States Marines there. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tenn. Attacks Prompting Increased Security At Md. Recruiting Centers

The FBI is trying to piece together what motivated a 24-year-old man to go on a deadly rampage at a military reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

07/17/2015

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Readying Plan To Lift Transgender Ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.

07/13/2015

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Virginia, Maryland Bases Largely Spared In Army Cuts

Maryland and Virginia Army bases have largely been spared under a plan that will cut 40,000 soldiers from the military’s ranks.

07/10/2015

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Police: No Indication Of Shooter On Walter Reed’s Campus

Operations at Walter Reed National Military Center are back to normal. Reports of a possible gunshot put the facility on lockdown.

07/06/2015

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Panel On Military Infrastructure To Meet In Maryland

A Maryland panel that focuses on the needs of military installations in the state is meeting.

05/11/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

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Md. Army Post Focusing On Sexual Harassment Prevention

Reports of sexual assaults in the military are on the rise. The Pentagon says that coming forward is actually a positive sign.

04/15/2015

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Rep. Delaney Meeting With Veterans In Western Md.

Congressman John Delaney is visiting Hagerstown to meet with military service veterans.

04/08/2015

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Lawsuit Looks To Change The Way Military Handles Sexual Assault Cases

No longer waiting for military justice. Several women–victims of sexual assault while serving their country–are suing the Department of Defense.

04/01/2015

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Hogan Signing Bill Making March 30 Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland.

03/30/2015

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Lower Drinking Age Proposed For Service Members

Should 18-year-olds in the military be allowed to drink? A Maryland Senate committee is considering a bill to allow enlisted men and women under 21 to drink in bars and restaurants.

02/27/2015

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Chelsea Manning’s Hormone Treatment OK’d, But Not Long Hair

The commandant of the military prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, says convicted leaker Chelsea Manning can get hormone therapy for her gender identity disorder — but she can’t grow out her hair.

02/13/2015

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