The Most Read Stories This Week on Military.com -- July 20, 2018

A Marine embraces her son and husband aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Jan. 12. (U.S Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Kayla Rainbolt)
A Marine embraces her son and husband aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Jan. 12. (U.S Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Kayla Rainbolt)

Here's a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com.

 

Pentagon Slashes GI Bill Transfer Eligibility Window

Troops with 16 or more years of service will no longer be permitted to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a spouse or child starting next year, Defense Department officials announced Thursday.

By Amy Bushatz | Read more

 

Report: Stealth Destroyer Returns to Shipyard with Wrecked Engine

One of two engines on the USS Michael Monsoor, the second Zumwalt-class destroyer built by Bath Iron Works, must be replaced after turbine blades were damaged during acceptance trials.

By Beth Brogan, Bangor Daily News | Read more

 

Lawmaker Urges Mattis to Upgrade Fallen Marine Officer's Silver Star

An Iraq War veteran in Congress submitted new evidence to the Pentagon he says proves a Marine officer killed in Fallujah, Iraq, deserves to have his Silver Star upgraded to a Navy Cross.

By Gina Harkins | Read more

 

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-- Sean Mclain Brown can be reached at sean.brown@military.com. Follow him on Twitter at @seanmclainbrown

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