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Congress Passes Biggest Military Pay Raise in Years

The U.S. Senate on Thursday joined the House of Representatives in approving a 2.1 percent pay raise next year for troops -- the biggest boost in years. The legislation now heads to the president's desk for his signature.

By Brendan McGarry | Read more

Army, Marines in No Rush to Chamber a Common 5.56mm Round

It doesn’t seem that the Army or the Marine Corps is in any hurry to explain to Congress why they don't use a common 5.56mm round.

By Matthew Cox | Read more

Soldier Turned Bestselling Author Found Dead in Texas Hotel

Luis Carlos Montalvan, a decorated Iraq war veteran who became a strong critic of the war and wrote about it, has died in El Paso. He was 43.

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