As part of homecoming ceremonies at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state in January, Army Spc. Tyler Jeffries — with crutches and prosthetic legs — joins his unit in formation as the national anthem is played. The homecoming marked the first time Jeffries had seen his platoon since he lost both his legs in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan last October. Florangela Davila for NPR hide caption

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A Wounded Soldier Stands Tall At Reunion With His Platoon

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Shooting Of 'American Sniper' Raises Questions About PTSD Treatment

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David Easterling, manager of the Suicide Prevention Program at Fort Riley in Kansas spray-paints Army boots white in 2009 as part of an on-base display to commemorate the six Fort Riley soldiers who committed suicide in 2008. Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Suicide Hotline Fights To Keep Vets And Troops Alive

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For Veterans, The Wait For Disability Claims Grows Longer

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Newtown Shooter Had No Connection To School

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Ct. Authorities Release Few Shooting Details

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Residents In Conn. Town Struggle As Details Emerge

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Newtown Holds Prayer Vigil For Shooting Victims

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Brooklyn Neighborhood Wants Its Heat Turned On

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Veterans from around the country have deployed to the Northeast to help after Superstorm Sandy. Jeff Blaney (left) of San Francisco was in the Army and Jamie Havig was a Navy medic attached to the Marines in Iraq. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Veterans Deploy To Northeast After Superstorm Sandy

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New York To Allow Voters To Cast Ballots By Affidavit

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Many New Yorkers Still Unsure Of Where To Vote

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Race Canceled, Marathoners Run For Storm Relief

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N.Y., N.J. Scramble To Ensure Voting Is Possible

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