US Sending 3,000 Troops in Response to Iran Threat

BAGHDAD — Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, and the U.S. announced Friday it was sending more troops to the regio...
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New Burial Rules Seek to Extend Arlington Cemetery Lifespan

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — In an effort to save dwindling space, the Army is proposing new rules to limit who can be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. "Arlington National Cemetery is a national shrine for all Americans, but especially those who have served ou...

APNewsbreak: Motorist Who Hit Pedestrians Suffered From PTSD

SUNNYVALE — A California man who authorities said drove his car through a crosswalk in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, slamming into eight people, is an Army veteran of the Iraq War who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, his mother told The Associated...
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Opinion: Why I Love Being a Veteran

If you had told me how I’d look back with fondness on the time I served as brigade commander during the worst of Diyala Province in 2006-2007, I would have smirked. Of course I’d love being a veteran, I can ima...
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A Year Later, Fractured Rohingya Community Sees Little Hope

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh — Forged over generations in villages in Myanmar, Rohingya communities are now held together in calls over crackling phone lines. "I can't see my mother or my brother and am unable to receive a mother's love. I miss them a lot." — 15-...