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Family demands investigation into death of daughter in military

St. Louis native LaVena Johnson of was a bubbly, intelligent young woman who had high hopes of making an impact while serving her country. As a member of the military, Johnson served overseas in Iraq, just shortly after the U.S. embarked on the Iraq war. Her tragic dreams were cut short when she was found […]

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What Did You Think of President Obama’s State of the Union Address?

Last night, President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address. We want to hear from you! What do you think of President Obama’s SOTU speech? Did it leave you hopeful? Dissatisfied? Indifferent? Sound off below!

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Pentagon Lifts Ban on Female Service Members in Combat

The Pentagon has officially lifted the ban on female service members in combat.

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Ask, Tell

I opened my eyes and abandoned my nihilist reveries to learn that Christmas came early for many members of the LGBT community.  Last weekend, the Senate repealed “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” a policy that banned gays and lesbians from openly serving in the Armed Forces.  Established in 1993, DADT was a compromise by President Clinton, […]

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