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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Representative Michael McCaul

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Johnny Isakson

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Johnny Isakson (R-GA) talked about efforts to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and whether they were yielding results. Senator Isakson…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Address

    President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He focused on the effects of climate change on national security. He said…

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    Veterans Health Care and Benefits

    The House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing to receive legislative presentations from multiple veterans' service organizations. Topics included the G.I.…

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    Speaker Boehner on Veterans' Health Care

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke about issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He asked for answers about why some employees had not been fired and why the situation at…

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    Capitol Police Oversight

    Chief Kim Dine testified at a hearing on the U.S. Capitol Police. Topics included incidents in which U.S. Capitol Police officers left weapons unattended in the Capitol Hill complex…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Pre-Ceremony

    Before the 134th commencement exercises of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Captain Sean Gill talked about the Coast Guard, the ceremony, and the graduates. The U.S. Coast Guard Band also…

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    Missile Defense and National Security

    Admiral James Winnefeld talked about the future of missile defense and U.S. national security. He provided and update on U.S. missile defense priorities and investments. He also…

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    Military Sexual Assault Report

    Human Rights Watch and Protect Our Defenders organizations released their new report, “Embattled: Retaliation against Sexual Assault Survivors in the US Military.” The report…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Army and Air Force officials presented their findings from a war game exercise that focused on potential future policy and strategy for U.S.-Russia relations and recent Russian…

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    Mystery of Flight 19

    John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost their lives. The…

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    Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum

    John Bloom gave a tour of the only remaining building that was once part of Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale and spoke about its history. He talked about how the base was used for…

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    Book Discussion on Ashley's War

    Gayle Lemmon talked about her book, Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield, about the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s…

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    Veterans Affairs Health Care Staffing

    Physicians and nurses representing veteran service organizations testified at a hearing on ways to alleviate staffing issues at health care facilities run by the Department of Veterans…

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    House Debate on Defense Amendments

    House members began debate on amendments to the 2016 Defense Authorization bill. Debate on 135 amendments was permitted in the rule.

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    Senator McCain on Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Authorization Bill

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following the committee’s markup of fiscal year 2016 defense authorization legislation.

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    Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Authorization Legislation

    Martin Matishak talked from Capitol Hill about key amendments to the fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill being debated on the House floor over the next two days. The bill…

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    Joint Chiefs Announcement

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the nomination of General Mark Milley to be Army chief of staff and Admiral John Richardson to be chief of Naval operations. Secretary Carter…

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    Veterans' Health Care and Benefits

    Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on…

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    Jade Helm 15 Military Exercises

    Dan Lamothe talked about the “Jade Helm 15” military exercises taking place in western U.S. states over summer 2015 and the controversies they were causing. "Jade Helm"…

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