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Do Military Veterans Have More Health Problems Than Civilians?

A new report from the CDC finds that men who’ve served in the military carry a heavier health burden than civilians — in fact, veterans are significantly more likely to have two or more chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.

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Hundreds of Students Defend Military Funeral Against the Westboro Baptist Church

When the Westboro Baptist Church announced their intention to target the funeral of Texas A&M alum Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, his fellow Aggies didn’t take it sitting down.

In fact, with a little help of Facebook, more than 500 students at Texas A&M showed up at the burial in College Park, Texas.

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Military Member Sues After Pacifist Landlord Tells Him to Rent Elsewhere

A Boston landlord and self-proclaimed pacifist has found herself in hot water of the legal sort after she told a military member his service presented a “conflict of interest” and suggested he find an apartment someplace else.

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22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic to Graduate from US Naval Academy

Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!

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Military Survivor Seminar and "Good Grief" Camp Counsels Survivors Of Fallen Military Personnel
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‘Uncomfortable’ Calling Our Military ‘Heros’ – FoxNews Hannity Panel Takes On MSNBC’s Chris Hayes

The New 940's Sean Hannity has gone on the record about MSNBC's Chris Hayes and his comments over the weekend concerning our military and their place in the pantheon of heroes.

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10 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day

The service men and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time. The only thing that makes this sacrifice bearable for most is the incredible sweetness of coming home, even if it is only for a short leave.

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Navy Jet Crashes into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex [VIDEO]

Residents of Virginia Beach, Va. were shocked Friday when a Navy jet crashed into an apartment complex there, sending flames and thick black smoke into the air.

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Soldier in Afghanistan Witnesses Son’s Birth Via Skype

Technology is awesome. And not just because it helps us play Words With Friends on our phone when we’re bored at work. It also allowed Specialist Brock Howland to witness the birth of his son.

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Returning Soldier Surprises Son Dressed as Captain America From ‘The Avengers’

Kids love and look up to Captain America from ‘The Avengers,’ so it was a shock for this one boy to see his favorite superhero show up on his doorstep. Though the bigger shock came when he realized that this real-life strong man was actually his army dad returning from Afghanistan.

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Should Women Be Allowed in Combat? — Survey of the Day

Last week, the Pentagon decided open up thousands of near-the-front-line military jobs to female military personnel who were previously restricted from such roles.

Women are still banned from combat, although this move to put them closer to harm’s way has upset some, including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, who said that when women are too close to the front line “emotions” could lead to “compromised situations.” So what does the public think about the Pentagon’s measure?

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