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    Support for Military and Veterans' Caregivers

    First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden announced several initiatives and programs to help support caregivers of wounded active duty and veteran military. In addition, Michelle Obama…

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    Electric Grid Security and Reliability

    Witnesses testified on strategies to increase the reliability and security of the electric grid from cyber and physical attacks. They also discussed the impact of Environmental…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for veterans to respond to the question, “What role is the government playing in your post-war transition?”

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    Fort Hood Memorial Service

    President Obama, military leaders, and clergy spoke at a memorial service for the three people killed in a shooting at the Fort Hood military base shooting on April 2, 2014. The boots,…

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    Coast Guard and Consumer Product Safety Nominations

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a nomination hearing on President Obama’s nominees for the U.S. Coast Guard and Consumer Product Safety…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should soldiers be allowed to carry guns on military bases?” The previous week a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood…

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    In Depth with Bing West

    Author and military strategist Bing West spoke about his life and career. The former assistant secretary of defense. former RAND analyst, and current member of the Council on Foreign…

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid on Fort Hood Shooting

    Senate Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the previous day’s shooting by a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood, Texas. 

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    Moment of Silence for Fort Hood Shooting Victims

    The House heard from members of the Texas delegation, followed by a moment of silence for the victims of the April 2, 2014, shooting at Fort Hood.

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing on Veterans Issues

    At his weekly briefing with reporters, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), other congressional Republicans, and representatives from various veterans organizations talked about the backlog…

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    Secretary Chuck Hagel on Fort Hood Shooting

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made a statement about the shooting by a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, on April 2, 2014. Four people died in the attack and sixteen others were…

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Fort Hood Shooting

    Senate Minority Leader McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about the previous day’s shooting by a U.S. soldier at Fort Hood military base in Texas.

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    Fort Hood Shooting

    Lieutenant General Mark Milley briefed reporters on the April 2, 2014, shooting at a military base in Fort Hood, Texas. Four people, including the alleged shooter, died in the attack,…

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    U.S. Army Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    John McHugh and General Raymond Odierno testified on the Army’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on the previous day’s shooting by a U.S.…

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    Marine Corps Readiness

    General James Amos talked about proposed cuts to the Defense Department’s budget and the impact of those cuts on the Marine Corps' ability to defend U.S. interests. 

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    Defense Department News Conference

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of military related issues. In opening remarks, he announced the department’s efforts for…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. She called on President Obama to support the VA Management Accountability Act, a bill developed in…

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    The American Legion and Veterans

    Peter Gaytan, executive director of the American Legion, talked about the legion’s “Washington Conference,” concerns over the veterans benefits claims backlog, and the…

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    National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Senior army officials spoke at a National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event hosted by the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Office.

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    Deborah Lee James on Women in National Security

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talked about women in national security. She spoke at an event hosted by Women in International Security in Washington, D.C.

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