"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union soldier wrote in 1865. (Above) Union soldiers sit with their coffee in tin cups, their hard-tack, and a kettle at their feet. Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection/Flickr The Commons hide caption

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If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

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Despite The Headlines, Steven Pinker Says The World Is Becoming Less Violent

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U.S. Diplomat Says There's Truth To Chilcot Inquiry Report

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Demonstrators hold placards that read "Withdraw Marine Corps" during a rally against the US military presence in Naha, Okinawa prefecture on Sunday, following the alleged rape and murder of a local woman by a former U.S. marine employed on the U.S. military base. Toru Yamanaka /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Psychology Of Modern Terrorism: What Drives Radicalization At Home

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Mortimer Caplin, On The Brink Of 100, Looks Back On D-Day Service

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Psychologist Diane Adams devotes a portion of her private practice in Renton, Wash., to veterans. But she said the bureaucracy involved in the Veterans Choice program has proved frustrating and veterans have had a hard time getting approval to see her. Patricia Murphy/KUOW hide caption

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For Doctors And Patients, 'Veterans Choice' Often Means Long Waits

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From Medical Maggots To Stench Soup, 'Grunt' Explores The Science Of Warfare

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Trump Rolls Into Washington For Biker Rally

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Obama Makes Historic Visit To Hiroshima

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Demonstrators gather in a silent rally to mourn the death of an Okinawa woman in front of Camp Zukeran on May 22. The crime is thrusting the opposition to the U.S. presence on Okinawa back in the spotlight. The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images hide caption

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As President Visits Japan, Okinawa Controversy Is Back In The Limelight

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Sebastian Junger Examines Veteran Life After Leaving 'Tribe'

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Soldiers, officers and civilian employees attend a ceremony for the U.S. Army's annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in March 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. According to the Pentagon, the initiative is "meant to reinforce a climate of dignity and respect founded on good order and discipline." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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New Report Says Pentagon Not Doing Enough For Sexual Assault Victims

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U.S. Navy air wing captains pause on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt last September. Every day, the steam-powered catapult aboard this massive ship flings American fighter jets into the sky, on missions to target the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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The sign, a private marker placed by the NAACP, and approved by the National Park Service, as it now stands in Army Park. Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM hide caption

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Do The Words 'Race Riot' Belong On A Historic Marker In Memphis?

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Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, briefs reporters on the release of the investigation into the U.S. airstrikes on the Doctors With Borders trauma center in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Molly Riley/AP hide caption

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Stacy Bannerman testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs in 2006. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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After Combat Stress, Violence Can Show Up At Home

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Andy Alaniz was killed in friendly fire in Iraq in 1991. Courtesy of Catherine Alaniz-Simonds hide caption

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For Decades, He Carried Guilt For Another Soldier's Death

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For Veterans, A 'Sense Of Purpose' Hard To Find In Life After Iraq

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People walk away from Brussels airport after Tuesday's terrorist attack. Analysts say the violence may reduce travel for a while but the industry should bounce back. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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