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Twice as many Americans have died in school shootings than at war in 2018, data shows

More people have died in school shootings in the U.S. than in combat-related deaths from American military campaigns around the world so far in 2018, according to data gleaned from U.S. 194 more words

World

Box of ammo falls from military helicopter, crashes through Texas elementary school's roof

EL PASO, Texas — Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas. 85 more words

World

Commentary: The VA is working just fine, thank you very much

“A government-run, single-payer, bureaucratic health care system that doesn’t work.” That’s how Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., described the Department of Veterans Affairs last month on “Meet the Press.” 12 more words

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COMBAT RAIDER 18-2 SCHEDULED FOR MAY 15-17 2018

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a large force exercise involving various military aircraft, is scheduled to begin May 15 in the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude May 17, 2018. 204 more words

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N. Korea Reportedly Threatens To Pull Out Of U.S. Summit Over Military Exercises

(CBS) — North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and also threatened to call off a historic summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un due to ongoing military exercises between the South and the U.S., South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. 1,031 more words

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Thune Greets South Dakota Veterans at D.C. War Memorials

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) today greeted veterans from across the Midwest, including 45 South Dakotans, who were in Washington, D.C., to visit war memorials honoring their service and sacrifice to the nation. 219 more words

Veterans

South Dakota Congressional Candidate Neal Tapio Said Terrorist Attack Would Help Him Win Primary

By Kevin Robillard
HuffPost

A GOP candidate running for South Dakota’s lone seat in Congress said last year that a terrorist attack would help him win a contested primary, and also suggested members of the U.S. 1,247 more words

South Dakota Politics