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1 year 5 months ago

Air Force reductions for 2013

The Air Force is trying to trim back; they're asking for voluntary retirements across the board. It would be a reduction of 3,340 airmen; the goal is by September. Right now the retirements are voluntary, according to the Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs. Here are the reductions;...

3 years 6 days ago

Obama mourns 'soldier-statesman' Shalikashvili

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States has lost a "genuine soldier-statesman" with the death of Army Gen. John Shalikashvili. Shalikashvili was the first foreign-born chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Obama said Shalikashvili's "extraordinary life represented the promise of America and the limitless...

4 years 9 months ago

Appeals court upholds dismissal of vaccine suit

A federal appeals court has ruled that members of the military can be required to be vaccinated against anthrax. The U.S. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court's decision dismissing a case brought by eight service members who challenged the Food and Drug Administration's determination that the vaccine...

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