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French, Russian, British Naval Ships Off Virginia Coast

An international naval exercise that started as a way to reduce tensions between the Soviet Union and U.S. allies has wrapped up off the coast of Virginia.

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Army Seeking Public Comment On Proposed Decommissioning Of Former Nuclear Reactor Site

The Army is seeking public comment on the proposed decommissioning of a former nuclear reactor site in Silver Spring.

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Marines Dismiss Yonathan Melaku

The U.S. Marine Corps says it has dismissed 22-year-old Yonathan Melaku, the reservist charged in a series of pre-dawn shootings at the Pentagon and other military buildings in 2010.

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At Arlington Cemetery, A Criminal Inquiry Into Mishandling Of Remains

The Arlington National Cemetery continues to fall under scrutiny for a series of issues, including the possible mishandling of remains. Now, the U.S. Justice Department is conducting a criminal inquiry into the matter, the Washington Post reports.

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Report: Defense Department Schools Need Major Renovations

Three-quarters of schools run by the Defense Department on military bases worldwide are either beyond repair or would require extensive renovation before they meet the department's minimum standards, according to a new report. That includes four in Virginia rated "poor" or "failing."

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The Hill's Alex Bolton: Debate Over Action In Libya Creates GOP Friction

Tensions are increasing between Republicans in the Senate and the House over the U.S. military intervention in Libya, The Hill's Alex Bolton tells WAMU's Pat Brogan. Also, President Obama will address the nation Wednesday about withdrawing troops in Afghanistan.

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BRAC Could Become Campaign Issue In Virginia

Some candidates planning to run in Virginia's upcoming General Assembly election are trying to take advantage of frustration about more than 6,000 new daily commuters who will soon flood the intersection of Interstate 395 and Seminary Road in Alexandria.

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After Wedding, Army Vet And Wife Receive Gift Of New Home

"While U.S. Army Sgt. Jude Recendez may have lost both his legs in battle, a surprise wedding he orchestrated and the gift of a new home Saturday has him standing tall next to his loving spouse, Kris Recendez.

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