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A U.S. Army honor guard stands at attention during a ceremony to mark Memorial Day, this week at Arlington National Cemetery. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'How Soldiers Die': A History Of Combat Deaths

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'Not At Ease:' Art Inspired By Women Veterans

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Obama, Romney Honor Veterans On Memorial Day

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Kevin Ross, 31, says the ADAPT parenting program has helped him and his family communicate more effectively. Jeffrey Thompson/MPR hide caption

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Putting The Post-Deployment Family Back Together

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At Forward Operating Base Payne in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Marine Cpl. Jonathan Odriscoll looks at pictures of his sister on Facebook. Troop access to social media has been both a blessing and curse for the military. Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Military Addresses Double-Edged Sword Of Troops On Social Media

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War Vets To Protest, Return Medals At NATO Summit

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Faris Family Fights For Their Military Marriage

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Bales' Case In Pre-Trial Limbo Over 'Sanity Board'

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What The Afghanistan Deal Means For U.S. Troops

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'Veteran Quest' A New Model In VA Clinics

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White House Defends Drone Program

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Report: VA Mental Health Treatment Stats Misleading

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Panetta Condemns Latest U.S. Troop Photo Scandal

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Briefings are part of the demobilization process that the 182nd Infantry Regiment must go through at Camp Atterbury in Columbus, Ind. Tom Dreisbach/NPR hide caption

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A Rest Stop On The Road From Soldier To Civilian

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