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Bringing Home Military War Dogs A Priority For Nonprofit Group

An effort is underway to bring home some of the most dedicated heroes in the U.S. military.

07/24/2014

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Md. Troops Headed To Afghanistan For 1-Year Deployment

In May, President Obama announced a plan to get most U.S. combat forces out of Afghanistan by 2015. But support troops are still going in, including a unit with the Maryland National Guard.

06/26/2014

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Marine Who Dived On A Grenade To Save A Soldier Receives Medal Of Honor

Honoring a soldier’s bravery. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who nearly died saving a fellow Marine.

06/19/2014

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Bergdahl’s Release Has Politicians Divided On Capitol Hill

The wait is over. After five years, Bowe Bergdahl–an American soldier held in captivity by the Taliban–is returning home to the United States. But his welcome home comes with mixed feelings.

06/12/2014

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Baltimore Soldier Claims Bowe Bergdahl Is A Traitor And A Deserter

There’s growing anger over the controversial exchange of an American prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban militants. The harshest criticism is coming from fellow soldiers who served alongside the man they call a deserter.

06/04/2014

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Ruppersberger Calls Taliban Prisoner Exchange ‘A Dangerous Precedent’

An American soldier is released in a prisoner exchange with the Taliban. The U.S. government is under fire for how they got his freedom.

06/03/2014

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Family Of Kidnapped American Asks U.S. To Do More

Relatives of kidnapped American development expert Warren Weinstein are celebrating the release of U.S. soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan and asking the government to work harder to secure Weinstein’s release.

05/31/2014

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President Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Soldiers In Afghanistan

Just ahead of Memorial Day, President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan.

05/25/2014

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National Guard Facility Named For Md. Soldier

A physical fitness center at a National Guard facility will be named for a Baltimore soldier who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

05/14/2014

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Baltimore Restaurant Owner Could Be Afghanistan’s Next President

Could a Baltimore restaurant owner be the next president of Afghanistan? The older brother of the current President, Hamid Karzai, is in the running and it ties Baltimore right to international politics.

02/25/2014

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Students Forge New Friendship With Troops Thanks To Coach Harbaugh

A trip to Afghanistan forges a friendship between Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and U.S. troops.

02/07/2014

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Md. Man Taken Prisoner By Al-Qaeda Asking President For Help

A Maryland man is again pleading for the president’s help after being kidnapped in Pakistan and held by Al Qaeda for more than two years.

12/26/2013

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