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Wal-Mart Pledges To Hire 100,000-Plus Veterans

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer and the nation’s largest private employer, is making a pledge to hire every veteran who wants a job.


Citing several studies, retired military leaders say that young Americans' weight a threat to national security. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

Retired Military Leaders, Study Indicate Americans ‘Too Fat To Fight’

Retired military leaders think young Americans are too fat to fight in the military.



Video: What Is Faster Than Usain Bolt?

Mike Meltser links to a video of a US military project that has created a machine faster than Usain Bolt

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Hyperbaric Chamber Helping Iraq Vet Battle PTSD

If one Iraq veteran from Houston is any indication of what the future may hold for rehabbing veterans of PTSD, then the technology could be readily available right now.


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Houston Awarded For Employer Support of National Guard

Houston has been named the 2012 Pro Patria Award Recipient for Texas, the highest award given to an employer by an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.