(CNN) - President Barack Obama wants to crack down on for profit colleges his administration says deceptively recruit post-9/11 veterans with false promises of lucrative careers.
The president will travel to Ft. Stewart in Georgia Friday where he will unveil a new executive order aimed at forcing schools to be more transparent in their recruitment and marketing efforts.FULL STORY
(CNN) – The Republican congressman who chairs the House Budget Committee questioned Thursday whether top military officers truly support the Pentagon budget, which includes significant cuts to some programs. The officers were testifying about the budget on Capitol Hill.
"We don't think the generals are giving us their true advice. We don't think the generals believe that their budget is really the right budget," said Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin. "What we get from the Pentagon is a budget-driven strategy not a strategy-driven budget."FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - In an effort to ease high unemployment numbers among military spouses, the Obama administration plans to highlight the need to streamline occupational licensing between states.
The decision follows a report that outlines the struggles for regularly moving military families.FULL STORY
Urbandale, Iowa (CNN) – Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused Barack Obama of caring more about politics than American troops on Wednesday, blasting the president for not planning a major parade to welcome home soldiers from the war in Iraq.
The last combat troops left the country last week, after nearly nine years of fighting.
Washington (CNN) - The Senate Tuesday easily defeated an amendment that would have removed from a defense policy bill new rules for the detention and due process of suspected terrorists.
The bipartisan 61-37 vote was a defeat for the Obama administration, which opposes the proposed changes and has suggested the president would veto the bill unless they are removed.FULL STORY