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Pentagon Cuts Furlough Days For Civilian Workers

Amidst months of bad news, Pentagon workers finally got a reprieve late Wednesday, when officials revealed that they were trimming the number of furlough days by a third.

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Help For Families Of Wounded Veterans

When a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury comes home, the whole family is affected: Helping families cope with wounded veterans.

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Marines In Quantico Shooting Identified

Authorities have identified 25-year-old Sgt. Eusebio Lopez as the Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself on Marine Base Quantico last Thursday.

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Three Dead In Shooting At Quantico Marine Base

Three staff members at the Officer Candidate School at Marine Base Quantico in Virginia are dead in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide.

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Veterans Demand Expedited Service To Benefit Claims

Nearly 900,000 veterans are waiting for the Department of Veterans Affairs to process their disability claims.

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Md. Marine, Lance Cpl. William Wild, Among Seven Killed In Mortar Explosion

Funeral services have been scheduled for a local Marine who was killed Monday when a mortar shell exploded during a live-fire training exercise in Nevada.
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No Furloughs For Arlington National Cemetery

Workers across the D.C. region are bracing for the effects of sequestration, but one oasis from the furloughs is in the region's famous military cemetery.

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Press Foundation Posts Leaked Audio Of Pfc. Bradley Manning

Supporters of the Army private charged with aiding the enemy released audio recording of his explanation for releasing U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks. 

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US Foreign Policy Challenges Ahead

Foreign policy experts General Brent Scowcroft and Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski discuss the U-S role in Syria, tensions with Iran, and the direction of U-S foreign policy.

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Using Sandboxes To Save Soldiers' Lives

Researchers at Fort Belvoir in Virginia are using massive sandboxes to test the next generation of mine-detecting equipment.

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