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  1. House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., right, and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., hold a news conference July 28 to announce that the two committees have struck a deal to reform the Veterans Affairs Department. The measure passed Wednesday 420-5 in the House and 91-3 in the Senate on Thursday.

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  1. $16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break....

      9:08 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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    A popular health care program that serves more than 130,000 military family members and retirees is redundant and should be eliminated, the Government Accountability Office says....

      6:03 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  3. Case of missing Marine wife Erin Corwin on cover of People Magazine

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      7:05 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  4. Congress presses DoD for allotment system reform

    Lawmakers are stepping up pressure on the Pentagon to improve the paycheck allotment system that allows service members to direct portions of their biweekly pay to certain people or institutions....

      12:15 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
  5. IG: Services contribute to delays in processing VA claims

    Veterans wait months longer than necessary to have their veterans disability benefits processed because of delays in how military officials handle service medical records, according to an audit released Thursday by the Defense Department Inspector General...

      2:48 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  6. German officer to serve as U.S. Army Europe's chief of staff

    A German Army brigadier general who recently served with NATO forces in Afghanistan is assuming duties as the chief of staff of U. S. Army Europe, the first time a non-American officer has held that position....

      12:14 PM, Aug. 1, 2014
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  8. Medal of Honor recipient, POW Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani dies

    Medal of Honor recipient and prisoner-of-war Army Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani has died at age 70 after a battle with cancer, according to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society....

      11:19 AM, Aug. 1, 2014
  9. Fort Stewart soldier, daughter die after being struck by plane

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      8:47 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
  10. Report: Gunman in 2011'green-on-blue' attack did not commit suicide

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  11. 2014 Basic Pay: 20 Years of Service and Below

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      2:14 PM, Jan. 3, 2014
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    The body of an unidentified male between 15 and 20 years old was found in the wheel well of an 86th Airlift Wing C-130 on Sunday after the plane returned to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, from missions in Africa, officials said....

      10:32 AM, Jul. 30, 2014
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      3:09 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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      9:44 PM, Jan. 3, 2014
  16. $16.3B VA reform bill passes Senate 91-3; Obama expected to sign

    The Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to a $16.3 billion Veterans Affairs reform bill on Thursday night, sending the measure to the White House and giving Congress a legislative victory before the start of its summer break....

      9:08 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
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      2:15 PM, Jan. 3, 2014
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    More than eight years ago, then-Pfc. Justin Watt reported members of his platoon who he believed had participated in the 2006 rape and murder of a teenage Iraqi girl in Yusufiyah and the killing of her family....

      9:11 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  20. Medal of Honor recipient, POW Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani dies

    Medal of Honor recipient and prisoner-of-war Army Sgt. Maj. Jon Robert Cavaiani has died at age 70 after a battle with cancer, according to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society....

      11:19 AM, Aug. 1, 2014

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