Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the fiscal year 2018 budget request for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous housing, the U.S. Air Force told Reuters Monday it will push Congress to enact a tenant bill of rights allowing families the power to withhold rent or break leases to escape unsafe conditions.

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Every service branch in the U.S. armed forces explicit prohibits personnel from participating in the type of extremist organizations, from white nationalists to neo-Nazis, that marched through the streets of Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. But just in case active-duty troops and veterans like hate group Vanguard America's self-described "CEO" Dillon Ulysses Hopper have picked up mixed messages amid the fallout from the violent clashes that left one dead, Pentagon leadership is here with a clear message: Knock that shit off.

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Editor’s Note: This article by Oriana Pawlyk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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The U.S. Air Force faces a shortfall of 700 fighter pilots by the end of the year and as many as 1,000 pilots within a few years, Air Force officials said Wednesday.

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Editor’s Note: The story by Wayne Heilman originally appeared in the The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.) (Tribune News Service).

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