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TPR/NPR's coverage of Military and Veterans' issues. The Military Desk at Texas Public Radio is made possible in part by Champions A/C, Wayland, & Kinetico San Antonio.

For specific stories from the American Homefront Project, see also this special section, archived at this link.

The Marine Corps says Camp Lejeune, N.C. needs $3.6 billion in repairs, as scientists warn climate change will lead to more big storms and affect military readiness.

Around the country, state governments and other agencies are trying to promote entrepreneurship among military veterans.

"Richard Overton is a Texas legend," Gov. Greg Abbott said Saturday at the funeral for the World War II  veteran. Overton died last month at 112.

At the service at Shoreline Church in North Austin, Abbott said what stood out to him most about Overton was "the humility and grace in which he lived."

Thousands of troops who were deployed to the border in the fall have left, but the Trump Administration may call for a second deployment of thousands more.

Before Devin Kelley killed 26 people at a Texas church, the Air Force failed to enter his criminal history into the FBI's background check system. Several victims' families are suing.

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