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Walter Reed Janitors In Labor Dispute With Contractor

Janitors who work at the Walter Reed military medical center in Bethesda say they haven't been paid in two weeks — but they've been hesitant to strike out of concern for the hospital's patients. 

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Vietnam Veterans Gather At Memorial For Its 30th Anniversary

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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Navy Refocuses On Preventing Sexual Assaults After Two Sailors Arrested In Japan

The Navy has said they are renewing efforts to prevent sexual assaults in their ranks, after two sailors were arrested in Japan on rape charges.

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Thomas Ricks: "The Generals"

Kojo and veteran military reporter Tom Ricks look at some of U.S. history's top brass, and explore how today's commanders are adapting -- or not -- to the demands of modern warfare.

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David Von Drehle: "Rise to Greatness" (Rebroadcast)

The story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness in 1862, America's most perilous year.

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Arlington Cemetery Debuts Electronic Grave Database

Visitors to Arlington National Cemetery — including families of those buried there — will now be able to locate specific grave sites using an online database and a smartphone application.

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David Von Drehle: "Rise to Greatness"

The story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness in 1862, America's most perilous year.

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Morning-After Analysis Of The Final Presidential Debate

Morning-after analysis of the final debate in the presidential race. President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy.

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Soldiers Begin Anew After Devastating Injuries

Soldiers at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's amputee center are learning how to move, dress themselves and, in some cases, return to the battlefield — even after losing limbs.

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