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Concerns about the future keep top Marine up at night

It's not the combat readiness or the courage of the men and women that wear the Marine Corps uniform that keeps the commandant of the Corps up at night. It's apprehension about looming budget cuts.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 06:08am EST

Tags: Marine Corps, Budget Control Act, j.j. green, sequestration


TAPS gala honors families of fallen military

A big evening is on tap this week to raise money for a program that helps families that are struggling after a military member dies.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 09:36am EDT

Tags: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors,

Move over, Black Friday: Presidents Day is hot to shop

The long weekend is fast-becoming a highlight for shoppers, as retailers offer deep discounts rivaling deals on Black Friday. The holiday honoring the nation's commanders in chief is now second only to Labor Day in sales.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: Presidents Day, shopping, retail, Nordstrom, The Holocaust, Macy