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Michelle Obama, Jill Biden Visit Maryland Veterans Center

Wayne Miller was 18 when he lost his leg and became temporarily paralyzed after being hit by a mortar round during the Vietnam War.

04/17/2015

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VA Moving To Fill Vacancies, Add Staff To Reduce Wait Times

Data supplied to The Associated Press from the Department of Veterans Affairs show that thousands of Maryland VA medical appointments didn’t meet the agency’s goal of seeing patients within 30 days.

04/09/2015

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Rep. Delaney Meeting With Veterans In Western Md.

Congressman John Delaney is visiting Hagerstown to meet with military service veterans.

04/08/2015

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Hogan Signing Bill Making March 30 Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland.

03/30/2015

A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Md. Lawmakers Approve Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Day

The Maryland General Assembly has voted to designate March 30 as a commemorative day recognizing Vietnam Veterans.

03/19/2015

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Jane Fonda Draws Protesters At Maryland Appearance

About 50 military veterans and their supporters protested an appearance by Jane Fonda in western Maryland.

01/17/2015

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Hyatt Regency ‘Blanketing Baltimore’ During The Holidays

It’s that time of year in Charm City when many agencies are overwhelmed trying to help those in need. Hundreds of people line up each day for a hot meal or a place to stay.

12/05/2014

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Md. Man Sentenced In $1.4M Veterans Benefits Fraud

A former official in the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently obtaining $1.4 million in veterans benefits.

12/05/2014

Spc. Javier Mendoza works under the hood of a 2014 GM vehicle at the Raytheon and GM training center at Fort Hood, Texas. Mendoza, a newly GM-certified automotive technician, hopes to find work at a GM dealership in his hometown, Houston, Texas. Photo by Pat McKenna/Raytheon

From Trenches To Wrenches: Training Soldiers For Civilian Success

Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.

11/24/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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