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The discount that links big tobacco to the military

Oct 1, 2014
Legislation wants the big business of selling tobacco to military members to stop.
Posted In: military, tobacco
Obama-Syria

What $500 million buys for the Syrian opposition

Sep 8, 2014
What does that money buy, and how do you know you're not equipping the wrong people?
Posted In: ISIL, syria, military, Congress

Military wages war on bad grades

Aug 8, 2014
New rules will require under-performing service members to pay back their tuition.
Posted In: college tuition, Pentagon, military
Navy eReader

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

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