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Flap Continues Over Camp Lejeune Health Assessment

Posted: 08/16/2013 - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Centers for Disease Control to complete a new, comprehensive report on the health effects of toxic tap water at the Camp Lejeune Marine base.

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Other Crises Overshadow Growing Violence In Iraq

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Officials and experts say the White House's attention is focused elsewhere - even as more than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the deadliest month since 2008.

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NC Marine Raiders Holding Annual Reunion

Posted: 08/15/2013 - The Marine Raider Association is scheduled to hold its annual reunion this week and is slated to visit with members of the U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune.

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Pentagon Extending Benefits For Same-Sex Spouses

Updated: 08/14/2013 - Same-sex spouses of military members will be eligible for the same health care, housing and other benefits enjoyed by opposite-sex spouses starting Sept. 3, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

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Another Nuclear Stumble By Air Force Raises Doubts

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Another embarrassing stumble by the U.S. nuclear missile force, this time a safety and security inspection failure, is raising questions about the Air Force's management of arguably the military's most sensitive mission.

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Fort Hood Victims Want Shooting Designated Terror

Posted: 08/10/2013 - Army Maj. Nidal Hasan admits opening fire in 2009 at Fort Hood, killing 13 people. He has said he did it in an effort to stop his fellow soldiers from going to Afghanistan and killing his fellow Muslims.

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Afghan President Calls On Taliban To Stop War

Posted: 08/08/2013 - In a speech for the start of a Muslim holiday, the Afghan president has urged the Taliban to lay down their arms, join the political process and stop killing innocent civilians.

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Final Marine Pleads In Urination Case

Posted: 08/08/2013 - Another Camp Lejeune Marine had plead in the case of deployed troops urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters.

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Pentagon May Revise Same-Sex Benefits

Posted: 08/07/2013 - The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners who are not married.

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LAWYER: Hasan Intent On Receiving Death Sentence

Updated: 08/07/2013 - The standby attorney for the Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting has told a military judge that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan appears intent on receiving a death sentence.

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Defense Department Reduces Furlough Days

Posted: 08/06/2013 - U.S. defense officials say they will be able to ease the pain of mandatory, unpaid furloughs that civilian employees have had to bear for a month because of budgetary pressures.

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Germany Nixes Surveillance Pact With US, Britain

Posted: 08/02/2013 - The German government has canceled a Cold War-era surveillance pact with the United States and Britain following concerns about their alleged electronic eavesdropping in Germany.

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