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Why is joblessness for veterans so high?

Posted: 05/23/2014 - Veterans of America's most recent wars are having a tougher time finding work than their civilian counterparts, a situation that's likely to worsen as the military continues to shrink.

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AP: Nuclear missile base security failed takeover drill

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Armed security forces at a U.S. nuclear missile base failed a drill last summer that simulated the hostile takeover of a missile launch silo because they were unable to speedily regain control of the captured nuclear weapon, according to an internal Air Force review obtained by The Associated Press.

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What will it take to fix VA health care?

Posted: 05/22/2014 - When President Obama was a candidate back in 2007, he pledged to remake the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for the 21st century.

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Obama aide tasked with VA review going to Phoenix

Posted: 05/20/2014 - A top adviser to President Barack Obama is headed to Phoenix to meet with staff at the Veterans Affairs office as the beleaguered agency grapples with allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths, the White House announced Tuesday.

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VA reviews Wyoming records after nurse suspended

Posted: 05/16/2014 - Veterans Affairs officials have been reviewing records in Wyoming after a VA nurse in Cheyenne was put on leave for telling employees to falsify appointment records.

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Under fire for VA scandal, Eric Shinseki faces grilling from Congress

Updated: 05/15/2014 - As reports of serious misconduct come in from VA hospitals across the country, lawmakers are prepared to give Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki the grilling of a lifetime on Thursday when he appears before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.

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MAFFS Training in Wyoming

Posted: 05/01/2014 - Area residents may see more C-130s in the sky over the next few days.

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Military sex assault claims skyrocket; alcohol cited as main factor

Updated: 05/01/2014 - Reports of sexual assaults by members of the military rose 50 percent after the Pentagon began a vigorous campaign to get more victims to come forward, prompting defense officials to order a greater focus on prevention programs, including plans to review alcohol sales and policies.

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High Winds Ground MAFFS Training

Updated: 04/30/2014 - High winds have grounded the Air Guard and U.S. Forest Service's airborne fire fighting training until the end of the week.

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Ex-Blue Angels commander reassigned during sexual harassment inquiry

Updated: 04/24/2014 - -- A former commander of the elite Blue Angels is being investigated by the Navy for allegations that he tolerated a work environment that violated military policies against sexual harassment, the Navy said in a news release Wednesday.

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Gay veteran, 74, denied burial with spouse because of Idaho law

Posted: 04/24/2014 - Madelynn Taylor has earned the right to be buried at the Idaho Veterans Cemetery because of her six years of service in the Navy. But her now-deceased wife can't join her because state law doesn't recognize their marriage, CBS affiliate KBOI reports.

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Black female lawmakers challenge Army hairstyle ban

Posted: 04/11/2014 - Black female lawmakers are urging Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to reconsider revised Army regulations that ban hairstyles frequently worn by minority women in the military.

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