Wednesday, February 18, 2015

2-17-15 MCRC Briefs

MCRC Briefs

Briefs Editor   Frosty Taylor

Web Master   John Strasser


Tuesday, February 17, 2015


·       Condolences To The Family Of LD13 PC Bobbie Watts, who has passed away.  Services will be held at 1:30 pm, Feb 28 at St. Peters Episcopal Church in Litchfield Park. Friends say he possessed a great passion for family and country; and was always cheerful, witty and engaged.


·       Two Common Core Bills will be voted on at 2 pm, Wed., Feb 18 by the House Education Committee. These two bills supporting getting rid  of Commons Core. To speak to the House Education Committee about these bills:

ü  HB2190 - schools; common core; replacement

ü  HB2246 - statewide assessments; parental opt out

House Education Committee:

o   Chair:  Rep. Paul Boyer -

o   Vice Chair:  Rep. Jay Lawrence  -

o   Rep. Reginald Bolding -

o   Rep. Doug Coleman -

o   Rep. Jill Norgaard -

o   Rep. Lisa Otando -

o   Rep. Bob Thorpe -

To speak Sign in here:

Contact: Gina Ray  480-745-5289


·       The Fountain Hills Republican Club (FHRC) is sponsoring a voter registration and voter outreach booth at the Fountain Hills Great Fair this weekend - Fri, Feb 20 through Sun, Feb 22.   Republican elected officers and potential candidates are invited to participate.  Contact Sec Boe James


·       POLL :  Should-State-Senator-Kelli-Ward-Of-Lake-Havasu-City-Run For US Senate Seat?


·       Former NRA Chairman Sandy Froman updated the Pima County Republican Club on the NRA Convention this morning in Tucson.


·       LD17 will meet at 7 pm, Feb 24 in the  Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Building (on south side of parking lot),  2211 W. Germann Road,  Chandler, AZ 85286. State Committeemen will be sworn in by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny.


·       The Fountain Hills Great Fair is scheduled from 10 am- 5 pm, Fri., Feb .20 - Sun., Feb 22 along Saguaro Blvd and Avenue of the Fountains. 500 vendors are participating in this event.  VFW Post 7507 Beer Garden is serving brats, hot dogs, chili, beer, wine, water, soft drinks,  mixed drinks and live music.  Contact Boe James


·       The Arrowhead Republican Women’s “Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend’ fundraiser luncheon/fashion show is scheduled at noon, Sat., March 21. Doors open at 11 am for shopping and socializing at the Briarwood Country Club, 20800 135th Ave., Sun City West, AZ. Raffles, entertainment, prizes and vendors offering specialty items. Special guests include Former State Attorney General Tom Horne, Senats Debbie Lesko and Judy Burges, Reps David Livingston and Phil Lovas. $35 each. RSVP: Contact Judi Bourd: 623-433-9449 or Jacky Oh: 602-481-0751.  


·       The First Women  2  Woman Conversations Tour is scheduled at 5:30 pm, thur., March 12 at the Embassy Suites Camelback, 2630 E Camelback road., Phx. Sponsored by Main Street Advocacy and is an effort to bring together female voters to discuss issues of concern and importance to them.  Speakers include Rep. Renee Ellmers (NC) and Rep. Martha McSally (AZ).  Lisa Atkins will serve as moderator.  Free admission, cocktails and light refreshments. Space limited RSVP: Contact: Jane Lynch


·       The Charter Meeting Of The Republican Women Of San Tan Valley (RWSTV) is scheduled at 6 pm., March 5 at the Terrace at Johnson Ranch, 30761 Golf Club Dr., San Tan Valley, AZ 85413.  RWSTV will be an affiliate of the AZ Federation or Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women, NFRW; the largest women's organization in the country after it is approved at the March 11 AzFRW board meeting. Contact: Teri Grier


·       Volunteers are needed for the LD17 voter registration tent during the Ostrich Festival the evenings of March 13 and 14 and the morning and afternoon of the 15th.


·       The AZ Heroes To Hometowns “Salute A Soldier 5K” is scheduled Sat., March 21 starting at Freestone Park, 1045 E Juniper, Gilbert. Enter now for the $10 discounted registrations fees to the 5K run/1mile walk. COST: $40 5K RUN or $25 1 MILE WALK (family rates available). Race ceremonies start promptly at 7:45 am. The 1 mile walk starts at 8 am, followed by the 5K run at 8:20am.  Registration:  Account on  use discount code SAS10 until Feb 28th to receive $10 off the 5K. Military member/veterans use code MIL05 for $5 off the military rate, or go to website fill out the registration and use PayPal.    Contact: for information or sponsorship or Kathy Pearce or 480-330-1632. Other discounts:

ü  Feb 1 – 28: use discount code SAS10 for $10 off the 5K Run.

ü  Mar 1 - Mar 19 use discount code SAS05 for $5 off the 5K Run.

ü  Military discounts: Feb 1 -Mar 19 use discount code MIL05 for $5 off the military rate for 5K Run

ü  Discounts will not be honored after the expiration date.


·       Sen John McCain is hosting a town hall meeting Wed., Feb 18 with Microsemi Corporation employees in Phoenix.


·       LD17 is planning a 7 pm., April 25  Magic Show Fundraiser with magician Craig Davis and his Circus of Illusion. Details tba.


·       Sen John McCain will address the National Small Business Association’s ‘2015 Small Business Congress at noon Thurs., Feb 19  at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort, 7677 N 16th St., Phx., followed by the 2:30 pm.,  grand opening ribbon-cutting of  of Reynaers, Inc. 21430 North 15th Lane, Suite 100. Phx.


·       LD-25 Will Be Meeting At 7 PM, Thurs., Feb 19 at the Mesa Utilities Building 640 N. Mesa Dr.  The scheduled speakers are Lilia Dashevsky, Arizona TeenAge Republicans (TARS) chairman , Steve Churci, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors chairman and Rep Justin Olson, State House Appropriations Committee chairman.  Contact: Chr Ian Murray   Cell 1 (602) 524-7786.


·       Jose Barrajero's AZRRT-Call-To-Action-And-Result-Of-Recent-Votes-150213-2005  Barrajero’s updates on current legislation that needs attention.   This link is time sensitive and will change every week.


·       Updates On AZ Firearms Bills: See AzCDL


·       Latest Actions On Bills:


·       To Check On How Your US And State Elected Officials Have Voted on issues of concern to you go to:


·       Maricopa County Republicans Chairman Tyler Bowyer says the Lincoln Day event will be held in late March or early April.  As soon as they have a date and location locked in, Executive Director April Riggins will be announcing the details.


·       Tea Party Patriots Will Be Hosting Legislative Updates at 1 pm every Monday that Congress is in session, Legislative Consultant Bill Pascoe will cut through all the muck, mire and political spin to give you pertinent, up-to-date information on what is happening in Washington and how you can take action. Update: 1 pm,  Monday EST. register


·       Back By Popular Demand Abby Johnson, for Planned Parenthood director, will address the First Way Pregnancy Center  at 10:30 am., Sat., March 7 in Gilbert. Tickets $7. Tickets: abby-johnson tickets


·       The Eastside Republican Club will meet at 6:30 pm, Wed., Feb 18 to hear Arizona’s Republican National Committeeman Bruce Ash address “RNC and Plans for 2016: in the Golf Links Library Community Room, 9640 E Golf Links, Tucson.


·       The Pinal County Republican Committee needs 22 volunteers to man a voter registration booth at the March 18-22 Pinal County Fairgrounds, 512 North 11 Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85194. If interested in participating Contact: Barb Manning


·       Congressman Matt Salmon will be available to talk to constituents from 10 am-12:30 pm, Thurs., Feb 19 in his Gilbert office, 207 N.  Gilbert Rd #209, Gilbert, AZ 85234. Call for appt at (480) 699-8239.


·       The City of Phoenix’s Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2015 Outstanding Young Man and Outstanding Young Woman awards. These awards recognize two outstanding high school students from each of the eight Phoenix city council districts.  See


·       Volunteers as sought by the Pima GOP to assist with:

ü  Lincoln Day Dinner set up and  check-in.

ü  Data processing.

ü  Election 2015: Tucson City Council Races: Mayor, Council Seats in Wards 1, 2 and 4

ü  Recruit candidates, campaign support staff and volunteers.

ü  Answer phones, assist constituents and perform clerical tasks at Pima GOP Headquarters (2-4 hr, M-F)

Contact Pima GOP Headquarters at (520) 321-1492 or 


·       The Paradise Republican Women’s Club member turning in the most US Flag pictures will win a $150 gift basket. The contest will end at the PRWC meeting nearest to the Fourth of July. Send pictures to Be sure to enter "Flag Contest on the subject line.


·       The New Pima GOP Headquarters open house “Reveal” party is scheduled from 4-7 pm, Sat., March 7 at 17 W Wetmore Road, 4300, Tuscon.


·        Call The White House 202-456-1111 Comments. Switchboard: 202-456-1414. Contact Senate or Representatives   Let them know how you feel. Hold their feet to the fire. They wanted these positions so badly, hold them accountable.  Arizona delegation phone numbers: 

o   Senator John McCain (R- AZ)           202-224-2235             202-228-2862

o   Senator Jeff Flake (R- AZ)                202-224-4521             202-228-0515

o   Rep Ann Kirkpatrick (D1)                 202-225-3361             202-225-3462

o   Rep Martha McSally  (D2)                202-225-2542             520-881-3588            

o   Rep Raul M. Grijalva (D3)                202-225-2435             202-225-1541

o   Rep Paul A. Gosar (R4)                      202-225-2315             202-226-9739

o   Rep Matt Salmon (R5)                       202-225-2635             202-226-4386

o   Rep David Schweikert (R6)               202-225-2190             202-225-0096

o   Rep Reuben Gallego (D7)                  202-225-4065             202-225-1655

o   Rep Trent Franks (R8)                       202-225-4576             202-225-6328

o   Rep Kyrsten Sinema (D9)                  202-225-9888             202-225-9731






·       Secretary of State Michele Reagan will address the Arizona Republican Lawyers Association luncheon at 11:45 am, Wed., Feb 18 at Snell & Wilmer , 400 E. Van Buren, Ste. 1900, Phx. $20 for members, $35 for non-members (payment at the door). RSVP to


·       The Palo Verde Republican Women will meet for lunch at 11:30 am., Feb 18 at  the Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 East Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale.  Speaker Charles James, an Adjunct Law Professor at ASU and former Assistant Attorney General serving in the Department of Justice during  George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush administrations , will address “Federalism in America” today. Social 11 am.  Lunch is $25. To RSVP contact Edith, or call 480-298-7818 (c).



·       LD 24 - 3rd Thursday . 6:30 sign-in. 7 pm mtg. Agenda: Setting a vision/mission for LD24.  Speaker:  RPMC Chairman Tyler Bowyer.   AZ GOP Headquarters, 3501 N 24th St., Phoenix, Az .  Chr Ken Bennett . Contact: Carole Joyce


·       LD-25  - 3rd Thur - 7 pm, Thurs. at the Mesa Utilities Building 640 N. Mesa Dr.  Speakers are Lilia Dashevsky, Arizona TeenAge Republicans (TARS) chairman , Steve Churci, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors chairman and Rep Justin Olson, State House Appropriations Committee chairman.  Contact: Chr Ian Murray   Cell 1 (602) 524-7786.


·       The Tempe Republican Meet Up is scheduled at 6:30 pm., Feb 19 at the Boulders on Broadway, 530 West Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282. First Republican Meetup in Tempe.  No admission. No speakers. Just food, fun, and friends. Invite your family and neighbors.


·       The Maricopa Republicans and Patriots will meet at 7 pm., Thurs., Feb 19 at the Maricopa Community Church Located at 44977 W Hathaway Ave, Maricopa, AZ 85139. PCRC Chair Irene Littleton will update the group on current events.


·       TARS-Maricopa  Teenage Republicans - Maricopa, AZ  will meet at 6:30 pm, Thurs., Feb 19 at the at the Maricopa Community Church, 44977 W. Hathaway Ave. 85139.


·       The Colorado River Tea Party – Yuma potluck will begin at 6 pm Thurs, Feb. 19 at the Community Christian Church, 6480 E. Hwy 95 in last building behind church. featuring LD13 Rep Darin Mitchell who will discuss the latest developments at the legislators, at the Christian Church, 6480 E Hwy 95 (last bldg. behind the church). Contact:  Chr Sally Kizer 928-210-1219.



·       Volunteers Are Needed To Assist At The Fountain Hills Republican Club/LD23 Voter Registration and Outreach Booth during the Feb 20-22 Fountain Hills Great Fair. To volunteer:  Specify preferred times or times that you are not available.  Or call 480 588-7612 (leave a message if no answer).


·     The Las Fuentes Village Forum is scheduled at 3 pm., Feb 20 at 1045 Scott Dr. Prescott, AZ . Spkr: Mr Henry Hash, Prescott Public Works Dir. on "Prescott Budget" . Contact Jacquie Auwarter 928 776 7453.


·        “McCain 2016” fundraiser featuring Sen John McCain and IA Sen Joni Ernst at 11:30 am, Fri., Feb 20 at The Phoenician, 6000 E Camelback Road, Scottsdale. VIP photo op at 11 am. Host Committee: $10,000. VIP Table Sponsor: $5,000.  Table Host: $2,000. VIP Ticket: $500 per person. Lunch Ticket: $200 per person.  The re-election campaign fundraiser is hosted by Martha McSally, Angela Ducey, Cheryl Flake, Cindy McCain, co-chairs Deb Gullett and Jackie Norton.



·       Tempe Republican Women’s Door to Door Canvass is scheduled at 10:30 am., Feb. 21 starting at the Dunkin Donuts on Warner/McClintock where participants can pick up volunteer t-shirts, maps, and walking lists.


·       Young Americans for Liberty extends an invitation to the general public to attend their first Arizona State Convention in Discovery Hall at Arizona State University in Tempe on Sat., Feb 21. Political campaign training by the Foundation for Applied Conservative Leadership (FACL) will take place from 9 am  to 1 pm.  A Liberty Symposium will take place from 2 - 7 pm, featuring Barry Goldwater, Jr., author Jack Hunter, Congressman David Schweikert, State Senator Kelli Ward, State Rep Warren Petersen, MCRC Chairman Tyler Bowyer and Americans for Prosperity Leader Tom Jenney. Registration is free for YAL members, or $25 for the general public. Register :     Contact with any questions. Events sponsors include FreedomWorks, Campaign for Liberty, Leadership Institute, Students for Liberty, Charles Koch Institute, Tea Party Patriots, CATO Institute, FEE and the Heritage Foundation.


·       The Republican Club Green Valley/Sahuarita LincolnReagan Luncheon is scheduled at noon, Sat., Feb 21 at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. Doors open at 11:30 am. Lunch at noon. National Conservative Commentator Bill Whittle is the speaker. Reservations required by Feb. 10. Individual ticket $45.  Table of 10 $450. Make checks out to RCGVS and mail to RCGVS, P.O. Box 831, Green Valley AZ 85622 by Feb 10.  Contact: Joey 203­7750 or Vinnie 9073367 or Kay 9049103.


·       The Pinal County Republicans Lincoln Luncheon is scheduled Feb 21 in the Property Conference Center, 1251 W Gila Bend Hwy, Casa Grande, AZ 85193. Program begins at 10:30 am  featuring Congressman Paul Gosar, Sen Jeff Flake and AZTARS Chairman Lilia Dashvesky. Tickets $40 each or $75 per couple.  If  purchased before Jan 31 you will receive five raffle tickets when you check in the day of the event. Tickets    PCRC #4 Chr Vince Manfredi   602-373-9996.


·       LD 2  Will  Host A CO$T Convention Of The States Teens presentation at 10 am, Fri, Feb 21 at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse, 2055 E Quail Crossing Blvd, Green Valley. 


·       Gun Rights Across America And Riders USA are hosting the Third Guns Across America Rally to say, "Celebrate the 2nd (Amendment) " on Feb 21 at the Arizona State Capitol from noon until 2 pm.  Celebrate our 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms. They have a line up of speakers, vendors, raffles and more.  See



·       The Fountain Hills Republican Club has announced that Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be the keynote speaker at its February 28th meeting and that AZ Attorney General


·       The Tempe Republican Women will meet at 6:30 pm, Mon., Feb 23 at the Pyle Rec Center, 655 E Southern, Tempe with newly elected Maricopa GOP Chairman Tyler Bowyer and immediate past Maricopa GOP Chairman A J LaFaro to address  closing Arizona primaries and ballot harvesting.



·       The Yavapai Young Republicans meet at 6:30 pm, Feb 24 so hear Barry Denton address "Business and Politics."  Order from menu. Contact:  Matthew Perry at (928) 830-6115 or


·       Scottsdale Mayor W.J. “Jim” Lane will give the Annual State Of The City address at 12:30 pm., Tues, Feb. 24, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess (7575 E. Princess Drive). Reception at 11:30 a.m. Reception/lunch tickets $50 each with proceeds going to “Operation Fix it” – a program that assists homeowners or tenants who are physically or financially unable to maintain their properties.  See Operation Fix It.  RSVP : or 480-312-2466.


·       LD17 Will Meet At 7 PM., Tues., Feb 24 at the Tri-City Baptist Church Seminary Bldg, 2211 W Germann Road., Chandler, AZ. Speakers: Supt of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and Sen Kelli Ward. Mayor Jay Tibshraeny will swear in the State Committeemen. Congressman Matt Salmon will speak at the March mtg. Contact: Robin Finlinson, Cor Sec



·        Report Links American Hostage Deaths With Admin Decision To Delay Rescue

·        Report-Says-45-Burned-To-Death-By-ISIS-In-Town-Near-Al-Asad-Base-Where-300-Us-Marines-Located

·        Unreal: Obamas-Pentagon-Rebukes-Egypt-For-Bombing-ISIS; Says-US-Does-Not-Support-Their-Attacks-On-ISIS

·        Britain-Special-Forces-Told-Save-Last-Bullet-For-Yourself-Rather-Than-Become-Prisoner-Of-ISIS

·        Lawmaker Wants Texting And Driving Banned In Ariz.

·        Why-Is-Andy-Biggs-So-Dense?

·        Three-Cheers-For-Sen-Kelli-Ward

·        Should-State-Senator-Kelli-Ward-Of-Lake-Havasu-City-Run/Poll

·        Rino-AZ-Senator-Urges-Cave-On-Obamas-Illegal-Amnesty-Don’t-Poke-A-Finger-In-The-Presidents-Eye

·        Federal-Judge-Temporarily-Blocks-Obama-Immigration-Executive-Action

·        Arizonans React To Federal Judge Stalling Obama's Immigration Plan

·        Gosar Applauds Federal Judge’s Decision To Block Obama’s Executive Amnesty

·        Salmon On Federal Ruling Blocking Unconstitutional Executive Amnesty

·        Why-The-Court-Ruling-Against-Obamas-Immigration-Policy-Matters

·        Kayla-Mueller-Memorial-Prescott-To Draw Hundreds: ISIS Hostage

·        Kayla-Mueller-Boyfriend-Escaped-ISIS; Tried-To Save-Her

·        Former-Presidents-Receive-$3.5M From Government In 2014    Taxpayers Paid

·        Doug MacEachern: Dear Diane

·        McCain On Federal Court Halting Obama’s Executive Actions On Immigration

·        McCain, Graham On Developments In Ukraine

·        McSally On Court Halting Obama Executive Action

·        AZGOP Robert Graham Speaking At Iranian American Community Of Arizona

·        House-Approves-Bill-Adjusting Tax Brackets For Inflation

·        Arizona-Sheriff-Calls-Obama-Insists-‘Borders-Not-Secure-Ever'    Said The Border Sometimes Feels Like A War-Zone On American Soil.

·        Expensive-Getaway: Obama-Family's-Separate-Weekend-Trips-Trips-Cost-$2.5-Million. Barack-Spent-Valentine's-Golfing-California; Michelle-Went-Skiing-Colorado

·        ASU-Officer-Resigns-Over Professors-Arrest

·        New Rules For Pima County Smokers

·        No Refunds: How To Protect Yourself When Filing Taxes

·        Fate Of Scottsdale Dui Cases Now In Hands Of State Supreme Court

·        Train Carrying 3 Million Gallons Of Crude Still Burning

·        Construction Jobs Fall In 2014

·        Mesa Fire Dept. Gives Out Free Measles Vaccines

·        High Student Loan Debt Keeping Recent Grads Out Of Housing Market

·        Airport Road Closure To Affect Weekend Travelers At Sky Harbor

·         Phoenix-Might-Ask-Voters-To-Raise-Sales-Tax-For-Transportation

·        Students Watch Live Brain Surgery At Barrow Neurological Institute

·        Valley Experts Offer Free Car-Seat Safety Checks Feb. 21

·        Ariz-Economy-Poised-To Warm-Up In 2015 Reports-Say

·        House Committee Passes Bill To Issue $15 Ticket For Speeding

·        From The Gulf To New England, Cold Grips The US

·        Hotels-Score-Big-During-Super-Bowl-XLIX

·        Nursing One Of Most 'In-Demand' Careers


·        Ducey-Douglas Rift Stoked By Lisa Graham Keegan    Arizonans Need Score Card To Keep Track Of AZ Republic's Schizophrenic Coverage

·        Wising Up: Ivy League Students Reject Socialism

·        Breitbart Covers AZ’s Education Hostilities  Dots Lead Back To John McCain

·        Valentine’s Day Obama-Style: A Day For (Self) Lovers


·        Clarification On AG Mark Brnovich And Rape Lawsuit

·        McCain Comes In Last In Four-Way Race! Senate Primary Poll


·        Texas Judge Blocks Obama Executive Action That Halted Deporations

·        Help Sheriff Mack Get Well

·        Technocracy Rising

·        Celebrate 2nd Amendment

·        On The Question Of Recusal...

·        School-Choice-Shadow-Faction-Embraces-Its-Name 

·        Ducey-Wins-This-Education-Spat 

·        SB1435   Lawmakers-Want-To-Keep-Government-Secret


·        Solution-To-Muslim-Terrorist: ‘Eye For An Eye’

·        Supt Of Ed Diane-Douglas-Takes High Road; Allows Employees Back To Work

·        Sunday Square Off: Douglas And Ducey Dispute Over Education

·        Today-Is-Presidents-Day; Celebrate-Our Presidents

·        Douglas Scores Direct Hit On Ducey

·        ED-Supt-Takes Gov To The Wood Shed

·        Ducey-Says- Douglas Illegally Fired Dir Of Ed Dept


·        Mocking Is Not An Argument.

·        Is It Consistent To Support State Immigration Laws And Federal Marijuana Laws?

·        Classic Ad Hominem


·        Mark-Levin: Obama-Building-Iranian-Islamo-Nazi-Caliphate


·        Marie-Harf-Says-Root-Cause-ISIS-Unemployment

·        ISIS Attacks Iraq Air Base; 300 Marines Could Be Trapped; Pentagon Says No Big Deal

·        Cruel-Unusual-Army-Will-Pay-Bradley-Mannings-Hormone-Treatments-Prison; Can't-Grow-Hair Out

·        Media-Blackout: US-Embassy-Kabul-Braces-Imminent-Attack-Obama-Putts




·        Maricopa County Republican Committee ByLaws   2014


·        AZGOP financial reports filed/ AZ Sec of State 

·        FEC Filing Updated/Current AZGOP Financials Info

·        Arizona_Republican_Party_Bylaws


·        Sierra Leone Says Millions In Ebola-Related Funds Cannot Be Accounted For


·        Federal Judge Orders Obama To Immediately Stop His Executive Amnesty

·        Obama’s Draft ‘Authorization For Use Of Military Force’ Falls Short

·        Edison-To-Layoff-Of-Hundreds-Employees-And-Replace-Them-With-Immigrants

·        Obama-To-Border-Patrol: Leave-Intoxicated-Illegal-Alien-Drivers-Alone

·        Say What? Bill-Clinton-Apologizes-To Mexico-On Behalf Of The -Us-Escalating-Violence

·        Remember 1986

·        Borderland Beat

·        AZ Border Defenders     Updated Daily

·        Need2No    Border News Watch  


·        A Word About Warning Shots     Not A Good Idea


·        ISIS-Orders-Women-In Iraq-Syria To Wear-Veils, Gloves


·        US Kicks Off Operation Flintlock Amid Regional Tensions

·        Nationwide Campaign Urges Doctors To Ask If Patients Are Veterans

·        Army's Top NCO Tells Of 'Stress' In The Force

·        Egypt Strikes Is Group In Libya After Video Of Mass Killing

·        Military Denies Claims Of Civilian Deaths In Targeting Islamic State

·        Key Issues As 'American Sniper' Trial Continues In Texas

·        Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding, Debaltseve Still Tense

·        Fewer Than 10 Drone Pilots To Receive $1,500 Monthly Bonus This Year

·        Fort Carson Unit Headed To Possible Showdown With Islamic State

·        ISIS Fighters Killed By Iraqi Forces At Base Housing US Marines

·        Transgender Former Seal Plans Primary Challenge To US Rep. Hoyer

·        Study Offers Hope In Preventing Soldier Suicides

·        Analysis: NATO Expansion At Heart Of Ukraine Crisis

·        Tactical Fitness With Stew Smith: Working Out While Sleep Deprived

·        VA Makes Changes To Beneficiary Travel Pay

·        13 Things You Should Never Say To A Military Child

·        Senator Defends Pay Commission After Hearing Its Critics



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