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Alphonso Maldon, Jr., chairman of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, speaks at a Jan. 29, 2015 press conference in Arlington, Va., revealing changes to pensions, health care and other troop benefits following its two-year review. (C.J. Lin/Stars and Stripes)

White House backs overhaul of military retirement, health coverage

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March 31, 2015

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced Monday he will back sweeping overhauls to the military retirement and health care systems as a way to ensure the costly benefits survive into the future.

Obama said he will provide Congress a...

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Cadets participate in The Run to the Rock as part of Recognition events at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo. Mar. 14, 2015.   Bill Evans/U.S. Air Force

Air Force Academy cadets working on system to stop computer viruses before they infect

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March 30, 2015

Air Force Academy researchers are using software similar to that used to catch classroom cheaters in a bid to foil computer hackers.

The academy's anti-malware lab has built a program that scans malicious software used to steal...

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Guam employer to pay nearly $400K for underpaying workers

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March 30, 2015

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - A Guam employer is agreeing to pay nearly $400,000 in damages and back pay for paying workers from China less than minimum wage.

According to a proposed judgment filed Thursday in U.S. District Court of Guam, Acme...

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An information graphic about personal social media responsibility. (Navy Media Content Services)

Navy: No imminent threat to personnel on Islamic State hit list

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March 28, 2015

NAPLES, Italy — There are no imminent threats to Navy personnel and their family members after 36 sailors were identified on an Islamic State list posted online last week, a service official wrote online Thursday.

In a message posted to the...

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