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John Casey of Ramstein High School is representing the Department of Defense Education Activity in the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C., a merit-based, competitive program for the nation's top student leaders. COURTESY JOHN CASEY

DODEA Europe seniors among nation’s top student leaders in D.C.

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — Two American students attending Defense Department schools overseas are getting a close-up look at the federal...

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Stuttgart junior accepted into Senate page program

For most high school students, summer break is a time for relaxing and fun in the sun.

Military spending, pay raises among unfinished business as Congress recesses

WASHINGTON — The lights will stay on in the Pentagon and troops will get paid on time, at least through early December, after Congress averted a...

Sens Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, and Thom Thillis, R-N.C., listen as a staffer clarifies a point during a Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnell defense bill mockup hearing on Capitol Hill, May 10, 2016. Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes

Bigger pay raise for troops hits opposition in Senate

WASHINGTON — A House proposal to give troops their biggest pay raise in years ran into opposition Tuesday from Senate lawmakers.

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