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Family: Fallen Soldier Committed to Service

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Recalling a Soldier: Stan Lapinski

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A Marine Family Mourns a Lost Brother

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Healing a Deep Wound from Iraq

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Base Life: Risk and Routine in Baghdad

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Mass. Family Mourns Son Killed in Afghanistan

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Book Criticizes Sept. 11 Panel's Suggestions

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Soldier's Death Sparks Custody Dispute

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Army Recruitment in May Expected to Fall Short

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Why Guantanamo Bay Should Stay Open

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Washington Family Mourns Marine's Death

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Guardsman Sees Daughter Graduate Via Satellite

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Army Combats Rising Attrition Rate

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A Woman Guard Member's Struggle with PTSD

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A Jewish Soldier's View of Iraq

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