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Second set of human remains found at Fort Bliss range, not believed to be those of missing soldier

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Partial human remains were found Thursday near a Border Patrol station on Castner Range, an area near Fort Bliss, Texas, that is open to the public. The incident follows the discovery of another set of human remains on Fort Bliss land in January. Post officials also do not believe either set of remains belong to […]

Second lady Karen Pence, a Marine mom, takes key role in veterans suicide prevention effort

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Second lady Karen Pence believes one way for military families to get through their many challenges and stresses is to start talking about the problems more, not less. “With veterans, we want them to be able to talk about their struggles and sometimes they can’t,” said Pence, whose son is a pilot in the Marine […]

Second lady Karen Pence, a Marine mom, takes key role in veterans suicide prevention effort

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Second lady Karen Pence believes one way for military families to get through their many challenges and stresses is to start talking about the problems more, not less. “With veterans, we want them to be able to talk about their struggles and sometimes they can’t,” said Pence, whose son is a pilot in the Marine […]

FBI: no second person of interest in Corpus Christi base attack

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The FBI said Tuesday that agents no longer suspect that a second individual aided the gunman who attacked Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, last week. Agents initially said during a press conference Thursday that 20-year-old Adam Salim Alsahli may not have acted alone and that his abettor may be still at large. But in […]

A second soldier, the third service member, has died of coronavirus

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The week leading up to Memorial Day was one of the deadliest of the coronavirus pandemic, with a surge in deaths after several weeks of none, totaling eight and including the third service member to die. The service member was a soldier, an Army official confirmed to Military Times. It had been nearly six weeks […]

A second soldier, the third service member, has died of coronavirus

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The week leading up to Memorial Day was one of the deadliest of the coronavirus pandemic, with a surge in deaths after several weeks of none, totaling eight and including the third service member to die. The service member was a soldier, an Army official confirmed to Military Times. It had been nearly six weeks […]

For the second week, COVID-19 recoveries among troops outpaced new diagnoses

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More than 5,500 service members have tested postive for coronavirus since late February, according to the latest numbers from the Defense Department, but troops are starting to recover at a higher rate than new cases are being diagnosed. That meant 355 new cases since May 8, compared to 572 recoveries, the data shows. The previous […]

Second lady, senior spouses to participate in virtual town hall for Military Spouse Appreciation Day

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Military spouses are invited to join a virtual town hall beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, May 8 for a discussion of experiences and challenges spouses are facing during this coronavirus pandemic, and ways to support them. The nonprofit Blue Star Families is convening the town hall in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Second lady […]

Lawmakers pass second emergency package to protect student veterans from coronavirus losses

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Congress on Tuesday finalized a second GI Bill fix for student veterans whose studies were upended by the coronavirus pandemic, sending the package to the White House to be signed into law in coming days. The measure follows legislation last month which guaranteed students would not see any disruption in their education benefit payouts because […]