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New Scam Targets Vets

Posted: 09/28/2009 - VA Undersecretary of Health Gerald Cross says the VA is not updating its process for dispensing prescription medicines and calls it an inexcusable scam that dishonors the veterans service.

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Class In A Chopper

Posted: 09/27/2009 - Ft. Riley student soldiers traded in their textbooks, pens and paper for heavy jackets, helmets and harnesses.

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U.S. Seeing More Female Homeless Veterans

Posted: 09/25/2009 - When Iraq war veteran Angela Peacock is in the shower, she sometimes closes her eyes and can't help reliving the day in Baghdad in 2003 that pushed her closer to the edge.

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Army Dad, Son Take On Taliban; Mom Worries

Posted: 09/24/2009 - FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (CNN) -- Marylisa Miller has spent much of her two decades as an Army wife bracing for the worst. But now the pressure is higher, as both her husband and their 20-year-old son are serving together in Afghanistan.

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Fort Riley Prepares For the Worst

Posted: 09/24/2009 - Irwin Army Community Hospital prepared for disaster and emergency situations in a “Mass Casualty” exercise Thursday. The hospital’s simulation included a mix of trauma and casualties from nuclear, chemical, biological and explosive scenarios.

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Is There A 'Plan B' For U.S. Efforts In Afghanistan?

Posted: 09/23/2009 - In a sign that President Obama is facing growing skepticism within his own party on Afghanistan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that the U.S. commander in Afghanistan should brief Congress on his recommendations for revising U.S. military strategy.

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Fallen Soldier Laid To Rest

Posted: 09/22/2009 - Mourners packed an Arkansas City auditorium to say a final goodbye to Sgt. Tyler Juden.

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'Daggers' Welcomed Home With Open Arms

Posted: 09/22/2009 - Soldiers from the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, were greeted by cheering crowds, waving flags and snapping pictures, as they entered the Redeployment Center after a 12 month tour of duty in Iraq.

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Report: U.S. General Calls For More Troops In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/21/2009 - America’s top commander in Afghanistan warns that more troops are needed there within the next year or the nearly 8-year-old war “will likely result in failure,” according to a copy of a 66-page document obtained by The Washington Post.

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Medal Of Honor Recipient Remembered As A Selfless Friend

Posted: 09/18/2009 - It's a crisp New England day and Paul Monti is sitting in the backyard garden he built to honor the memory of his son, sipping coffee from his favorite Boston Red Sox mug, and nursing what he calls a "morning cigar."

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2 Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/18/2009 - Two service members with the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan were killed after being struck by a roadside bomb, military officials said Friday.

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New Name For VA Center

Posted: 09/15/2009 - The former Health Revenue Center, which offers support for veterans and their family members as well as the general public, and offers human resource support for some branches of the V.A, officially re-christianed itself the "Health Resource Center."

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Two Kansas Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 09/14/2009 - 23-year old Specialist Daniel Cox of Parsons and 23-year old Sergeant Tyler Juden of Arkansas City were killed Saturday in separate incidents in Afghanistan.

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Motorcycle Ride Planned To Benefit Wounded Warriors

Posted: 09/10/2009 - Motorcycle riders are invited to several northeast Kansas cities September 19 to ride for the Wounded Warrior/Fisher House Foundation. The foundation supports military families through various activities to support the quality of life for America's military.

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Big Red One's Soldier Of The Year To Visit State Fair

Posted: 09/04/2009 - The Big Red One, 1st Infantry Division Soldier of the Year, Spc. Clancey Henderson, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 193rd Brigade Support Battalion, will visit with fair attendees September 18 and 19.

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Military Funeral Honors Team Heads To National Competition

Posted: 09/04/2009 - The Kansas Army National Guard Funeral Honors Team is heading to Arlington, Va., Sept. 13-17 to test their skills against funeral honors teams around the nation. The competition will encompass all aspects of team membership from strict professional appearance to precision ceremonial drills.

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