Military/Articles

2 Marines severely burned by aircraft

Naheed Rajwani The Dallas Morning News Two Marines from a Fort Worth-based reserve unit were severely burned in a fire in the San Diego area late Sunday. The fire erupted after 10 p.m. at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, the station said in a new release. The Marines from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 were severely burned after a sudden burst of fire as they were working on routine aircraft maintenance.  They were taken to the UC San Diego Regional Burn Ce ... More

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA 

By Darlene Superville Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees. Trump promised during the campaign to dismiss VA workers "who let our veterans down." He cast Friday's signing at a White House ceremony as fulfillment of that promise. Trump says the law represents one of the biggest reforms to the VA in a generation or more. He promised future steps ... More