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These forgotten soldiers might have been the first Black troops to wear Union blue in combat

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A retired Army colonel and his former West Point roommate believe they have discovered a nearly forgotten — and possibly first — Black unit in the Civil War and are spearheading efforts to see the history-making soldiers honored nearly 160 years later. The career soldiers-turned-amateur-historians, retired Col. Chris Allen and retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, […]

These 3 companies will build prototypes for the Air Force’s Skyborg drone

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WASHINGTON — Boeing, General Atomics and Kratos will create prototypes for the Air Force’s Skyborg program and have a mere five months to build the first test vehicles of the autonomous combat drone. As part of the Skyborg program, the Air Force hopes to build a family of low-cost, attritable drones that can be reused, […]

These are the states and jobs where veterans make the most money

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It pays to be a veteran, according to a new study by veterans claims law firm Hill and Ponton. The average annual income for veterans was about $65,000 in 2019, the study reported. Those who didn’t serve brought home nearly $11,000 less, with an average annual income of about $54,000. Hill and Ponton’s study also […]

These are the states and jobs where veterans make the most money

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It pays to be a veteran, according to a new study by veterans claims law firm Hill and Ponton. The average annual income for veterans was about $65,000 in 2019, the study reported. Those who didn’t serve brought home nearly $11,000 less, with an average annual income of about $54,000. Hill and Ponton’s study also […]

These 2 female Marines are in the brig on assault charges. Both claim trauma from rape

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On Veterans Day 2020, a small group of activists and Marines’ family members gathered outside the Marine Barracks in Washington in the hopes of bringing attention to what they saw as injustice. Two female Marines are in the brig “for assault charges after experiencing flashbacks due to being raped,” a press release from the Military […]