Army veteran, family receive new house from Operation Finally Home

By Marialuisa Rincon, mrincon@chron.com, Photo: Michael Minasi, Staff Photographer / Houston Chronicle Chron.com - U.S. Army Sgt. John Kadleck was a little more than a week from finishing his last deployment in Afghanistan’s Korangal Valley when his unit began taking fire from the Taliban and tribal forces . While under attack from the enemy forces in … Continue reading Army veteran, family receive new house from Operation Finally Home

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Chinese stole Navy warfare plans

China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare   China's sole operating aircraft carrier leaves Dalian in northeast China for sea trials last month. (Li Gang/Xinhua/AP) By Ellen Nakashima and Paul Sonne -Email the author, The Washington Post Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive … Continue reading Chinese stole Navy warfare plans

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D-Day: Five things to know on the 74th anniversary

David Vincent, AP Shelby Fleig, USA TODAY, Wednesday marked the 74th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day: the largest invasion by air, land and sea in history. More than 5,000 ships, 11,000 airplanes and 150,000 soldiers from the U.S., Britain and Canada stormed the Nazi-occupied French beaches of Normandy in a deadly surprise attack in World War II. Large events … Continue reading D-Day: Five things to know on the 74th anniversary

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AP: Trump Will Push Shulkin Out Of His Administration

President Donald Trump is planning to push out Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, three administration officials told The Associated Press on Sunday. One of the officials rated Shulkin’s chances of being pushed out in the next day or two at “50-50.” “He did say that he’s expecting to make one or two major changes,” said … Continue reading AP: Trump Will Push Shulkin Out Of His Administration

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GOP Congressman Demands VA Secretary David Shulkin To Resign

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) asked VA Secretary David Shulkin to resign on Wednesday and requested employees responsible for the construction of a new VA hospital in Aurora, Colorado to be fired. Coffman criticized the Trump-appointed VA secretary for taking his wife on a taxpayer-funded 10 day trip to Europe. The VA’s inspector general released … Continue reading GOP Congressman Demands VA Secretary David Shulkin To Resign

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Defense Department Releases New Deployment Policy

The Department of Defense on Wednesday released a new policy in which separation procedures will begin for service members who have been non-deployable for the last 12 months or more. “This new policy is a 12-month deploy or be removed policy,” Robert Wilkie, the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, told the U.S. … Continue reading Defense Department Releases New Deployment Policy

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Good News for Service Men & Women just leaving the Armed Forces

Credit: Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel With low unemployment and thousands of job openings, Wisconsin doesn’t have enough workers. And the shortage is likely to get worse as the gray wave of baby boomers continues to retire and drop out of the workforce. “We have a significant amount of open jobs in the state and … Continue reading Good News for Service Men & Women just leaving the Armed Forces

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