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Local Md. Ukrainians Fear Armed Russian Invasion Could Lead To War

The Maryland Ukrainian community is watching the escalating turmoil in their country, as President Obama fires a warning shot at the Russian government.

02/28/2014

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Landmark White House Peace Vigil Dismantled Again

For the second time in less than six weeks, a landmark anti-war vigil has been removed from in front of the White House.

10/20/2013

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Md. Congressman Weighs In On Conflict In Syria

Talk of military action in Syria has sparked reaction from across the U.S. In Maryland, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger weighs in.

09/01/2013

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Vietnam Memorial Seeks Pictures Of D.C. Veterans

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is collecting photographs of veterans named on the memorial wall, but organizers say they are coming up short on pictures of District of Columbia veterans.

07/06/2013

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Lawyer: Bradley Manning Wanted To Enlighten US About War

Sitting almost motionless, Pfc. Bradley Manning listened to his attorney argue that the soldier was young and naive and only wanted to enlighten the public about the bitter reality of America’s wars when he gave a massive amount of classified material to WikiLeaks.

06/04/2013

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Body Found In D.C. River Identified As Iraq Veteran From Md.

A body found in the Anacostia River has been identified as an Iraq war veteran from Prince George’s County.

04/03/2013

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Pentagon: Budget Crisis Could Hurt War Effort

The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.

01/25/2013

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Civil War Banjo Conference At Antietam In Md.

A weekend conference at the Antietam National Battlefield is exploring the link between the banjo and the Civil War.

06/22/2012

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Park Service Touts Summertime Civil War Events

The National Park Service says a remembrance of the Battle of Antietam will top a series of summertime events in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

06/19/2012

Hearing Health Foundation

Many veterans returning from war have injuries that aren’t visible, including hearing loss, and it can affect the rest of their lives. For more information on hearing loss, follow the link.

05/28/2012

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Wounded Vets Face Red Tape, Confusion

Severely wounded service members are sometimes facing more red tape and confusion as a result of reforms meant to streamline military health care.

11/19/2011

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President Obama Says U.S. Troops Are Leaving Afghanistan

President Barack Obama told the nation Wednesday night he’s making good on his campaign promise to back down U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

06/22/2011

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