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Volunteers gather in Section 60 to place wreaths on graves during the National Wreaths Across America Day at Arlington National Cemetery, December 13, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Volunteers placed wreaths throughout the entire cemetery in honor of Arlingtons 150th anniversary.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Volunteers Place 200K Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Thousands of wreaths were placed on headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.

12/13/2014

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1,450 Veterans Hired Through Virginia Program

More than 1,450 veterans were hired in the most recent quarter through a Virginia program advocating the hiring of former military members.

12/09/2014

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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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

The hat of a former US Air Force veteran who served during the Cold War Berlin blockage. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cold War Veterans Looking For Recognition From Federal Government

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension from after World War II until the day the Soviet Union dissolved.

11/11/2014

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D.C. Named One of the Best Cities for Veterans

The day before Veterans Day, a new report ranks D.C. one of America’s best cities for veterans.

11/10/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

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