- Invoking Iraq War, Obama brushes off Iran deal critics Updated: Jul-21-15 1:49 pm
PITTSBURGH - Brushing off his "chest-beating" critics, President Barack Obama accused opponents of the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday of being the same people who rushed the U.S. into an ill-fated war in Iraq. As he sought support for the deal from U.S. veterans, he said the deal's foes were merely popping off soundbites that accomplish nothing.
- Armed volunteers guarding Dothan military recruiting offices Updated: Jul-21-15 5:02 am
DOTHAN, Alabama - A group of armed volunteers have started standing guard outside military recruiters' offices in Dothan.
- Pentagon announces plan aimed at lifting transgender ban Updated: Jul-13-15 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military are outdated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday, ordering a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service.
- Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law Updated: Jul-07-15 7:05 pm
WASHINGTON - A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them, and officials worry it could signal a broader problem in the $1.2 trillion student debt market.