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    SPARTA — The Army Birthday Ball will be held June 14 at Jake’s Northwoods in Sparta. Hosted by the Maj. Gen. Robert B. McCoy chapter of the Association of the Army, the dinner-dance event will celebrate the 239th birthday of the Army and the 105th birthday of Fort McCoy. 

      At age 89, retired barber and former La Crosse County Board member Gerry Besl won’t have to worry about food when he joins other veterans Saturday on the 13th Freedom Honor Flight from La Crosse to Washington, D.C.

        Air Force Airman Jacob T. Kosidowski graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree throug…

          Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jacob M. Venner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied scien…

          WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s effort to account for tens of thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from “dysfunction to total failure,” according to an internal study suppressed by military officials.

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          MADISON — Even as Gov. Scott Walker called on President Barack Obama to come up with alternative spending cuts to those scheduled to take effect Friday, others in Wisconsin prepared to scale back budgets, lay off workers and take other steps to deal with a loss of millions of dollars in funding.

          WASHINGTON — Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military’s ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

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