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An $18 million Marine Corps waterfront headquarters is expected to be completed next year on Guam.  COURTESY OF THE U.S. NAVY
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Work on Guam's $8.7 billion portion of Pacific realignment gaining momentum, officials say

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August 14, 2018

DEDEDO, Guam — Driving north on Route 3 toward the site of the yet-to-be-built Marine Corps Base Guam, signs of construction are everywhere.

President Donald Trump smiles during a signing ceremony for a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y.  CAROLYN KASTER/AP
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Trump signs $717 billion defense policy bill into law

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August 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a $717 billion defense policy bill, which authorizes a wave of significant military increases, including...

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Korean leaders to hold 3rd summit next month in Pyongyang

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August 14, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in will travel to Pyongyang next month for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, officials announced...

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Two Koreas move closer despite deadlock over nuclear talks

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August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea — At a time when the United States and South Korea are usually gearing up for annual war games, Seoul is instead preparing for a possible third summit with...

Wahlburgers — the fast-casual restaurant founded by executive chef Paul Wahlberg and brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg — will open its first location on a military installation at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in 2020. Seen here is thWahlburgers — the fast-casual restaurant founded by executive chef Paul Wahlberg and brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg — will open its first location on a military installation at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in 2020. Seen here is the Impossible Burger. e Impossible Burger.  WAHLBURGERS
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Wahlburgers to open its first military base location, but it'll be a while

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August 13, 2018

Troops tired of Anthony’s pizza, Charleys' subs and Auntie Anne’s pretzels will have a new food option named after someone they may actually recognize when Wahlburgers open

Jared Bullock, a former Green Beret, and his wife Jesica stand outside Foundry Athletics, a gym they opened May 19, 2018, in Carterville, Ill.  PHOTO BY TIM KOLCZAK
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‘Tough as nails’ veteran urges focus on fitness, not wounds

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August 13, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas — Everything changed for Sgt. 1st Class Jared Bullock on Nov. 13, 2013.