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Virginia Vets Board Seeks More Funding For Veterans Services

Soon thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans will return home, many of them to Virginia, with medical injuries and job placement needs. The Virginia Board of Veterans Services is asking the Governor to help beef up staffing and funding to accommodate the new requests.

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Virginia Mourns Navy SEALS

Gov. Bob McDonnell has designated Friday as a day of mourning in Virginia for the 30 members of the U.S. military who died after their helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan, reports AP.

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American Legion Continues Push For Changes At Arlington Cemetery

The remains of 12 servicemen missing since WWII will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery this morning.

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Tuskegee Airmen Watch Plane's Final Flight

A piece of American history is about to fly into the Smithsonian, after its last flight over the Potomac River yesterday.

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Montgomery Co. Launches Program To Support Wounded Veterans

A new project in Montgomery County called "Serving Together" is designed to reach out to military veterans and their families.

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Tuskegee Airmen's Plane Takes Final Flight

Nearly 100 surviving veterans of the Tuskegee Air Corps gathered in Washington to mark their 70th anniversary. The reunion coincides with the donation of an important piece of their history to the Smithsonian museum.

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