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To retain more women, military offers better work-life balance

Mary McLain for NPR
| When a Pentagon official proposed flexible schedules at a town hall, "They actually laughed at me," she says. But the schedules went into place. The military also now allows 1 to 3 years off.

Trump's 'can't handle it' comment on mental health draws fire

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Trump suggested that some military veterans with mental health issues are not "strong" and "can't handle it." His campaign says the remark was taken out of context.

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New rules for transgender troops take effect

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New rules detail how military leaders must treat transgender service members. It's the latest step in the Pentagon's effort to integrate transgender people into the armed forces.

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New law clears way for 1,200 apartments for LA's homeless vets

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The law restores the VA's authority to sign leases at its Westwood campus. Besides housing, it permits a variety of other services for vets.

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LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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LAO: End college grant program for CA National Guard

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The Legislative Analyst's Office recommends that lawmakers not renew the program when it expires in 2019, saying it has not met its goal of increasing retention.

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Veterans risk homelessness after ITT Tech shutdown

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Military veterans were among the people most affected by this month's shutdown of ITT Technical Institutes. More than 6,000 former service members were enrolled at the for-profit college chain.

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Clinton, Trump fail to impress LA vets in forum

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About a dozen vets gathered in a Hollywood sports bar to watch the candidates talk about the military in a nationally televised forum.

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