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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.

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.

My Job Is To Make Sure LA Veterans’ Stories Get Told. What Do You Want To Know?

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I want our listeners to understand the role vets play in our lives and the struggles they face, but I need your help.

Fallen Vietnam Sailor Raul Guerra Returns Home

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Over half a century ago, a young sailor from Montebello, CA died in a plane crash in a remote, mountainous area of Vietnam.

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The Military Seeks A Home For Space Command

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While President Trump pushes Congress to create a new military branch called the Space Force, the Pentagon is about to choose a permanent home for its existing Space Command.