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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts for actions he took when his company’s outpost in Wanat, Afghanistan, was overrun by the Taliban.

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    Military Personnel Costs

    Panelists talked about the rising costs of military personnel on active duty. Topics addressed include military compensation, military procurement and overhead costs, and TRICARE…

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    Marine Corps Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nomination of General Joseph F. Dunford as U.S. Marine Corps commandant. Among his statements General Dunford told committee…

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    Veterans Administration Health Care

    The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing to spotlight the steps taken by the Veterans Administration to provide health care to patients on long waiting lists.

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues, including U.S. options in Iraq, the situation in Syria, and the military’s decision to grant…

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    Veterans' Benefits Evaluation Process

    The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing on the Veterans Benefit Administration’s (VBA) process for eliminating the backlog of disability claims at the Veterans Affairs…

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    Governors on Employing Veterans

    Governors held a discussion on strategies for helping the nation’s veterans transition to civilian employment. They heard from representatives from the federal and state…

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    Military Nominations

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a nomination hearing for Army Lieutenant General Joseph Votel to be promoted to general and head the U.S. Special Operations Command, Army General…

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    Veterans Administration Mental Health Care

    The House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on improving access to mental health care services for former soldiers, and the level of care veterans receive for problems such as…

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    Veterans Administration Whistleblowers, Part 2

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistle-blower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration. Officials spoke about allegations of…

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    Veterans Administration Whistleblowers, Part 1

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistle-blower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration. Witnesses spoke about retaliation…

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    Democratic Senators on Veterans Affairs Bill Negotiations

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reported that the House and Senate negotiators were having a tough time reaching agreement on how to pay for a veterans health…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a closed Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Iraq and…

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    White House Naturalization Ceremony

    President Obama hosted an Independence Day naturalization ceremony at the White House for active duty military service members and their spouses, as well as veterans and…

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    Consumer Drones

    Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping…

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    Safety of Drone Use

    Craig Whitlock talked about the Washington Post year-long investigation of the safety record of American drone use.

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination

    President Obama announced his nomination of retired Proctor and Gamble Chairman Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate and former army officer, for secretary of the Veterans Affairs…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest and answered questions from reporters on a variety of issues including the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage…

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    U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Part 2

    The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was profiled. Guests talked about the “Soldier Experience Gallery,” which traced Army history from…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby responded to questions on a variety of issues from reporters in the Pentagon. Topics included the U.S. response in Iraq, the Obama administration’s…

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