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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Duncan Hunter
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, was returned to regular duty Monday, a development that one key lawmaker said keeps open the possibility that he may be charged in a military court martial with deserting his unit in Afghanistan in 2009.
Armed Mexican troops and police regularly stray across the U.S. border, according to statistics the Department of Homeland Security provided to Congress on Tuesday that indicate more than 500 of them have jumped the border in the past decade.
The House Republican leadership has abolished an amendment that would have given President Obama the authority to kill the terrorists responsible for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, according to a legislative aide.
Two House Republicans are in a turf battle over how to give President Obama the authority to kill the terrorists who killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
Rep. Duncan Hunter is fighting for soldiers' right to smoke by offering an amendment that would stop the Pentagon's plans to ban tobacco sales on base, the Washington Free Beacon first reported.
A front-runner for becoming the military's top spy has played a major role in shepherding and defending a battlefield intelligence network that some lawmakers and soldiers say fails too often.
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U.S. soldiers preparing to fight in Afghanistan have encountered some of the same flaws with the Army's vaunted intelligence computer network that they endured two years ago in their efforts to identify terrorists and locate roadside bombs in the war zone.
A Republican House member is drafting legislation that would authorize the military and intelligence operatives to kill the terrorists who attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission and CIA base in Benghazi, Libya.
Rep. Duncan Hunter on Tuesday asked Congress to evaluate whether enough states have officially called for a constitutional convention to propose a balanced budget amendment — marking the next step toward what could be an historic gathering.
An outspoken California lawmaker wants Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to forgo his plan to ban tobacco sales from Navy bases and ships and refocus on the acquisition needs of the financially wayward military service.
Ten years after a 2004 firefight in Iraq, Sgt. Rafael Peralta’s death continues to ignite controversy, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week refusing to reopen his nomination for the Medal of Honor and the Marine’s family accusing a newspaper of race-baiting in its reporting on the standoff.
The top U.S. commander for the Persian Gulf has ordered a review of how recommendations for battlefield awards are tracked by the Afghanistan command, which lost the paperwork for a Medal of Honor nominee and for other heroes.
The United States should be prepared to use tactical nuclear weapons against Iran if war becomes inevitable, Rep. Duncan Hunter believes, but he "sure as hell" hopes it doesn't happen.
"Clearly, we have an interest in what happens in Ukraine and it's far better to have an idea of where we can maximize any support we are willing to provide," he said.
"On one hand, the Army went ahead and built some high fences around Bergdahl — to the extent that very few inside the Army were even permitted to speak about the situation," Mr. Hunter said. "On the other, the Army believes his recovery has practically exceeded expectations and he's ready to return to active duty."