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About 84,000 service members are married to another member of the military, and some find it hard to balance their marriages with their careers.

The Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force all regularly fail to submit required crime data to the FBI for inclusion in national databases, but the Air Force has shown improvement over the past several years, according to a new report released by the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General.

Buffalo remembers 9/11 attacks, 16 years later

Sep 11, 2017
Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park

Ceremonies were hosted throughout the United States Monday morning, 16 years after the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Remembrances held in Buffalo included one held within the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park.


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Saying that it has too many bases, the Pentagon is suggesting that some should be closed. However, there is pressure in Congress against closing any bases, like the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.


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September 11, 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a flight that crashed in Pennsylvania. Here in Western New York -- several ceremonies and events were held. Outside the American Red Cross building on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo flags have been placed across the lawn. 

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the Pentagon intends to restore some of its planned job cuts in the Air National Guard.  Panetta sent a letter to Capitol Hill Tuesday, saying nearly 2,200 of the planned 5,100 jobs slated for elimination will be spared. 

That could be good news for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, where 845 jobs in the 107th Airlift Wing are in jeopardy.  The Pentagon says the restored jobs will be in units like the 107th that fly C-130 cargo planes.  But it's unclear which units will be spared.