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“There’s no stimulus out there. The extra unemployment is gone and all the waiters and waitresses are coming in for assistance,” said Maj. Ken Perine, executive director and corps officer at Salvation Army Spokane.
WASHINGTON — A day after President Donald Trump fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper, three staunch loyalists to the president were named to top defense jobs. Among them was a former Fox News commentator who failed to get through Senate confirmation because of offensive remarks he made, including about Islam.
Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out.
Andrew Garcia, aka Charles Chounard, admitted to police he had killed a man in British Columbia and had enlisted in the Army under an assumed name.
Within the ranks of the storied 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 10 soldiers have taken their own lives so far this year.
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.
Homeless service providers city officials are already talking about plans for housing this winter, with a forecasted need for increased space due to challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Nothing says back to school like a new backpack, even if goes no farther than the kitchen table.
While COVID-19 has brought lots of uncertainty to area families, they can still count on the Salvation Army of Spokane to provide those backpacks to kids.
Spurred on by President Donald Trump's demand to pull troops out of Germany, the U.S. will bring about 6,400 forces home and shift about 5,600 to other countries in Europe, U.S. defense leaders said Wednesday, detailing a Pentagon plan that will cost billions of dollars and take years to complete.
Federal agents have seized more than 20 vehicles and the money from 10 bank accounts belonging to a married couple of U.S. Army veterans in Texas, saying the pair used personal information stolen from soldiers to defraud the military out of as much as $11 million.
RIO DE JANEIRO — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a national security aide who played a central role in President Donald Trump's impeachment case, announced his retirement from the Army on Wednesday in a scathing statement that accused the president of running a “campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.”
Federal and military investigators say a soldier missing since April was killed and dismembered by a fellow soldier stationed at the same Texas base. The revelation followed demands for the Army to release details about its investigation of the disappearance.
The Salvation Army of Spokane kicked off its annual drive to provide area children with school supplies for the upcoming year Wednesday, with a drive-through twist for supply distribution in August.
The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a permit program that would allow the disputed Keystone XL pipeline and other new oil and gas pipelines to cross waterways with little review.
“Ermentrude” as it was formally known drove the streets of Spokane for an Army recruiting drive.
Salvation Army quickly distributed hundreds of boxes of food Tuesday during a food give away as many families struggle to make ends meet as they wait to go back to work.
American Indian tribes and environmental groups are pressuring a federal judge to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska less than two weeks after it started, because of fears over workers spreading the coronavirus and worries about a future spill.
A 99-year-old British army veteran who started walking laps in his garden as part of a humble fundraiser for the National Health Service has surprised himself by generating millions of pounds within days.