Hoping To Slim POW-MIA Bureaucracy, Hagel Makes One Out Of Two

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As Soldiers Return, Who Is Caring For The Caregivers?

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Quest For A Friend Helps Undo Decades Of Medal Of Honor Bias

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After A Long Wait, 24 Models In Heroism Get Their Due

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In Syria, Not Just Bullets And Bombs Harming Children

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Dated Methods Mean Slow Return For Fallen Soldiers — Or None At All

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Plan Aims To Assure Afghanistan Aid Goes Where It's Supposed To

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Al-Qaida Steps In To Step Out Of Syria

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Dad's Message Recorded At War, A Gift Given Decades Later

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Conditions are spare at the Window of Hope orphanage in Kabul, but American NGO worker Siavash Rahbari (upper left) says it's still better than how many Afghan children live. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Texas Man Becomes Unlikely CFO Of Ragged Kabul Orphanage

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Syria's War Creates A Demand For Artificial Legs

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2001 Army-Navy Game Marked By Specter Of Sept. 11

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Child Miners, Dinosaurs, And The Rulings Of 'Judge' John Hodgman

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