Members of the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Honors and Ceremonial Guard carry a flag and urn during an ash interment ceremony.
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After 4 Years, Store Owner Returns Priceless Package To Veteran’s Son
The Minneapolis UPS store owner knew how special the package contents were, and kept trying to find the addressee.
Spouses of 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment Marines, shoot M4 rifles at Range 106 during the battalion’s Jane Wayne Day aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 14, 2016.
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Military Spouses Should Enjoy Same Gun Rights As Service Members, Congressman Says
A new bill would exempt spouses from state residency requirements.
Pinwheels were planted at the Child Development Center by children of Team Seymour during a “Pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention” event, April 1, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Along with the pinwheels planted at the CDC more than 300 pinwheels were planted in the base’s pinwheel garden located by the main gate in support of child abuse prevention.
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Child Abuse: Another Consequence Of 15 Years Of War
The Pentagon has struggled to deal with the cascade of child abuse and neglect cases in military families in the years since America went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Los Angeles Times/Tribune Washington Bureau investigation has found.
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Mother Devastated After Dead Soldier’s Ring Stolen From Grave
Her late husband had given the ring to her son before he deployed.
A family cries while watching the departure of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team depart after their deployment ceremony in Burlington, Vt. on Jan. 8, 2010.
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Military Families Are Still Suffering From High Operational Tempos
The annual military lifestyle survey says financial issues and strains on family life remain the major concerns of service members.
Jane Horton, widow of Spc. Christopher David Horton, guides members of the Golden State Warriors basketball team through section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery as a part of the National Basketball Association's partnership with the Department of the Defense called Commitment to Service Feb. 25, 2015.
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What Veterans Day Means For Me, A Gold Star Wife
My husband didn’t make it home, but I try to honor him every day by serving and thanking the veterans who did.
First Lt. Douglas "Jolly" Foss, 95th Fighter Squadron F-22 Raptor pilot, hugs his fiancée, Abby, Feb. 13, 2016, at the Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., flightline.
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Mental Illness, Alcohol Abuse More Prevalent Among Military Wives
“The researchers estimated that more than 29% of … military wives ages 18 to 49 suffered mental illness within the past year.”
FET demonstrates capabilities to Romanian, U.S. soldiers
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I Kept My Abusive Marriage A Secret Because Marines Are Supposed To Be Tough
Domestic abuse is in some ways harder to fight in the military, populated by people trained to survive difficult situations.
Michael Garcia poses with Addie Rodriguez after hoisting her on his shoulders during a parents' day cheerleading routine.
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As A Military Brat, This Video Is Hard To Watch
A high school senior stepped in to the fill the shoes of a military dad during his daughter's cheerleading routine.
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I Spent A Month Looking For Love On Military Dating Sites
Don’t look for love on military dating sites, because you won’t find it.
Retired Charlotte Fire Department Capt. Tony Bateman holds his niece, Lila Grace Nobles, 3, after helping place 2,997 “Flags of Remembrance”, at  Romare Bearden Park in Charlotte, N.C., in honor of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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How I Want My Child To Remember 9/11
"I want to focus on the incomparable selflessness of the firefighters and police officers."
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The Army Said Her Husband Didn’t Die ‘In The Line Of Duty’ — She Fought Back
After her Green Beret husband died in Afghanistan, Debbie Venetz has taken on the Army over his death.
When waiting for the school bus, children should know not to play in the street and to stay far enough back from the curb so they can't accidentally step into the street.
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8 Back-To-School Deals For Military Families
It’s that time of year again — back to school. Here are eight deals that can help ease the burden on military families.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl.'s Glenn R. Mosley, a refrigeration mechanic from Charleston, S.C., with 2D Maintenance Battalion, attached to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Continuing Promise 2010, rubs sweat from his eyes while installing a playground for children at an engineer site in Silico Creek, Panama, Sept. 29, 2010.
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8 True Stories About Dating In The Military
Dating in the military certainly has its ups and downs.