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Veterans of the Vietnam War look for the names of friends and loved ones on "The Wall" during a Veterans Day event at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall November 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people gathered at "The Wall" to pay respects and honor the men and women who served during the Vietnam War.  (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hogan Signs Bill Making March 30 Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland.

03/30/2015

Screenshot of Warrior Canine Connection's "puppy cam" on Explore.org.

Puppies at Warrior Canine Connection More Than Just a Cute Face

The puppies at Warrior Canine Connection are more than just a cute, fluffy face — they’re service dogs in training.

02/03/2015

Michelle Obama

First Lady Defends ‘American Sniper’ At Veterans Event

Michelle Obama says the controversial movie highlights the physical and psychological trauma faced by vets returning from Afghanistan, Iraq and other war zones.

01/30/2015

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Jonas to Help Present Lincoln Awards for Service to Veterans

Nick Jonas is joining forces with Jerry Lewis, Gavin DeGraw and other entertainers Wednesday to honor those who serve and support U.S. veterans and military families with a new award.

01/07/2015

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 Arlington's 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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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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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: 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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