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With White House physician Ronny L. Jackson's nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs withdrawn, here are five things that veterans advocates and experts say are the most urgent needs a new VA secretary must address to successfully run the $200 billion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

The Military Paid for a Study on Sea Level Rise. The Results Were Scary.

More than a thousand low-lying tropical islands risk becoming "uninhabitable" by the middle of the century – or possibly sooner – because of rising sea levels, upending the populations of some island nations and endangering key U.S. military assets, according to new research published Wednesday.

All Aboard: Sanford Native Hosts Leadership Courses on Battleship

For the past three years, the retired Naval captain has taken his classes to the sea, hosting groups aboard Battleship North Carolina as part of a program with his employer Academy Leadership.

This World War II-Era Colossus is Being Restored to its Former Glory. Here's a Behind-the-Scenes Look

A small army of volunteers have descended outside of Tulare on a mission to restore and bring a piece of history back to glory: "Preston's Pride," a World War II-era Boeing B-17 bomber that has sat along Highway 99 for decades.

Lawmakers Reach Initial Deal to Expand GI Education Bill

Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade, removing a 15-year time limit to tap into benefits and boosting money for thousands in the National Guard and Reserve.