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Ainsworth praises legislature, Ivey for passing 10 pro-military bills

Lt. Gov.  Will Ainsworth applauded on Monday the legislature passing and Gov. Kay Ivey signing into law a package of 10 pro-military bills during the 2024 regular session. 

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Concerned Veterans: Why so woke, Mike Rogers?

Let us honor our fallen soldiers this Memorial Day by keeping high the very standards that have made America great.

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AUSA launches in Huntsville this week, showcasing the U.S. Army's technological advances

The Association of the U.S. Army will host its annual global symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville Monday through Wednesday evening.

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‘There is no work ethic like a veteran’s work ethic’: Job expo planned for Baldwin County veterans

Veterans in Baldwin County are invited to come out to the John F. Rhodes Civic Center in Bay Minette Friday for a job expo.

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Charles Barkley donating $100K to Folds of Honor in honor of Jalen Milroe's parents — 'I'm so proud of your son'

During a Thursday appearance on "The Next Round Live," Auburn legend and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley met with University of Alabama starting quarterback Jalen Milroe's parents and delivered a big surprise.

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U.S. Senate remembers Enterprise native, service member who died in 2019 terrorist attack

The U.S. Senate approved a resolution on Wednesday remembering three service members killed in a terrorist attack at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola in 2019, including one from Enterprise.

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Tuberville backs Alabama Veteran organization with contribution to 'boots-to-hard-hat' program

Alabama Veteran is celebrating a large donation from the Tommy Tuberville Foundation. The president of the non-profit organization said the donation along with multiple partnerships will make a big difference for veterans trying to get their feet on the ground.

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'Democrats can’t have it both ways' — Tuberville calls Senate Democrats' bluff with Wednesday military confirmation vote

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) plans to call Senate Democratic leadership’s bluff on Wednesday by calling for the individual confirmation of a Marine Corps Commandant while maintaining his hold on all military confirmations over the new Department of Defense abortion policy.

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Sean of the South: The young soldier

He’s a good boy. A good man. A fine soldier. And that is why I thanked a perfect stranger for his service to our country.

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Over 5,000 veterans sign onto letter urging Senate leadership to support Tuberville military holds over Pentagon abortion policy

Over 5,000 veterans signed a letter voicing support for U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s (R-Auburn) hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense policy that financially facilitates abortions.

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U.S. House Republicans pass bill ending military drag shows, paid abortion leave

“This bill prioritizes a strong national defense, military readiness, and service members' needs over Biden's far-left, woke agenda at the Department of Defense."

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Stadthagen: Chinese jet incident demonstrates necessity of Property Protection Act — ‘This is not just about protecting our state. This is about protecting our nation’

State Rep. Scott Stadthagen (R-Hartselle) insisted upon the necessity of the recently-signed Property Protection Act (PPA), which prohibits certain foreign governments from purchasing land in Alabama after a Chinese jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. aircraft over the Taiwan Strait. 

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'I’m out there on an island right now' — Tuberville defends fight against DOD abortion policy

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) joined renowned neurosurgeon and former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development on his podcast on Monday to discuss his hold on military promotions to combat a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) policy that provides funding for abortions.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers: Armed forces facing recruiting crisis — ‘Biden has military going WOKE’

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) took to Twitter to cite concerns about the U.S. military’s ability to recruit due it its “going WOKE.”

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U.S. Rep. Barry Moore keeps promise, backs bill to reinstate military servicemembers fired for vaccine refusal

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) has joined a bill to reinstate military servicemembers who were fired for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Veterans Day: Remembering Alabama's posthumous Medal of Honor recipients

Veterans Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor U.S. military veterans. Today, 1819 News spotlights eight of these heroes.

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Top 10 best states for military retirees — Alabama ranks second

Retire Guide ranked Alabama as the second-best state for military members to retire, behind Florida and ahead of Virginia. Coming in last place at No. 50, Alaska was deemed the least favorable state for veterans to retire in.

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Biden signs Tuberville bill to increase life insurance for military service members to $500,000

On Monday, President Joe Biden signed into law a bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) that increases service members’ life insurance coverage.

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Tuberville’s ‘Families of the Fallen’ bill expected to be signed into law soon

A bill by U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) that would increase the maximum life insurance benefit for military families by $100,000 is expected to be signed into law this week.

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Army, Alabama National Guard stand pat on vaccine mandate — ‘It’s insane’

Despite other military branches beginning to loosen or pause restrictions on COVID-19 vaccine exemption requests, the Alabama National Guard hasn’t received any change in guidance on the issue yet.

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Alabama Army Lt. Col. Testifies about ‘vaccine injuries’ to pilots

By Erica Thomas An aviation safety officer and Army flight surgeon stationed at Ft. Rucker in Alabama testified that the military ignored...