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Veteran NFL official Carl Madsen dies on way home from Chiefs-Titans game

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Carl Madsen, a National Football League veteran official, died Sunday on his way home from the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans game in Nashville, the league told CNN. He was 71. The cause of death is unknow...

Natural resources left in Afghanistan are ‘a treasure chest for our adversaries,’ veteran congressman says

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"As somebody that fought in Afghanistan, left limbs in Afghanistan and, unfortunately, a lot of friends in Afghanistan, I can tell you that there's a lot of reasons that we fought," the Florida Republican said. "And ...

Army veteran faked paralysis to get over $1M in benefits, used money to buy sports car, prosecutors say

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William Rich, 41, of Windsor Mill, Maryland, lied about his condition to the Department of Veterans Affairs over several years, the Justice Department said. As a result, he was granted a 100% disability rating in 200...

95-year-old WWII veteran gets bumped up Corvette Stingray waiting list

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Bobbie Carson is a longtime Chevrolet Corvette fan who was looking forward to getting his hands on an all-new, mid-engine Stingray but facing a yearlong wait due to the popularity of the model and tight supplies caus...

Top ACC contenders counting on veteran talent in league race

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She’s not alone in the Atlantic Coast Conference, either. "Yeah, we have a lot of experience coming back," Fortner said Wednesday during the league’s preseason media day. "But so does everybody else." That's tru...

Spurs facing unknown with youth replacing its veteran past

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Who is taking the last shot of the game in a critical situation? Which player will provide the team with leadership? CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . It’s a dilemma Gregg Popovich has not had in 25 seasons ...

Military veteran on ‘Fox & Friends First’: Black community has ‘buyer’s remorse’ over Biden’s failures

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BIDEN ON SHAKY GROUND WITH FELLOW DEMOCRATS AS POLL NUMBERS SLIDE  KELVIN KING: I think what's happening right now is that the American people who voted for Joe Biden, they're waking up. They're finally waking up and...

Biden’s spin on top generals’ Afghanistan input ‘goes well beyond frustration,’ veteran in Congress says

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Mast's remarks were in response to testimony from Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, command of U.S. Central Command, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Both sa...

Veteran police officer resigns over vaccine mandate in chronically understaffed department

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"First of all, it’s my religious belief. I also believe I’ve been given a choice about what to do with my body," Sgt. David Gutierrez said after he resigned from the San Jose Police Department this weekend, KPIX repo...

Oldest known living WWII veteran celebrates his 112th birthday

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The oldest known living World War II veteran celebrated his 112th birthday with a socially distanced, drive-by celebration at his home in New Orleans Sunday. According to a statement from the National WWII Museum,...

Army veteran blasts ‘feckless, incompetent administration’ for Afghan failure on ‘Justice with Judge Jeanine’

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Jeanine Pirro introduced Bequette and Logan, asking "And here we are 20 years later, the Taliban is running Afghanistan, armed to the teeth with all the military supplies that we left them, and now we are trying to b...

Afghanistan war veteran gets emotional recalling 9/11: ‘America is damn lucky’ for heroic service members

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Doody got emotional while recalling the events of the last two weeks in Afghanistan saying it’s been "tumultuous," but it’s an honor to represent the veteran combat community. As a 16-year-old junior in high school d...

Army veteran, Senate candidate Jake Bequette says after 9/11, he ‘felt the call to wear the uniform’

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Bequette, 32, a Republican who in July announced his campaign to unseat Sen. John Boozman, reflected on that day 20 years ago.  "I was in my seventh-grade English class. We had a substitute teacher, and she walked in...

Veteran suicides decreased by 7% in 2019, lowest in 12 years

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The VA's annual report includes comprehensive data on the issue from 2001 through 2019 and shows a drop in the total number of veteran deaths by suicide in 2019, as well as in the rate of veteran suicides per 100,000...

Army veteran ‘absolutely not’ resigning after Biden’s attempt to oust Trump appointees from military panels

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Biden is now facing backlash from multiple members of the board, including Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer.  "It's imperative that we fight for this," Mobbs said on "Fox & Friends." KELLYANNE CONWAY, SEAN SPICE...

Cam Newton cut: 5 possible landing spots for veteran quarterback

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Newton is still a viable quarterback option for any team. He was thrust into a completely new situation last season coming off an injury and still managed to have 2,657 passing yards and a 65.8 complete percentage. H...

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