New GI Bill lets veterans use education funds whenever they want

Nov 10, 2017
The "forever" measure includes more soldiers, like reservists.
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Are military contracts a path to more American jobs?

Nov 6, 2017
President Donald Trump prides himself on being deal-maker-in-chief, and that includes arms sales to foreign militaries. In Japan for his Asia trip, the president said the Japanese could shoot North Korean missiles out of the sky when they buy “lots…

After Niger, counting up the military's far flung missions

Oct 25, 2017
Some lawmakers want to revisit the way we authorize the use of military force around the world.

Should we fund the militarization of space?

Oct 3, 2017
Congress is debating whether the U.S. should create a Space Corps.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on June 2017 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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After Afghanistan, a Marine and a combat photographer "reconnect through writing"

Aug 25, 2017
In "Shooting Ghosts," T.J. Brennan and Finbarr O'Reilly talk about the friendship that helped them rebuild their lives after war.
Finbarr O'Reilly, left,  and T.J. Brennan at OP Kunjak, a tiny hilltop outpost in Afghanistan.
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Large GI Bill expansion provides a big boost for veterans' education

Jul 14, 2017
House lawmakers yesterday announced bipartisan agreement on legislation to boost college aid for veterans. If passed, it would be the largest expansion of the GI Bill in nearly a decade.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

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Amazon is helping veterans find jobs in cloud computing

The tech company's head of talent acquisition says she knows difficult it can be for a vet to find a civilian job.
Veterans register for a job fair.
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Workers who provide services to veterans and their families just took a pay cut

Apr 28, 2017
Government contract employees are on the losing end of a new federal contract.
About 400 people were affected by pay cuts at the Family Assistance Service Centers.
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