August 5, 2011 In the next five years, more than 1 million military personnel will try to make the transition to the U.S. job market. And they might face a rocky path: The unemployment rate for post-Sept. 11 veterans is 13.3 percent — about 4 points higher than the national average.
July 5, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, creating a better Congress, and the challenges of constructing a modern family tree. In the second hour, how identities affect our lives, and re-defining the purpose of the U.S. military.
Staff Sgt. Fred Hilliker.
June 8, 2011 The government will pay them back. Returning from Afghanistan, they were charged by Delta Air Lines for having more than three bags. Its contract with the military allows for three free bags when flying in coach, the airline says.
June 2, 2011 After the Iran and Afghanistan campaigns, the challenges presented by Iran, North Korea and others will remain, the soon-to-retire Pentagon chief says.
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