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District Veterans Recall Army's Only All-Black Ranger Unit

As the nation pauses this week to honor the sacrifices of military veterans and their families, leaders in the District are also remembering D.C. residents who fought for their country and helped break down other barriers as well.

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Memorial Day Events In D.C.

The National Memorial Day Parade kicks off Monday afternoon in downtown Washington, and other events take place throughout the day.

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Group Seeks National Recognition For WWI Memorial

On the National Mall, you'll find national memorials to three of the 20th century's major wars: World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. But you won't find a national memorial to World War I.

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What Is BRAC? Your Questions Answered

A quick guide to the basics of BRAC's local impacts. WAMU 88.5's The Kojo Nnamdi Show will be exploring its various effects on the D.C. region throughout the month of June, and WAMU 88.5 News has compiled its coverage from the past year.

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Memorial Day Concert: 'What America Needs To See'

Thousands are expected on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Sunday night for the annual Memorial Day Concert. WAMU's Armando Trull visited the dress rehearsal for a sneak preview.

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Road Closures Sunday For Rolling Thunder (MAP)

The non-profit motorcycle group Rolling Thunder is staging a ride and remembrance Sunday around the National Mall.

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Arlington Cemetery Plans Weekend Events For Memorial Day

Arlington National Cemetery expects to welcome thousands of visitors over Memorial Day Weekend, and a number of events are planned at the nation's most hallowed ground.

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WaPo's Bob McCartney: Va. To Get A Break On BRAC

WAMU Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey interviews Washington Post Metro columnist Robert McCartney on the BRAC moves expected to affect military installations in the region and the plans to redistrict D.C.

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