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American Jews, Other ‘lone Soldiers’ Serve Israel

The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.

07/22/2014

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Pentagon Chief Attending Arrival Of 4 War Dead

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel traveled to Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Wednesday for the arrival of the remains of four U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Afghanistan.

10/09/2013

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First Black Union Soldiers Remembered In D.C. Exhibit

Months after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed 150 years ago, the first unit of black Northern soldiers was organized as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment and went on to fight at Fort Wagner in South Carolina during the Civil War.

09/15/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Baltimore

Baltimore is set to hold events throughout the weekend to honor all U.S. soldiers. Take the time to attend and remember these heroes.

05/13/2013

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Genealogist To Offer Tips On Civil War Research

For those who have ever wondered if their ancestors were war heroes or war prisoners, Debra Hoffman, professional genealogist, will provide the tools to uncover the stories of Civil War soldiers buried in family lines.

03/13/2013

Veterans Day

Marylanders Mark Veterans Day With Parade

Twenty-two million Americans and their families have a special connection to this day. They are the ones who served in the military and have earned the day off and the right to be in parades held in their honor. As Baltimore honored its veterans Monday, some wished more had turned out to say thanks.

11/12/2012

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Fort McHenry Marks Veterans Day With Special Programs

As the nation observes Veterans Day, rangers at Fort McHenry are educating the public on its history beyond the Star-Spangled Banner.

11/11/2012

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Motorcade From Walter Reed To N.Y. May Cause Delays

A motorcade traveling from Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda to New York city will result in minor delays in traffic along the route.

06/12/2012

New Basic Training

Wounded Soldiers Compete For Warrior Games Spots

Wounded and ill soldiers and Army veterans from across the country will train and compete for spots on the Army’s Warrior Games team.

03/08/2012

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Obama, Biden Welcome Home U.S. Commander In Iraq

Blending solemn tradition with joyous reunion, the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq returned home to U.S. soil Tuesday, greeted by his wife and his president in an understated ceremony to mark the end of a nine-year conflict that has defined a generation.

12/20/2011

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Art Therapy Being Added For Injured U.S. Soldiers

A creative writing program from the National Endowment for the Arts is being added to the treatment program for injured U.S. soldiers who have brain injuries and conditions after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

12/14/2011

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Pentagon Orders Review Of Mishandled Soldiers’ Remains At Dover Air Force Base

The body parts of soldiers lost, their family members never notified. Wednesday night, the Pentagon orders a review of mishandled remains at Dover Air Force Base.

11/09/2011

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