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Wounded warrior U.S. Army Specialist Jay Briseno (Retired) (C) and his parents Joe (L) and Eva Briseno get settled into their new residence September 29, 2014 in Manassas, Virginia. Briseno became a quadripelgic after being shot in the head while serving in Iraq in 2003 and his parents have worked full-time to care for him since then. The Quality of Life Foundation, Azalea Charities and Helping A Hero worked together to raise $570,000 in labor, materials and contracting to build the home with an accessible bathroom with a roll in shower, lift system, a home therapy room and a screened-in porch and deck.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Treats 4 Our Troops’ Changes Focus to Wounded Warriors

“Treats 4 Our Troops” is a post-Halloween, pre-Veteran Day tradition in our area, and while the sweets bring cheer to military service members they’ve brought a new career to the organization’s founder.

11/10/2014

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Pentagon: 100 U.S. Marines Heading to Liberia

The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.

10/08/2014

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Bipartisan Delegation Visiting Troops Overseas

A bipartisan congressional delegation is spending Memorial Day visiting troops overseas.

05/26/2014

The Army says pizza is always the number one choice when soldiers are asked what they would like added to their field rations. (Getty Images)

Military Nears Holy Grail: Pizza That Lasts Years

Researchers close to developing pizza that can remain good to eat after 3 years without freezing.

02/14/2014

This unmanned vehicle is designed to take off and land vertically or drive over rough terrain. (Advance Tactics)

Robot Helicopter/Truck Could Transform Warfare

Unmanned vehicle could be used to rescue wounded soldiers from the battlefield.

01/14/2014

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character. credit: ADEK BERRY/AFP/GettyImages

Va. Tech Professor’s Military Op-Ed Sparks Outcry

A Virginia Tech professor’s commentary on an online news website about the “Support the Troops” sentiment has sparked a backlash against him and the school.

08/30/2013

Current U.S. Army soldiers in Afghanistan may see extended tours of duty if budget cuts prevent training of replacement soldiers. (Photo credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

Army May Extend Current Afghanistan Deployments Due To Budget Cuts

Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.

02/15/2013

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