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  • Deals between National Guard and NFL cause a stir

    Deals between National Guard and NFL cause a stir
    At halftime of each home game last season, the New England Patriots invited a soldier on the field to honor the troops. Dressed in camouflage, they smiled and waved to the crowd during the feel-good moment.
  • Doylestown native dies in Fort Bragg training exercise

    Doylestown native dies in Fort Bragg training exercise
    Nicholas Roberts, a 27-year-old Bucks County native and member of the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, died in a training exercise at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, according to the U.S. Army. A 2006 Central Bucks High School East graduate, Roberts was...

    Kaine says Congress must act on authorization for force against Islamic State

    With the U.S. about to begin the 10th month of military operations against the Islamic State (aka ISIL or ISIS), Sen. Tim Kaine had tough words for his Capitol Hill colleagues on their lack of action on a formal authorization for the use of military...

    The truth behind Jade Helm 15 conspiracy theories

    The truth behind Jade Helm 15 conspiracy theories
    Jade Helm 15 is a special forces training exercise scheduled to take place this summer across seven Southwestern states. It has sparked strong opposition and elaborate conspiracy theories. When Lt. Col. Mark Lastoria answered questions about the operation...

    Marine general chosen as Joint Chiefs chairman

    Marine general chosen as Joint Chiefs chairman
    President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during...