TurboTax to troops: Here’s a ‘discount’ for something that should be free
Some troops who've filed by going to the TurboTax Military page said they were charged as much as $150 — even though, under a government deal, service members making under $66,000 are supposed to be able to file with TurboTax for free.
Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims in the region.
When it comes to missile-killing lasers, the US Navy is ready to burn its ships
A Hawaii-based destroyer will be the first surface combatant to integrate a laser.
US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast
The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
SEAL defense claims prosecution withheld information from judge about email spying
"It appears the prosecutors may have lied to the judge, and that he didn’t authorize it and didn’t know what they were really doing."
Russian fighters, bombers intercepted off Alaska for 2nd day in a row, 5th time this year
These were the “fourth and fifth intercepts this year,” according to NORAD officials.
Why the Portable Certification of Spouses Act would increase employment success for military spouses when they PCS
Military spouses in licensed professions need not sacrifice their careers just because their spouse received a permanent change of station, this writer says.
Nebraska police chief quits amid military service questions
A northeast Nebraska police chief has resigned after questions were raised about what he said were years of service in the U.S. Marines.
Army veteran indicted in bomb plot against Nazi rally
A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.
Man charged in scheme to make, sell phony military uniforms
Federal prosecutors in Rhode Island have charged a New York City man with conspiring to manufacture and sell counterfeit clothing and uniforms to the U.S. military.
Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants
The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.
Shanahan’s gag rule memo nets bipartisan backlash
HASC leaders slammed a DoD memo governing information sharing with Congress.
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