A decade ago, U.S. soldiers were fighting and rebuilding in the Iraqi cities of Mosul and Tikrit. The past few weeks have seen those cities, among others, fall to the Sunni militant group ISIS. Here, a member of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces stands guard Thursday near an ISIS checkpoint in Mosul. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Vets, Iraq's Newest Conflict Awakens Complex Emotions

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To Treat PTSD, Veterans Have A Vast Array Of Ineffective Solutions

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Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 400,000 men and women. Most were members of the armed forces who served in active duty — but not all. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Former Slaves To Writers, Civilians, Too, Rest At Arlington

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After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery

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Green Berets Are Killed In A Possible Case Of Friendly Fire

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Audit Reveals Vast Scale Of VA Waitlist Issues

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Despite Details Of Bergdahl's Captivity, Answers Stay Scattered

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An 'Integrity Problem' at Veterans Affairs?

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What Happens To Guantanamo Detainees After Their Release

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D-Day veteran Ralph Frias was a linguist and forward observer with the 19th Corps 963 Battalion and went over the Normandy cliffs in search of American paratroopers. After the fighting, he interviewed German POWs and French civilians. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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One Day At Normandy Sent Ripples Across Two Veterans' Lives

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D-Day On Tape: Listen To A Report From The Landing As It Happened

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Allies Land Again In Normandy, This Time To Honor D-Day Vets

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Outraged Senators Reach Across Aisle For Deal On VA Wait Times

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Soldiers returning from the Pacific wave from the deck of the USS General Mitchell on Dec. 11, 1945. Much of the health care demand in the VA system is from veterans of earlier wars. AP hide caption

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With VA Hospitals Overtaxed, Vets May Have To Go Private

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