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President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 2013 in Arlington, Va. For Veterans Day, (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Pays Tribute to 107-Year-Old World War II Veteran

President Barack Obama on Monday paid tribute to those who have served in the nation’s military, including one of the nation’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton.

11/11/2013

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Maryland Marks Veterans Day With Parades, Events

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined a Veterans Day march, and events are being held across Maryland to honor veterans.

11/11/2013

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Video of Homeless Vet’s Makeover Viewed 10M Times

A video chronicling the makeover of a Michigan homeless veteran has received millions of views online.

11/11/2013

Photo Credit: African American Civil War Memorial

D.C. to Honor 2 Tuskegee Airmen for Veterans Day

The District of Columbia is honoring two of the original Tuskegee Airmen with the Congressional Gold Medal for Veterans Day.

11/10/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Homeless U.S. military veterans receive information on free government services at a 'Stand Down' event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Nov. 3, 2011 in Denver, Colo. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Nonprofit: ‘It’s Baloney’ Obama Will End Homelessness Among Vets By 2015

Arthur Lute’s arduous journey from his days as a U.S. Marine to his nights sleeping on the streets illustrates the challenge for the Obama administration to fulfill its promise to end homelessness among veterans by 2015.

11/12/2012

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Metro Operating on Weekend Schedule for Veterans Day

he Metro system says its trains are operating on a Saturday schedule because of Veterans Day.

That means trains begin running at 5 a.m. Monday and stop at midnight.

11/12/2012

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Veterans Day Celebrations Preview In DC

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, encourages citizens across the country to honor veterans of all wars for their patriotism, unselfish willingness to serve in the military and make the ultimate sacrifice for America. Don’t miss out on this special day to recognize the men and women who serve the country.

11/09/2012

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Metro Using Veterans’ Day Holiday to Catch Up

Metro says it will be taking advantage of the long Veterans’ Day weekend to complete work on the orange, red and green lines.

11/08/2012

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Select D.C. Bars Take a Shot at 24-Hour Service for Columbus Day

Columbus Day is a cause for extended celebration with excessive amounts of alcohol, at least for a select few D.C. bars this weekend.

10/04/2012

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