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Fort Hood Shooting Update

An Iraq war veteran opened fire Wednesday at a military base in Texas, a shooting that left four dead and more than a dozen wounded. Kojo chats with Craig Whitlock, a reporter at The Washington Post, for an update on the latest at Fort Hood.

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America's Newest Veterans and Fort Hood

According to a recent survey by The Washington Post, more than half the of the 2.6 million veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq are now struggling with issues related to their physical and mental health. The gunman who opened fire...

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Afghanistan After Karzai: A Washington-Kabul Town Hall

Afghanistan is at a crossroads as Hamid Karzai's presidency ends and international troops prepare to leave. We connect residents of Washington and Kabul to talk about what comes next.

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Military Official Offers More Details On Norfolk Shooting

The civilian who fatally shot a sailor aboard a Navy destroyer late Monday took the gun from a sailor on watch, according to an anonymous military official.

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Navy: Sailor, Citizen Suspect Killed At Norfolk Base

A Navy sailor was shot and a lone suspect killed aboard a destroyer docked at the Naval base in Norfolk, Va.

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A Renewed Search For Joseph Kony

President Barack Obama ordered a new push in the hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony in Uganda, sending U.S. military aircraft for the first time.

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U.S. Marine Shares The Lowdown On Logistics

A D.C.-based U.S. Marine shares the logistics involved in the transitioning out of Afghanistan in his very first book.

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Virginia Lawmakers Spar Over How To Address Veterans' Mental Health

Mental health remains a primary concern for veterans groups, but little new funding is on the way due to fighting between Republicans and Democrats on how to address the issue.

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Naval Academy Midshipman Accused Of Rape Chooses Judge Over Jury

Government prosecutors allege Joshua Tate had sexual contact with a female classmate who was so drunk she was unable to consent.
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Military Budget Proposal

As U.S. forces withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon is looking to trim its budget. We hear what's on the table, why change is necessary and how it will affect military families.

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