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Stories with subject: Military recruitment
  • US airstrikes target Islamic State in Afghanistan 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 4:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - The United States has expanded its fight against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, launching 20 airstrikes in the eastern part of the country in the last three weeks, U.S. officials said Thursday.

  • House OKs bill letting Guard members carry guns 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 2:23 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia's GOP-controlled House has approved a bill that would allow members of the National Guard to carry concealed handguns while on duty.

  • Pentagon chief seeks to improved family leave, child care 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 4:22 pm

    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday unveiled a series of family-friendly proposals for the military that would increase parental leave, child care and health care coverage to bolster efforts to recruit and retain high-quality service members.

  • Supreme Court rules against business in class-action case 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 10:48 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a class-action lawsuit can continue, even after a business offers to pay everything sought by the person who first sued.