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Army Sergeant Refuses Return to Iraq

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Late Marine Worked His Way Through Private School

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Hard-Hit Guard Unit Warmly Welcomed Home

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Injured Reserves See Lost Pay, Lack of Treatment

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Proposals Aim to Shore Up Social Security Funding

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Florida Considers Upping National Guard Pay

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Army Widow Struggles Since Husband's Death

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Illinois Town Anxious for Guard Unit's Return

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Military Wife's Plans Change After Iraq Deployment

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Tests Will Examine Returning Troops for Stress Disorder

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Marine Base Energizes Efforts to Meet Recruiting Targets

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Hostage Families Face Tough Choices

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Tending to Wounded Troops at a 'Hub' Base

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Senate Considers Raising Military Death Benefits

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