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.
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.
Memorial service and funeral for Maj. R. Sterling Norton
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We’ve Broken Ground On A Memorial For Gold Star Families
In breaking ground on the memorial in Annapolis, Maryland, officials called it "something no one wants, but that all of America needs."
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This Commercial Will Make Any Military Dad Cry Giant Man Tears
New commercial shows the hardships of deployment on military kids.
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Chris Kyle’s Widow Discusses Life 3 Years After His Death
Taya Kyle was married to “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. Here’s how she is doing three years after his death.
A second lieutenant (not the author) hugs his mother while celebrating his promotion at the commissioning ceremony.
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When I Deployed To Iraq, My Mom Fought Her Own War At Home
When I returned home from Iraq in 2004, I realized the sacrifices my mother made as a single parent watching her son go off to war.
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In 2005, George W. Bush Gave The Right Response To A Gold Star Mother
Donald Trump was called out by a Gold Star parent. Former President George W. Bush was too. But their responses couldn’t be more different.