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The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on restaurants, goods, services and events for 2014. Please check back frequently as the list is updated. 2014 Veterans Day Restaurant Offerings 2014 Veterans Day Travel & Recreation Discounts 2014 Veterans Day Retailer Offerings 2014 Veterans Day Events Giving Back ... more

Former Navy SEAL Probed Over Bin Laden Revelations

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A former member of the Navy SEALs who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for possibly revealing classified material, The New York Times reported. Matt Bissonnette wrote a first-hand account called No Easy Day under the pseudonym Mark Owen. He landed in hot water with the Pentagon, who said he d... more

Soldier or Civilian, Ebola Protocols Not the Same

U.S. personnel construct the Monrovia Medical Unit site in Monrovia, Liberia. The MMU is being constructed in the event any medical workers in the area catch Ebola while assisting in Operation United Assistance. Craig Philbrick/Army

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends. The Pentagon has put in place the most stringent Ebola s... more

Hagel Defends 21-Day Ebola Quarantines for Troops

Army Spc. Kristal Calderon practices donning and removing protective equipment and a mask after a class at the logistical warehouse on Fort Gordon, Ga., Oct. 14, 2014. DoD photo

The differences in how civilians and military personnel will be treated upon return from West Africa were underlined by the case of Kaci Hickox, a nurse who returned from West Africa and has defied a voluntary quarantine. She went for a bike ride, followed by state police, on Thursday despite the voluntary quarantine for nurses who treated... more

Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 2 Militants in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan –  Suspected U.S. drone-fired missiles struck a house early on Thursday in a restive tribal region in northwest Pakistan, killing two militants, officials said. Two intelligence officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to media, said the missiles hit a house in Azam Wars... more

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