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Older Vets Honor Iraq War Comrades At Memorial Day Parade

The national Memorial Day Parade in D.C. also honored living Iraq War veterans for the first time this year, after the war officially ended in December 2011.

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D.C. Honors Veterans In Memorial Day Parade

The National Memorial Day parade kicks off at 2 p.m. Monday.

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Active Military Can Visit Museums For Free

Active-duty military personnel and their families will receive free admission to more than 1,600 museums across the country this summer.

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Rolling Thunder Rolls Into D.C. Memorial Day Weekend

The 25th annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally for veterans kicks off this weekend, closing some roads in the area.

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A Weekend To Remember Love Ones Lost

While many in the D.C. area are taking the Memorial Day holiday to relax, family and spouses of service members who lost their lives serving their country are taking the time to remember the fallen.

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Arlington Cemetery Gets Prepped For Memorial Day

Hundreds of thousands of American flags will be placed at markers at Arlington National Cemetery this weekend in advance of ceremonies to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service of their country.

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Analysis: Sketching The Conflict Over The Defense Authorization

The House version of the National Defense Authorization is $4 billion different than the White House plan. CQ Roll Call's David Hawkings says that compromise is almost inevitable, but it might not come for months.

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Historic Sledgehammer Installed At Marine Corps Museum

A centuries-old sledgehammer has been installed among the historic artifacts at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. The hammer was used to try to break up John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859. 

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Active-Duty Military Can Enjoy National Parks For Free

In honor of Armed Forces Day, active-duty service members can now pick up an annual pass to see the country's national parks free of charge.

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Colin Powell: "It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership"

Retired four star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell reflects on life lessons and the controversies he faced in the months before the U.S. war in Iraq.

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