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Sometimes War Is Just: Two Stories from the Liberation of Dachau During World War II

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These two videos are the personal stories of two U.S. Army soldiers, both of whom took part in the liberation of the concentration/death camp at Dachau.

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How can we end our endless wars? Repealing outdated AUMFs is a good start.

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Last week, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force. The bill, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee, had support on both sides of the aisle, including a bipartisan group of cosponsors. The White House has also suggested support for a repeal, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced... Read more »

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U.S. Military Base Water Supplies Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

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Millions of veterans and their families are suffering as a result of these chemicals.

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Veteran With PTSD Is Finally Able To Land A Job Thanks To His New Service Dog

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After serving 22 years in the military, John was struggling to re-enter the workforce. That is, until a service dog named Daisy entered his life.

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ Is Played Beautifully By A US Army Field Band

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They covered the song as a special dedication to the people they missed while away in the military.

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PT Boats and General Douglas MacArthur: How The Two Came Together

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On the night of March 11, 1941, four U.S. Navy PT Boats were given the mission to pick up MacArthur and get him past the Japanese naval blockade that had surrounded Corregidor.

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The VA is neglecting its responsibility to rural veterans. Just take a look at North Carolina.

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By Rick Disney, CVA-North Carolina coalitions director   The need for timely, flexible medical care is more important than ever, especially for those veterans whose care was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The VA MISSION Act allows for the Department of Veterans Affairs to refer veterans to community care, providers outside the VA system, if... Read more »

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Courage and Sacrifice: The Pillars of A Life Well Lived

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His reputation as one of the best helicopter medevac pilots in Vietnam would be solidified on one particular day in 1968 when he flew four separate medevac missions in one day.

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Courageous Female Veterans and Service Members Honored in ‘Proudly She Served’ Portrait Series

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A Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient who lost her arm during her service in Iraq. A retired...

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The History of the Medal of Honor

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Since its inception, there have been some 3,522 Medal of Honor recipients.

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