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Military to Reinstate Tuition Assistance Program

Military to Reinstate Tuition Assistance Program

Creatas/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Active duty members of the military and their loved ones were thrilled Thursday when a vote in the House of Representatives reinstated the tuition assistance program for military members.The Republican majority House v…

Defense Department Pushed to Buy ‘Made in America’ Military Uniforms

Defense Department Pushed to Buy ‘Made in America’ Military Uniforms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, wrote a letter to the Department of Defense requesting that it comply with a rule that requires military service members to wear clothes made in the U.S.”If it’s taxpayer dollars, it sho…

Paul Ryan Says Obama’s Policies ‘Project Weakness’

Paul Ryan Says Obama’s Policies ‘Project Weakness’

Gerardo Mora/Getty Images(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan sharpened his criticism of President Obama’s leadership as commander-in-chief at a rally in Colorado Springs, Colo., Wednesday evening, telling t…

Two Suicide Attackers Target US Base in Afghanistan, 12 Died

Two Suicide Attackers Target US Base in Afghanistan, 12 Died

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — On Saturday, two suicide attackers blew themselves up near a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan. At least 12 people died. A nurse said they received 19 patients and one is in critical condition in a hospital in the capit…

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered…

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

Canada Says First US Woman Military Deserter Must Be Deported

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — Army veteran Kimberly Rivera is due to return to the U.S. by Sept. 20 but not because she wants to.She has lived in Toronto since 2007 after having served as an Army private in Iraq in 2006.  When she was ordered…

Obama Thanks Military Heroes at Fourth of July Celebration

Obama Thanks Military Heroes at Fourth of July Celebration

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama paid tribute to America’s men and women in uniform Wednesday night as he kicked off the White House Fourth of July celebration, telling service members gathered on the South Lawn that th…

US Takes Some Blame in Deadly Pakistan Friendly Fire Incident

US Takes Some Blame in Deadly Pakistan Friendly Fire Incident

Photos [dot] com/George Doyle/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — A United States military investigation has accepted some blame for the deadliest friendly-fire incident of the Afghan war, but ultimately concluded the airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers …

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