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File photo of Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. (credit: Bryce Harper/Getty Images)

Wichita Falls Leaders Fear Return Of Pesky Egrets After It Brought Down Military Jet

Leaders of a North Texas city have warned about the expected return of pesky egrets after a 2013 bird strike brought down a military jet.


Critics are blasting the Texas Department of Insurance for proposing new rules for counselors who help people buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded Military Personnel After Fort Hood Shooting

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.


Fort Hood remains on alert while authorities continue to investigate the shooting. (Getty Images)

General: Fort Hood Gunman Kills 3, Wounds 16, Then Kills Self

Commander says the soldier had served 4 months in Iraq in 2011, was being treated for depression and anxiety.


The summit will focus on helping returning veterans transition back into civilian life. (Getty Images)

Bush Holds Summit On Helping Veterans Transition

Former President will speak on helping military veterans transition back into civilian life.


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Feds Announce Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

Texas to be among 6 states that will host testing facilities.


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J.J. Watt, Texans Remember Military On Memorial Day

Check out tweets from Texans players honoring the military this Memorial Day.


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Ex-Military Leader Who Abused Recruits With Bleach Gets Jail

An ex-trainer at a South Texas military installation has been sentenced to five months in jail and booted from the service for using bleach to abuse recruits.


File photo of Mexican soldiers. (Photo by Nuvia Reyes/AFP/GettyImages)

Mexican Navy Kills 4 Trying To Rob Drug Boss’ Body

Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.


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.


The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.