Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, speaks on Capitol Hill about the Hire Heroes Act, which gives tax breaks to businesses that hire unemployed veterans. Vets that have served since 2001 face a higher unemployment rate than the population overall. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Recent Veterans Find Higher Jobless Rates On Return

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Navajo Code: Powerful As Any Weapon In WWII?

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Marine's Life Forever Altered By War

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U.S. Army mine-resistant armored vehicles (MRAPs) and Afghan National Army vehicles pass through a village during a joint patrol in the Jalrez Valley in Afghanistan's Wardak province. On Monday, factory workers who produce MRAPs in York, Pa., rallied to protect the Pentagon budget against the automatic budget cuts that will take effect in 2013. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Defense Workers Lobby To Prevent Automatic Cuts

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Carl Schuler is one of 10,000 vets to have donated blood samples to the Million Veteran Program. Amy Standen for NPR hide caption

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Veterans To Create World's Largest Medical Database

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Army flight medics work on a Marine who was wounded by an improvised explosive device, or IED, in southern Afghanistan.

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Treating Soldiers With Severe Combat Wounds

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Dominic Fredianelli and Cole Smith returned to their homes on Michigan's Upper Peninsula after their tours in Afghanistan. Justin Hennard/ hide caption

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'Where Soldiers Come From,' And How They Return

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Homelessness Harder On America's Veterans

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Condi Rice Talks Freedom, War, Working For Bush

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Norris and Janis Galatas at their home in Collinsville, Miss., with their horse, Cinnamon. The couple is struggling to make their mortgage payments.

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Miss. Couple Lament Loss Of The American Dream

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In War In Afghanistan, Missions Just For Women

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Lt. Col. Jason Morris pays his respects at a memorial service in Sangin, Afghanistan, on Nov. 26, 2010, for three Marines who were killed: Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson, Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm and 1st Lt. Robert Kelly. Morris commanded a battalion in volatile Helmand province that suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghanistan War.

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Afghan Success Comes At High Price For Commander

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Coming Home From Iraq: Military Community Responds

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Military members who lost their limbs overseas participate in a run in California.

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Rebuilding Soldiers Transformed By War Injuries

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Soldiers Say It's Hard To Return To Civilian Life

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