Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in an accident that killed four soldiers, a military spokesman said late Monday.
A congressional proposal to combine the commissary and exchange systems under one, self-supporting retail store is likely dead for now, but could easily pop-up again next year, said a lobbyist who was been working against the issue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is pressing ahead with a massive $662 billion defense bill that requires military custody for terrorism suspects linked to al-Qaida, including those captured within the U.S., with lawmakers hoping their last-minute revisions will mollify President Barack Obama and eliminate a veto threat.
WASHINGTON — Homelessness among U.S. veterans dropped 12 percent between 2010 and 2011, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama heralded the end of the divisive Iraq war Monday, and warned Iraq’s neighbors that the United States would remain a major player in the region even as it brings its troops home.
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