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Mike Dougherty
June 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of shore towns in South Jersey give free beach access to veterans and active duty military. A bill working its way through Trenton would make it the law of the land. Ocean City, Avalon, and Sea Isle City already let vets on the beach for free. New Jersey state Sen...
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April 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The remains of a World War II soldier who went missing in the final weeks of the Guadalcanal campaign have been positively identified 76 years after he was listed as missing in action, according to the U.S. government. Skeletal remains recovered two years ago on the Solomon...
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April 07, 2019 - 8:28 pm
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The United States has temporarily withdrawn some of its forces from Libya due to "security conditions on the ground," a top military official said Sunday as a Libyan commander's forces advanced toward the capital of Tripoli and clashed with rival militias. A small contingent...
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Andrew Kramer
March 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two companies in Philadelphia have joined forces for a second year to help United States veterans find success in their careers. The two companies, WeWork and Bunker Labs, started the program known as Veterans in Residence. "It's a six month cohort where ten...
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January 06, 2019 - 12:24 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Groundwater near Georgia military bases remains contaminated from a toxic firefighting foam used for decades by the U.S. Air Force, prompting fears among residents about their exposure to the chemicals. Recent tests at Georgia's three air bases show extensive environmental...
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December 22, 2018 - 11:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group, has resigned in protest over President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, a U.S. official said, joining Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in an administration exodus...
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December 20, 2018 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomes Vice President Mike Pence to the Pentagon, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.
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December 19, 2018 - 10:18 am
By Lolita Baldor, Susannah George and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, officials announced Wednesday as the president suddenly declared victory over the Islamic State, contradicting his own experts' assessments...
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November 23, 2018 - 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military. The administration asked the court on Friday to take up three cases on the issue. Lower courts had blocked the...
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Jim Melwert
July 20, 2018 - 3:04 pm
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A unique monument that now sits above Willow Grove’s Veterans Memorial Park started as a dream over a decade ago. Vietnam Vet Ralph Sorti says, 14 years ago, he envisioned a monument for the park. “I did not in my wildest dreams imagine that it would have...
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