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Navy sailors get an e-reader called 'NeRD'

May 15, 2014
The Navy is giving submarine crews very expensive tablets that let sailors read pre-loaded books.
Posted In: navy, military, Kindle, e-books

Military commissaries consider going generic

Apr 21, 2014
Commissary prices have some wondering if stocking generics is a solution.
Posted In: groceries, military

Proposed Defense budget decreases Army levels

Feb 24, 2014
The Army may end up at its smallest level since 1940.
Posted In: Army, military, military spending

In Geneva, a debate over killer robots

Nov 13, 2013
This week, the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons may decide whether to consider a ban on autonomous machines of the future that could kill without command.
Posted In: military, robots

Bankers go to boot camp

Oct 24, 2013
USAA goes to unusual lengths to ensure its staff understand their customers.
Posted In: usaa, banking, military, veterans

Post-9/11 GI Bill means a new Greatest Generation

Sep 26, 2013
The new GI Bill, signed into law five years ago, boosted educational funding available for veterans who served after 9/11.
Posted In: military, GI Bill

Boeing builds helicopter that can take off and land all by itself

Sep 19, 2013
It could help save valuable time in rescue operations.
Posted In: Boeing, helicopter, chopper, Tech, military, Little Bird, rescue missions

New thinking to help returning vets navigate urban battlefield

Sep 17, 2013
A new program in New York helps returning vets thrive in the city.
Posted In: veterans, Economy, military, service, GI Bill, 9/11

A few good men? U.S. aid trained and equipped Egypt's military

Aug 20, 2013
Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers.
Posted In: Egypt, military, officer training, foreign aid

EU questions aid to Egypt as violence rages

Aug 19, 2013
As violence escalates and criticism grows of Egypt's military-backed regime, European aid to Egypt is now under greater scrutiny.
Posted In: Egypt, Europe, military

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