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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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Legislation Seeks To Ease Vets' Transition To Public Sector Jobs

For young Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, the battle for employment proves daunting after they leave the service.

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Transition To Civilian Economy: Bill Would Aid Servicemen And Women

Some young servicemen and women in the Washington metro area and across the country are finding it very hard to get jobs in the civilian economy -- 27 percent are unemployed nationwide.

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Troops Face Challenges Going Back to Work

Most of us hardly pay any attention to the sounds of the office, from the hum of the florescent lights to the whirl of the printer. But these subtle sights and sounds can be triggers for returning soldiers, making their transition into a traditional work life more difficult.

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Troops Face Unique Challenges Going Back to Work

When soldiers return home after serving our country, many of them face great challenges going back to work. For some veterans, walking into a new workplace after serving in a war can be like a trek through the minefield.

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