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Marine Corps Museum Honors Women In Service With Statue

The first female statue at Semper Fidelis Park outside the National Museum of the Marine Corps was dedicated this week.

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First Black Army Helicopter Pilot Recalls Discrimination in Military and D.C.

We talk with Joseph Hairston, a longtime Washingtonian who broke racial barriers in the Army and D.C.

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This Week on Metro Connection: Wild Cards

From alien souvenir stands to clothes diets, we go theme-less in a summer "Wild Cards" show.

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Prosecuting Military Sexual Assault Cases

A proposal in Congress to create a new system for prosecuting military sexual assault crimes is gaining ground. Efforts to remove the chain of command from sexual assault cases.

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Beachgoers Make Explosive Discovery On Assateague Island

Over 100 World War II-era explosives washed up on a beach on Assateague Island on Monday, causing military personnel and rangers to scramble to detonate them.

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Analysis: Mikulski Engaged In Military Sexual Assault Debate, Calls For More Accountability

David Hawkings, of Hawkings Here for Roll Call, has the latest on the military sexual assault debate and how the rape case at the Naval Academy affects the issue.

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Friday News Roundup - International

The Afghan government stalls peace talks with the Taliban. President Barack Obama calls for cuts in U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals. And widespread protests continue in Brazil. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Analysis: Military Pay Raise Bill Up In The Air, Democrats Beat Republicans In Baseball Game

David Hawkings talks about the latest behind the bill to provide a pay raise for military personnel, and the influence Sen. Mark Warner will have in his new role.

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How Government Security Clearances Are Granted

President Barack Obama ordered a broad review of security clearance procedures for federal workers and contractors. New questions about background checks and security credentials.

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Kaine Confident In Congressional Effort To End Military Sexual Assaults

Lawmakers on both sides agree that an estimated 26,000 sexual assaults in the military last year is unacceptable.

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