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What Is Yoga Helping US Military Soldiers Fight Against?

Yoga. Whether you can’t get enough of it or can’t get away from it, there’s no denying its peaceful approach to connecting one’s body and mind. Who’d have thought that this practice is now more and more becoming the method of choice for relieving PTSD symptoms in US soldiers?

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United States Soldier Danny Chen Commits Suicide – 8 Troops Charged In His Death

8 Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan have been charged in the death of a 19 year-old Chinese-American soldier, Private Danny Chen. Apparently ,Chen was bullied and taunted by other soldiers over his race and heritage.

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Veteran Who Has Two Towels Left Inside His Body After Cancer Surgery Gets $275,000

A United States Veteran has received a settlement in the amount of $275,000 after having two towels left inside his body after having a cancerous kidney removed.

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Military Heroes Remains Dumped In Virginia Landfill

Reports show that 274 American Troops' remains were dumped in a Virginia landfill during a four year period ending in 2008. This number is much higher than the military originally acknowledged.

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Air Force Academy Welcomes Pagans, Druids and Witches – Oh My!

The Air Force has officially signaled its support of people with alternative religious beliefs. What are the alternative religions? Pagans, Druids, Wiccans, Witches and followers of Native American faiths are now welcome to practice just as mainstream believers can.

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Events To Honor Our Military – Veterans Day 2011

Here at Voice Of Amarillo we would like to thank all of the veterans who have served our great country so faithfully and especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. With out these brave men and women, many of the freedoms we have would not exist. And for that, we are grateful.

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Which College Is the Best for Military Veterans?

A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.

Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania at number four and University of South Florida coming in fifth.

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New England Patriots’ Eric Kettani Leaves Team After He’s Called to Service By the Navy

New England Patriots running back Eric Kettani isn’t just a football player — he’s also a member of the United States Navy. But now it seems service to his country is trumping service on the gridiron.

Kettani, who spent two years on the reserve list as an active military member and made the Patriots practice squad this preseason, returned Friday to his Navy ship in Jacksonville, Florida.

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy Comes to an End for the Military [VIDEO]

The policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell,” which has been in place since the Clinton administration, became a thing of the past at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday when the United States became one of more than 40 countries worldwide allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the armed forces.

“They will no longer have to lie in order to help protect us,” said Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin in a statement. “The end of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ is an important victory not just for equality, but integrity.”

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Al Qaeda Losing Power, US Counterterrorism Chief Says

The White House has found the right formula to fight al Qaeda, Homeland Security and counterterrorism advisor John Brennan said.

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