A Purple Heart medal appears in this undated photograph.
Today is George Washington's birthday, and it's the first president's image that appears on one of the military's most recognizable honors - the Purple Heart. So it seems only fitting that the nation's highest court is hearing a case today on whether it should be a crime to lie about earning military honors like the Purple Heart.
Navy officials said bomb threat messages have been found over the past nine months scrawled on a bulkhead inside a docked ship, inside portable toilets, a ship's stairway and plumbing pipe, among other places. A few threats were called in.Read More
The state reached a $252,000 settlement with two contractors over the companies' unlawful evictions of 18 military service members and their families from private military housing in San Diego and Orange counties.