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  • Fort Hood victims to receive Purple Hearts after Army deems 2009 attack an act of terrorism

    Purple Hearts will be awarded to victims of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead and more than two dozen wounded in 2009, the Army said Friday in a decision that many said was long overdue.
  • Fort Hood shooting victims will receive military honors

    WASHINGTON After a hard-fought battle by lawmakers, the U.S. Army announced Friday that the victims of the Fort Hood shootings in 2009 will receive Purple Heart medals and the civilian equivalent, the Defense of Freedom awards, and the benefits that...

    TRICARE announces new co-pays

    TRICARE announces new co-pays
    TRICARE released the following statement on Monday: New copayments for prescription drugs covered by TRICARE will go into effect February 1, 2015. The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) requires TRICARE to increase most...

    U.S. House grants longer use of Will County landfill

    A bill that would allow Will County to continue to use the Prairie View Landfill in Florence Township for an additional 15 years passed the U.S. House on Thursday, with bipartisan support from U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, D-11th, and Adam Kinzinger, R-16th....

    Funding new submarines outside the Navy?

    Funding new submarines outside the Navy?
    Newport News Shipbuilding has a stake in a new and potentially divisive method for funding a future class of submarine, a project considered the Navy's top priority. At issue is how to replace the aging fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines,...