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Participants listen as First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a nurses event at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., April 11, 2012. (White House)

Record numbers of vets getting jobs in government, but many quit

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August 29, 2015

The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years, new data shows, with former servicemembers comprising almost half of full-time hires in the last fiscal year.

One in three people in government is now a...

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After Ashley Madison was hacked, the company announced that users can now delete accounts for free. (Screenshot/TNS)

Can federal workers be fired for adultery?

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August 29, 2015

Now that the Ashley Madison hack has outed as many as 15,000 federal employees and active-duty military, government agencies say they're combing through the email addresses of possible adulterers to see whether their extramarital activity on work...

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Department of the Navy Releases Record of Decision for Relocation of Marines to Guam

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August 29, 2015

SANTA RITA, Guam (August 29, 2015) -- The Department of the Navy today released the Record of Decision (ROD) for relocating U.S. Marine Corps forces to Guam.

“The Department of the Navy has selected the preferred alternatives as described...

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 Some military leaders are expressing concern that a constant spotlight on efforts to ensure fallen and wounded servicemembers are not forgotten may be having an unintended consequence of hurting recruiting efforts.    Defense Department

Attractions of service obscured by hard costs of war

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August 28, 2015

Perhaps to a degree not seen before, news outlets, politicians of every stripe and wounded warrior charities have turned an intense spotlight on problems servicemembers and veterans have faced on returning from war.

Consider the number...

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