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Tag: MILITARY

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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...