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Proposal For Military Charter School Moves Forward In Ward 8

A new charter middle school may be coming to the Joint Base Anacostia Bolling military installation.

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Md. State Senator Wants To Lower Drinking Age For Active-Duty Military

A state senator from Maryland wants to drop the legal drinking age to 18 for active-duty military members, saying it's a small token of appreciation for soldiers.
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Maryland Army Vet Helps Fellow Service Members Transition To Civilian Work

When Capt. Justen Garrity found it nearly impossible to find a job after he left the U.S. Army, he decided to strike out on his own.

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'Spirit Of Urgency' Surrounds War Powers Authorization, Kaine Says

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, one of the loudest supporters of Congress' role in authorizing U.S. war powers, says he's glad that the White House has sent a resolution to Capitol Hill.

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Navy Yard's Building 197 Reopens For First Time Since 2013 Shooting

The Washington Navy Yard building that was the site of a mass shooting in 2013 has been reopened to employees after extensive renovations.

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Flags Fly At Half-Staff In Maryland To Honor Wicomico Vet

Sgt. Major Wardell Turner of Wicomico County was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery today, and Maryland flags are lowered in his honor.
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Fairfax Military Family Gets A Holiday Surprise From Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront helps military families during difficult times, like they did with the Allred family in Fairfax County.

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'Concert For Valor' Was Unforgettable Tribute To Vets

Swarms of active-duty service members and music fans packed onto the National Mall yesterday for the concert put on in honor of the nation's veterans.

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VIDEO: WWII Aircraft Do Flyover Of Arlington Cemetery To Honor Veterans

Anyone outside in Arlington today probably caught an unfamiliar sight (and sound): more than 20 World War II-era doing a flyover inwhat they called the "Potomac Flight."

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A Power-Sharing Deal In Afghanistan

Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner of Afghanistan's contested months-long presidential election process. Ghani agreed to share power with his rival, Abdullah Abdullah, who will become the country's chief executive.

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