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When military makes mistakes, lessons need to be learned

When Clinton Romesha was a boy, his father taught him life lessons.
Updated one month ago
Homeless vet, student booted from PHSC campus files grievance

Homeless vet, student booted from PHSC campus files grievance

Officials at Pasco-Hernando State College in New Port Richey are investigating allegations that a student who is a homeless Army veteran was kicked off campus by security officers because of his appearance.
Updated one month ago
Body positively identified as drowned Navy serviceman

Body positively identified as drowned Navy serviceman

A body found Thursday night in Tampa Bay has been positively identified as a Navy serviceman who drowned while trying to recover an anchor, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated one month ago
Body found in Tampa Bay in area searched for missing Navy officer

Body found in Tampa Bay in area searched for missing Navy officer

A body was found Thursday afternoon in Tampa Bay in the area where authorities had been looking for a missing Navy officer, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.
Updated one month ago
Woman honored for her cards to military

Woman honored for her cards to military

LUTZ — For more than a decade, Gloria Dale has shown her appreciation to troops overseas.
Updated one month ago
Deputies ID boater who drowned in Tampa Bay as Navy serviceman

Deputies ID boater who drowned in Tampa Bay as Navy serviceman

TAMPA — Hillsborough County deputies have identified a man who drowned Tuesday after trying to free an anchor underwater as a Navy chief petty officer serving with U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base.
Updated one month ago
MacDill AFB shakes off construction issues, opens 350-room hotel

MacDill AFB shakes off construction issues, opens 350-room hotel

After more than a year of delays and millions of dollars in cost overruns, the MacDill Inn, a new 175,000-square-foot, five-story, 350-room hotel at MacDill Air Force Base opened last week in advance of a formal ribbon-cutting scheduled May 2.
Updated one month ago

Water leak forces VA patients to relocate for second time this month

TAMPA — A water line leak at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital on Thursday forced the staff to move nearly two dozen patients to new rooms and will require a six-week cleanup.
Updated one month ago
 Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information about sexual assault cases in an effort to blunt support for a Senate bill that would make a major change in how the military handles allegations of sexual misc...
Updated one month ago
U.S. to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters, to Iraq

U.S. to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters, to Iraq

BAGHDAD — The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the first major increase in U.S. forces in nearly ...
Updated one month ago