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Walter Reed To Offer New Art Therapy Program To Vets

The Walter Reed Military Medical Center will begin offering a creative writing program as treatment for returning veterans.

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Accused Wikileaks Informant's Hearing Starts Dec. 16

Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army soldier charged with providing classified information to Wikileaks, will begin his military proceeding Dec. 16. 

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PG County Veterans Cemetery Gets Grant

The Maryland Veterans Cemetary in Cheltenham has been the fortunate recipient of a $1.7 million federal grant to help with upkeep.

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Returning From Battle, Veterans Fight Unemployment

On Veteran's Day, local Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are reminding employers of the value of hiring returning servicemen and women.

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Senate Approves Veterans' Jobs Bill

The region’s U.S. senators helped pass legislation that’s expected to help both unemployed veterans and businesses in the area.

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Wheelchairs Donated To Wounded Vets

The Knights of Columbus are donating 110 wheelchairs to VA hospitals in the D.C. area.

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Military Dedicates New Walter Reed Hospital

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Military leaders were on hand Thursday to officially rename the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, which will serve veterans returning from overseas.

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Families Of USS Cole Victims Pull Together

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With the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole attack arraigned in Cuba, the families of the victims in the attack talk about how they have pulled together as a group to support one another.

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Flags Lowered To Honor Maryland Soldier

State and national flags are at half-staff in Maryland Thursday, in honor of 41-year-old U.S. Army Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, who died in October.

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Veterans Share Stories At Alexandria School

Alexandria students got the chance to say "thanks" to veterans in person Nov. 9 during "Take a Veteran to School" day.