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August 27, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - President Trump is extending multiple courtesies to the family of Senator and Navy Veteran John McCain, including ordering flags to fly at half-staff. Below are two statements released by the White House for the President: Despite our differences on policy and politics, I...
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(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
August 16, 2018 - 3:23 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million — more than three times the maximum initial estimate. The official — who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss plans...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 09, 2018 - 2:07 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020. Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience that the...
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(AP Photo/Mike Knaak)
July 06, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE , Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Some immigrant U.S. Army reservists and recruits who enlisted in the military with a promised path to citizenship are being abruptly discharged, the Associated Press has learned. The AP was unable to quantify how many men and...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 29, 2018 - 2:38 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's request for the Pentagon to house migrants detained at the U.S. southern border and even help prosecute them is prompting concern about strains to the military. Some call it an inappropriate mission. "We...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 18, 2018 - 5:08 pm
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space. Trump...
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June 14, 2018 - 5:20 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater. The...
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June 01, 2018 - 5:38 pm
Portsmouth, VA -- Norfolk Naval Shipyard has had four threatening messages within the last ten days. NNSY takes these threats very seriously and is working with NCIS to fully investigate. NCIS is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the successful arrest and prosecution of the...
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May 25, 2018 - 5:02 pm
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities say a 40-year-old military veteran has been arrested in connection with two explosive devices found in southeast Texas in recent weeks. A probable cause affidavit says investigators found bomb components and mailing materials linked Jonathan Matthew Torres...
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(James Lavine via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 4:26 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello and the top official in the Puerto Rico National Guard are expressing their sorrow following the crash of an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane in Georgia. Rossello and Adjutant Gen. Isabelo Rivera said Wednesday afternoon that their prayers...
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