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.
U.S. military service members and civilian personnel attend the grand opening ceremony of the new commissary aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, June 21, 2016.
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The Pentagon Isn’t Tracking How Many Military Families Go Hungry
DoD officials have incomplete information on how many military families are using food assistance programs, a new report finds.
Brittany Jacobs and her son Christian, 5, visit the grave of her husband and his father, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher Jacobs, in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day.
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What Happens When A Blue Star Turns Gold
Nothing can prepare you for the loss of a military family member, but there is hope for survivors.
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The Bravest Thing I’ve Ever Done Is Become A Full-Time Parent
There's little security in being the parent who holds the family together when the other parent constantly absent.
Isaiah Leiva, a college sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shares his aspirations and gratitude with guests at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s Scholarship Announcement Ceremony at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
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Here Are The 6 Best Scholarships For Survivors
There are a number of scholarships that cater specifically to children in Gold Star families.
Capt. David Sasek, chief staff officer for Naval Base Ventura County, helps his daughter through the obstacle course during the Mud Run at Port Hueneme.
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8 Things I Learned From My Military Dad
Living with a military dad was hard, but he taught me things no one else could.