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WW II Veteran to Graduate 68 Years After Leaving College

Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority.

U.S. Shuts Down Ground Forces Office in Iraq, as Combat Against Islamic State Ends

Deactivating the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command in Baghdad also signifies "the changing composition and responsibilities of the Coalition" to defeat Islamic State, according to the United States Central Command statement.

Trump Wants to Forgive Student Loans for Disabled Veterans

The U.S. Department of Education will partner with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs to help streamline the process for disabled veterans to have their student loan debt cancelled.

HASC Rejects JSTARS Recap, Speeds Up Ships

In a stinging rebuke to the Air Force, The House Armed Services Committee wants the service to build a replacement for the aging E-8 JSTARS radar surveillance aircraft, an expense Air Force leaders want to avoid.

Here are 5 Urgent Problems a New VA Secretary Would Need to Tackle

With White House physician Ronny L. Jackson's nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs withdrawn, here are five things that veterans advocates and experts say are the most urgent needs a new VA secretary must address to successfully run the $200 billion agency that serves 9 million.

Pentagon-Run AI Center Coming, Hypersonics Work in Progress

The Pentagon is pushing ahead with plans to establish a new Artificial Intelligence center within the next six months, the department’s No. 2 civilian official said Tuesday.