The U.S. Navy has been readying for the budget cuts that sequestration will bring if it goes into effect later this week. We go beyond the headlines to find out why the cuts will hit this branch of the military so hard, so fast.
The story is a familiar one: a powerful leader felled by a sex scandal, with details straight out of a soap opera. But behind the usual discussions of judgment and ego lie less-examined attitudes about women.
Veterans and their families gathered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial this weekend were touched by the words of U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Rick Shinseki, himself a Vietnam vet, who said that the soldiers in that war all came back changed.
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