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The pandemic, which cleared out major thoroughfares in San Francisco, has ushered in the opportunity for people and the government to consider major changes in economic and public policy.<ins> (Chris Victorio/S.F. Examiner file photo)</ins>

Things we should have learned from the pandemic but didn’t

Health care and housing are possible for everyone, and there are ways to pay for them

 

President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, makes a statement on Afghanistan from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The president said the U.S. will leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan when he completes his term, down slightly from the current number but well up from the 5,500 he announced previously, arguing America's interests depend on helping Afghanistan's struggling government fight continuing threats from the Taliban and others. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama to slow pace of Afghanistan troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slow the pace of its troop drawdown…

 

Soldiers put their bodies — specifically their knees — through intense, grueling tasks that can cause injuries to the ligaments, cartilage and bone. (Courtesy photo)

Military life can be tough on knees

War — and training for war — is hard on knees. Much…

 

Two Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies stand outside a building near the scene of a shooting at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Friday, April 8, 2016, in San Antonio. (John Davenport/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas Air Force base

SAN ANTONIO — The fatal shooting of two people at an Air…

Two Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies stand outside a building near the scene of a shooting at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Friday, April 8, 2016, in San Antonio. (John Davenport/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
The windows of the Armed Forces Recruitment Center have several bullet holes from a shooting as the area is cordoned off with blue shell casing markers in the parking lot on Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tenn.  At least two military facilities in Tennessee were attacked in shootings Thursday.     (Tim Barber/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

Official: 4 Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two…

The windows of the Armed Forces Recruitment Center have several bullet holes from a shooting as the area is cordoned off with blue shell casing markers in the parking lot on Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tenn.  At least two military facilities in Tennessee were attacked in shootings Thursday.     (Tim Barber/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
In this July 7, 2015 photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Pentagon announces plan aimed at lifting transgender ban

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon's current regulations banning…

In this July 7, 2015 photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)
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40 years on, Vietnam troop withdrawal remembered

Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into…

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Disrespect: Military war dead mishandled at Dover Air Force Base mortuary

WHAT: The Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal agency that investigates…

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Military cannot stop evolving, despite demands to cut budget

Between the two World Wars, America’s Army manned sleepy outposts around the…

Exiting Iraq

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FBI calls gang members in military ‘significant criminal threat’

WHAT: A new FBI report warned that “members of at least 53…

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US withdrawal from Iraq opens door for Iran

President Barack Obama is now taking credit for ending the U.S. war…

Report shows disastrous effect of Pentagon cuts in budget cuts

The House Armed Services Committee recently sent President Barack Obama a report…

Military memorabilia collector spooked by mortar shell

Natchez, Miss., Judge Charlie Vess and his wife found a mortar shell…

The dangers of further Defense cuts

In a classic case of closing the barn door after the horses…

Homeowners suing family over sign supporting son’s military service

A Louisiana homeowners association is suing to force a resident family to…

Stolen valor: Fake military ‘heroes’ fighting for their right to lie

WHAT: Since Congress passed the Stolen Valor Act in 2006, the Justice…

This is not the time to reduce forces in Afghanistan

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the American-led counterinsurgency is winning in Afghanistan…

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The End of Osama bin Laden

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