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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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Britain’s Prince Harry to Train at US Military Bases This Fall

Prince Harry, or Capt. Harry Wales as he is known to his friends, will spend two months in America training on Apache helicopter gunships.

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Charles Graner Jr., Key Figure in Abu Ghraib Abuse Case, Freed from Leavenworth

When photographs of U.S. soldiers abusing suspected Iraqi insurgents were released to the public in 2004, they caused an international outcry.

Over the weekend, the man who orchestrated the abuses at Abu Ghraib was released from prison.

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One-Armed War Vet Wows Crowd by Catching Foul Ball [VIDEO]

“I thought I was going to catch the ball or go over the railing,” said Michael Kacer of the foul ball he caught at Yankee Stadium Friday.

The 29-year old vet had lost his left arm in Afghanistan, so he had nothing to brace himself with when he used his baseball cap as a glove and reached over the railing to snag a ball off of the bat of Curtis Granderson.

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New Legislation May Protect Funerals From Westboro Baptist Church Protestors

These people have to be the worst humans on the planet, and they do it all under the claim that it is all for GOD. If you asked me, the members of the Westboro Baptist Church are completely sick and evil.

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