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Blue Angels Cancel Naval Academy Displays

The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's famous aerobatic flying team, have announced they are canceling two scheduled air displays this week at the U.S. Naval Academy. Thousands of visiting family members and the graduates themselves are disappointed by the last-minute cancellations.

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BRAC Delay Out Of Local Va. Officials' Hands

The fight to delay the September arrival of more than 6,000 federal workers at the Department of Defense's new Mark Center complex off Interstate 395 in Alexandria continues, but lawmakers are finding that there's little then can do to stop the move.

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Naval Academy Freshmen Cap Greased Monument

At the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, plebes (freshmen) participated in the school’s traditional rite of passage: capping a 21-foot-tall statue with a midshipman’s cap. There were some injuries in the process.

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Checking Out An Aerobatic Pilot's Bag Of Tricks

One of the country's top aerobatic pilots will be loop-de-looping through the skies at this weekend's Andrews Air Force Base air show, and one WAMU reporter got an early glimpse of what's in store.

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Employment Program Helps Veterans Transition Into Civilian Life

The region is home to thousands of veterans, and some are still struggling to get back into civilian life.

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Warner Delivers Thanks To Navy SEALs

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner is hand-delivering messages of thanks to the Navy today, following the special forces raid that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden.

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