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Small Towns Absorb the Toll of War

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A Massachusetts Town Mourns a Marine

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U.S. Army Hospital Reported to Be in Poor Shape

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Corporal Planned on Joining Police When Duty Ended

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Army a Lifelong Dream for Spec. Eric Caldwell

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Rebuilding Baghdad Is Retail, and Piecemeal

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House Holds Marathon Debate on Bush's Iraq Plan

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A Woman Who Dreamed of Flying with the Marines

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Private Baines' Journey: Out of Newark, into Iraq

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The Perils, and Fears, of an Engagement Policy

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Being the Mother to a Family of Soldiers

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Soldier's Career Dreams Are Cut Short

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Judiciary Panel Ponders Congress Ending War

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At Age 42, He's in the Army Now

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