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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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Flags Lowered To Honor Maryland Soldier

State and national flags are at half-staff in Maryland Thursday, in honor of 41-year-old U.S. Army Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, who died in October.

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Veterans Share Stories At Alexandria School

Alexandria students got the chance to say "thanks" to veterans in person Nov. 9 during "Take a Veteran to School" day.

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Maryland Lawmakers Propose Bill To Help Wounded Warriors

Sen. Ben Cardin and Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, both of Maryland, are proposing to expand a program that would help military families stay with their wounded warriors.

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Finding Work, And Housing, For D.C.'s Homeless Vets

Combating homelessness among veterans remains a top priority for D.C.'s Office of Veterans Affairs.

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D.C. Veterans Struggle With Employment

Veterans are more likely to be unemployed than the general population, a fact that a D.C. jobs fair sought to reverse on Tuesday.

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