High Court address veteran benefit time limit. And, a senior Marine General in Afghanistan declares the battle in Marjah over.
William Clothier was a 20-year-old Marine private aboard the battleship USS Nevada when Japanese torpedo planes and dive bombers attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether to enforce a deadline for military veterans who may have physical or mental problems to appeal the denial of benefits.
AMSTERDAM — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday he has opened an preliminary investigation into possible war crimes by North Korea resulting from its recent clashes with South Korea.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, (AP) — Defense Secretary Robert Gates has landed in Afghanistan to assess progress in the nine-year conflict.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Marine general in Afghanistan on Tuesday declared the battle in the southern Taliban stronghold of Marjah “essentially over.”
WASHINGTON — The service chiefs of the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force do not support a repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, telling lawmakers Friday that the move could add unnecessary stress to the force.
TOKYO — Despite increasingly belligerent threats to respond swiftly and strongly to military attacks, analysts say there is one thing both North Korea and South Korea want to avoid: an escalation into war.
WICHITA, Kan. — Prosecutors on Thursday charged a decorated, double-amputee veteran with stalking and three counts of criminal use of weapons in an incident involving members of a controversial Topeka church.
Young women who’ve served in the military face a suicide risk triple that of non-veterans. The Portland researchers who made this finding are urging medical and public health officials to find more effective ways to reverse the deadly epidemic.
With his doctorate from Princeton, Army Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, has become the prime example of a special breed of soldier: the warrior-scholar, trained in history and politics as well as how to fight wars.
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