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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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Osama Bin Laden's Death Brings Concerns Over Security

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.

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Osama Bin Laden Is Dead, Officials Say

Osama bin Laden, who created the al-Qaeda terrorist network that killed 3,000 people in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, is dead, President Obama announced late Sunday night.

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