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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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VA Medical Center Offering Employment Assistance To Veterans

Area veterans who are still transitioning into civilian life are getting some assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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African Immigrant Turned U.S. Marine Screens War Documentary Sunday

The G.I. Film Festival showing this week in Washington, D.C. features documentaries and films by and for those that serve in the U.S. military -- including the incredible story of a West African immigrant turned U.S. Marine.

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Moran May Get His Wish Of Mark Center Delay

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) may finally get what he's been requesting: a delay in the arrival of more than 6,000 government workers at the new Mark Center complex in Alexandria.

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