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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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Jewish Chaplains Memorial Dedicated At Arlington Cemetery

Officials are dedicating a memorial at Arlington National Cemetary in honor of Jewish military chaplains that died in the line of duty. It's the first time such recognition is being given on a national scale.

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First Responders Train For Terrorism, Emergency Rescues

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Capital Shield 2012, a joint exercise between area first responders and the military that simulates rescues from terrorist attacks and natural disasters, wrapped up on Wednesday.

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For Military Children, 9/11 Is A Way Of Life

For children and educators in the military, 9/11 isn't just an event; the aftermath has become part of each day.

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Wounded Warriors Take To The Field

Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team

Nationals Park was filled with wounded veterans and local celebrities -- not to mention an awful lot of high-tech hardware -- for a charity softball game Sept. 4.

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