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POLL: Where do you stand on U.S. strategy against ISIS?

| September 18, 2014

The United States has telegraphed a strategy of coalition-building in the region around Iraq and Syria and elsewhere to support U.S. role, primarily in a training/air capability as most recently expressed, in the fight against ...

POLL: Should military-style equipment be used by local law enforcement?

| August 19, 2014

A national debate about the militarization of public space has erupted in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Mo. Weigh in here on the question of whether local law enforcement ought to routinely deploy military-type ...

Mixed feelings on defense spending

| April 02, 2014

Following Department of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s February DOD budget proposal, which looks for long-term reductions in overall defense spending but represents a short-term hike above spending levels automatically cut by last year’s budget-sequester deal, ...

What is the right course for Department of Defense spending?

| March 06, 2014

Is the plan Defense Secretary Hagel outlined appropriate, or should DOD stick to lower sequestration levels -- or take another route entirely? Tell us your thoughts in this poll.

And the winner is…: ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’

| December 24, 2013

The winner in our Top Christmas Songs poll/countdown effectively evokes the melancholy of time gone by as well as the joy of having someone back home to share it with.

VIDEO: Scenes from Wreaths Across America in NashvilleImage Gallery

| December 16, 2013

Wreaths were laid in a section of the cemetery devoted to Civil War-era soldiers. Catch a video of the ceremony, as well as several still photos from the day, here.

Wreaths Across America: An early delivery in NashvilleImage Gallery

| December 13, 2013

Video, pictures and more from driver John Dyer's Wreaths Across America delivery at Nashville National Cemetery, where this week 100-plus wreaths were placed anonymously ahead of Dec. 14 ceremonies.

FMCSA making rule changes to ease military transition to truck driving

| November 08, 2013

FMCSA says it wants to enact rule changes to make obtaining a civilian CDL based on military experience and training easier.

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