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The Kandahar Massacre and the Future of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan

After the deadly rampage against Afghan villagers, President Hamid Karzai called for U.S. and NATO troops to be confined to major bases. The latest on the American soldier accused in the attack and how an accelerated pull-back of combat troops could affect U.S. strategy.

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Maryland Lt. Gov. Pushes For Veteran Status On Driver Licenses

Maryland honored eight active duty state citizens in its House of Delegates Thursday, and the Lieutenant Governor used to occasion to call Maryland licenses to design veteran status.

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Professors Aid Veterans From Service To Classroom

With the end of the war in Iraq, thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. Two writing professors in Virginia have taken on a special project to help veterans transition from the service to the classroom.

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Ca. Veteran Sues For Benefits For Her Same-Sex Spouse

A lesbian couple from California is suing the Department of Defense for veterans' benefits. Another couple from Alexandria did the same thing this past November.

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Military Might And The Spread Of Suburbia

Since the Civil War, the U.S. military's growth and the expansion of the D.C. suburbs have gone hand-in-hand.

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Veteran Job Fair Expo Underway In D.C.

There are as many as 6,000 public and private sector jobs on offer today for veterans and active-duty service members at the Veterans Career Fair Expo at the D.C. Convention Center.

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Service Members Return From The War Front To The Home Front

When deployed overseas, many service members comfort themselves with thoughts of the warmth of home and family, but it can be hard coming home to spouses and children who have developed new routines and rituals. A Marine and his family talk about their strategies for overcoming the challenges of homecoming.

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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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