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Senator vows to close decrepit schools on military bases

The Senate has decided not to take up a proposal that would close rather than repair decrepit Defense Department-run schools on military bases, creating a flood of thousands of students to nearby public school systems. But the plan's chief architect is vowing to try again.... Read more»

Opposition to Perry's 'Strong' video goes viral

Rick Perry's new ad railing against the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and proclaiming he'd end "Obama's war on religion" has created some viral backlash. Quickly. (with video)... Read more»3

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson lawmaker wants to curb frivolous lawsuits

Today on Buckmaster - the show kicks off with a newsmaker interview with Arizona State Representative Ted Vogt. Plus, Janet Marcotte talks about her new photo tribute book to Gabrielle Giffords. ... Read more»

274 troop remains dumped at landfill by Dover AFB

The U.S. Air Force dumped the remains of 274 troops in a Virginia landfill between 2004-08, unbeknown to soldiers' families.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: 70 years later, questions remain about Pearl Harbor

Historian and writer John Martin Meek talks about his new book "The Other Pearl Harbor." Plus, state Sen. Linda Lopez, and Richard White from the Red Cross.... Read more»

Gaddafi's son tried to make it to Mexico

Muammar Gaddafi's son Saadi tried to flee to Mexico with his family in what officials said was an elaborate plan with several safe houses throughout the country, as well as false names supported by forged Mexican documents.... Read more»

USS Arizona videos

Videos of the USS Arizona, past and present. 1,177 members of the crew of the U.S.S. Arizona were killed as the battleship exploded and sank during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The bodies of more than 900 remain entombed in the vessel, which serves as a memorial for all who died during the attack.... Read more»

FDR's Pearl Harbor Address

Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Address to Congress: "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." (with video)... Read more»

Congressman slams military's brain testing program

Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., took to the House floor on Thursday to denounce flaws in the military's cognitive testing program and garner support to fix it following a ProPublica and NPR story on the issue earlier this week.... Read more»

Raytheon donates $100k for trauma research at UA

A $100,000 donation from Raytheon will support UA research on treating those wounded on the battlefield, as well as trauma victims here at home.... Read more»

Military dogs suffer PTSD

Soldiers returning from battle are not alone in their difficult readjustment to civilian life: their brave canine counterparts are also struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.... Read more»1

Mexico activist slain — but by whom?

When his 18-year-old son disappeared last year, Nepomuceno Moreno became an anguished parent, searching for answers about his missing child. In his quest, became one of the public faces of the missing, joining up with anti-violence groups to call for justice. He was recently killed.... Read more»

Testing fails soldiers, leaves brain injuries undetected

A measure requiring the military to test soldiers' brain function before they deployed and again when they returned has failed to deliver, offering injured soldiers the appearance of help, but not the reality. ... Read more»

Giffords serves Thanksgiving meal to D-M airmen

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to airmen and military veterans at Tucson's Davis-Monthan AFB on Thursday—her first constituent event since being shot on Jan. 8. (Updated with video)... Read more»4

Noriega to be extradited from France to Panama

A French court has granted a request to return former dictator Manuel Noriega to his native Panama, where he is wanted for crimes committed during six years of military rule between 1983 and 1989.... Read more»

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