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Military family and benefits advocates said they plan to fight a new Pentagon proposal to gut the commissary program by slashing its funding, which could lead to widespread store closures.
The Defense Department is discussing a $1 billion cut over the next three years to the commissarys budget in a move that could lead to a widespread closure of stores, Pentagon and industry officials said.
A double-loaded mortar tube was the source of the explosion that killed seven Marines and wounded eight other troops during a nighttime, live-fire training exercise last March in Nevada, a report says.
A last-minute U.N. invitation for Iran to join this week's Syria peace talks threw the long-awaited Geneva conference into doubt Monday, forcing U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon to rescind his offer under intense U.S. pressure.