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A smaller military is better as manner of warfare changes (column)

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The bigger the military, the more time it must spend taking care of itself and maintaining its structure as it is, instead of changing with the times. And changing is what the U.S. military must begin to do as it recovers from the past decade’s two wars. Continue reading

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President Obama calls 10 military members for Thanksgiving

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Before digging into the White House Thanksgiving spread, President Obama took some time to speak with 10 American service members. Continue reading

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Can the military learn from its mistakes? (column)

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After the Vietnam War, the U.S. Army soberly examined where it had fallen short. That critical appraisal laid the groundwork for the military’s extraordinary rebuilding in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, after more than a decade of war in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Police incident with AWOL Pennsylvania soldier highlights military suicides

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LOWER POTTSGROVE — More than five hours after officers took up defensive positions when they heard a gunshot while doing a wellness check, the ChesMont Emergency Response Team concluded Wednesday’s standoff situation at a home near Pottsgrove High School. “Suspect … Continue reading

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Ohio veterans of recent wars eligible for bonuses

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Veterans of the Persian Gulf War have only until the end of this year to apply for a tax-free bonus from Ohio otaling between $150 and $5,700. Continue reading

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Senate moves bill covering fertility care for veterans

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Wounded veterans and their spouses who want to have children could get the government to pay for treatments such as in vitro fertilization under legislation beginning to move through Congress in the waning days of the session. Continue reading

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