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In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting

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| Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.

The National Guard Is Heading To The U.S./Mexico Border To Help Move Trucks Through Faster

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A thousand National Guard troops from Texas will try to address one of the unintended results of President Trump’s immigration crackdown -- traffic jams that are slowing international commerce.

A New Report Says The Pentagon Isn't Doing Enough To Protect Military Bases From Sea Level Rise

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The Government Accountability Office says the military isn't doing enough to deal with the effects of climate change, after more than $9 billion in hurricane and flood-related damage to three bases in less than a year.

A First For An Army Infantry Division: A Female Commander

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The Army’s 40th Infantry Division welcomed a new commander at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos on Saturday.

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The VA Is Using Video Games To Help Disabled Vets Recover And Reconnect

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Some VA medical centers have realized that helping vets get back in the game can also help with their recovery.

GAO Says Pentagon Should Do More To Prep For Climate Change

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For close to a decade, the Department of Defense has recognized the growing threat of climate change for military installations.

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For Troops At The Border, Encounters With Migrants Are Rare

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During the eight months they've been deployed at the U.S.-Mexico border, military personnel have had little direct contact with the people at the center of the mission.

Scientists Are Trying To Measure The Value Of Outdoor Service Work For Transitioning Veterans

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Congress is considering legislation to encourage "outdoor therapy" for veterans with injuries or post-traumatic stress. Volunteer groups are already running similar programs in national parks.