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Photos such as this one from Army.mil are copied and used in online false identity scams. Here, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler serves up an omelet he just made to a wounded warrior at Fort Sam Houston in Texas in 2011. Photos of senior Army leaders are so popular that the Army's public affairs office monitors misuse. (Torres Cortes/Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

Love a man in uniform? Online dating scammers hope so

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February 28, 2015

WASHINGTON — All together now: All you need is love. Love is all you need.

It seems like such a simple recommendation, and yet it can be awfully hard to find this essential component of a happy and fulfilling life. We spend a lot of time...

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Illustration by Amy Raudenbush, Philadelphia Daily News/TNS

Maryland lawmaker looks to allow younger troops to drink

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February 28, 2015

Eighteen-year-old active-duty servicemembers can vote, smoke and fight for their country, but they can’t have a drink, and a Maryland senator is looking to change that in his home state.

Sen. Ronald Young, D-Frederick, has proposed a...

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The U.S. and Germany have resolved a dispute over licensing of Americans under the Status of Forces Agreement. (Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)

Americans in Germany express relief, anger at resolution of driver’s license issue

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February 28, 2015

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Americans caught up in the driver’s license dispute between the German and U.S. governments expressed a mix of relief and anger Friday at news that Germany will again recognize the U.S. forces license without an...

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A grave marker at the Punchbowl in Hawaii. (Photo Courtesy of Rick Stone)

POW/MIA groups ask Congress to investigate JPAC reorganization

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February 28, 2015

Four POW/MIA family groups representing every conflict back to World War II have banded together to express their displeasure with the Defense Department’s current personnel accounting reorganization and have asked Congress to step in again.

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