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D.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy To Afghanistan

The District is saying goodbye to 80 of its hometown soldiers this week, as part of the D.C. National Guard ships off to Afghanistan.

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Troops Arrive Home For Family, Friends... And Food

As U.S. troops begin arriving home for the holidays, hugging their family and friends isn't the only thing they're looking forward to doing.
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Walter Reed To Offer New Art Therapy Program To Vets

The Walter Reed Military Medical Center will begin offering a creative writing program as treatment for returning veterans.

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Accused Wikileaks Informant's Hearing Starts Dec. 16

Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier charged with providing classified information to Wikileaks, will begin his military proceeding Dec. 16. 

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PG County Veterans Cemetery Gets Grant

The Maryland Veterans Cemetary in Cheltenham has been the fortunate recipient of a $1.7 million federal grant to help with upkeep.

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Returning From Battle, Veterans Fight Unemployment

On Veteran's Day, local Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are reminding employers of the value of hiring returning servicemen and women.

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Senate Approves Veterans' Jobs Bill

The region’s U.S. senators helped pass legislation that’s expected to help both unemployed veterans and businesses in the area.

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Wheelchairs Donated To Wounded Vets

The Knights of Columbus are donating 110 wheelchairs to VA hospitals in the D.C. area.

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Military Dedicates New Walter Reed Hospital

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Military leaders were on hand Thursday to officially rename the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, which will serve veterans returning from overseas.

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Families Of USS Cole Victims Pull Together

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With the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole attack arraigned in Cuba, the families of the victims in the attack talk about how they have pulled together as a group to support one another.

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