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.
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.
WMATA has beefed up security at Metro stations Monday in the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden. Passengers will likely notice more uniformed, armed officers throughout the system, according to Metro officials.
Leaders in Northern Virginia are congratulating their congressmen for securing $150 million to help with the Pentagon's Base Realignment and Closure process. But a meeting Wednesday underscored how much work is left to be done.
As bills go, this one’s got "slam-dunk" written all over it. With exactly one week remaining on the clock for budget negotiations to prevent a government shutdown, Republicans Jack Kingston of Georgia and Louie Gohmert of Texas laid it out.
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