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Daily Report: Troops Owe Millions in Back Taxes, Military Involved in Secret Service Misconduct, George Washington Britain's Greatest Enemy?

Troops owe IRS $390 million in back taxes - Marine Corps Times "About 30,000 active-duty troops and a similar number of reserve-component members owe the Internal Revenue Service a collective $390 million in back taxes, according to IRS data."

More military personnel might have been involved in misconduct before Obama’s trip - Washington Post "A Defense Department review of surveillance tapes at the Hotel Caribe in Cartagena, Colombia, has determined that more than five military personnel might have been involved in the hotel misconduct that occurred last week ahead of President Obama’s visit to the city, a spokesman said Monday."

Air Force tells pilots to slow down to save fuel - Stars and Stripes "The Air Force has ordered its pilots to fly higher and slower in an effort to slash fuel use while still performing the same missions."

Marine colonel fired, accused of harassment - Marine Corps Times "The commander of Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools at Camp Johnson, N.C., was fired Friday morning amid an investigation into sexual harassment allegations."

To the Americans he's a national hero...but the British have voted George Washington their greatest ever military enemy - Daily Mail "American revolutionary leader George Washington has been voted the greatest enemy commander to face Britain, lauded for his spirit of endurance against the odds and the enormous impact of his victory."