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Pence says troops should not have to worry about shutdown

Vice President Mike Pence is making his fourth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times” in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key … Continue reading

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Military Transgender Ban Is Official

Trump’s memo bars transgender people from enlisting, but instructs Secretary of Defense James Mattis to further explore how to handle transgender people currently serving in the armed forces. The memo also orders the Pentagon to stop paying for gender reassignment surgeries, except in … Continue reading

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Active-duty military members sue Trump over transgender ban

Five active-duty service members sued President Donald Trump Wednesday over his intentions to ban transgender personnel from serving in the military. “The directive to reinstate a ban on open service by transgender people violates both the Equal Protection component of … Continue reading

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Southern New Hampshire University expands military discounts

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Members of the National Guard and Reserves can now get the same discount as active duty military at Southern New Hampshire University. The university offers a 30 percent discount for undergraduate degrees and a 25 percent … Continue reading

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Retired generals, admirals thank Trump for banning transgender troops

More than a dozen retired generals and admirals have signed a letter to President Trump thanking him for his announced policy to ban transgender people from the armed forces. “We write today to express our gratitude to you for making … Continue reading

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