House Makes Lying About Military Service A Crime

Those who lie about military service or make false claims about receiving military medals with the intent of benefiting from those claims would be committing a crime under legislation passed by the House Wednesday.

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    (CBS/AP) WASHINGTON - Those who lie about military service or make false claims about receiving military medals with the intent of benefiting from those claims would be committing a crime under legislation passed by the House Wednesday. The House's 410-3 ...
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