Marilyn Gonzalez (left) and her daughter, Jessica Pedraza, at their base in Kuwait in 2010. Courtesy of Jessica Pedraza hide caption

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Mother And Daughter Form Soldiers' Bond In Iraq

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Obama's Foreign Policy, Take Two

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Iraqi Businesses Feel Pinch Of Iran's Economic Woes

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Col. Eric Schwartz (left), Dr. Najeeb Hanoudi (center) and Maj. Ron Cooper outside Hanoudi's home in Southfield, Mich. Emily Fox hide caption

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Brotherly Bonds Withstand Tragedy Of War

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Moral Injury: The Psychological Wounds Of War

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'The Long Walk' To Defuse A Ticking Bomb

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On Veterans Day, Stories Of Service

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When A Child Comes Home From War

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Ali, an Iraqi teenager, wears Spc. Justin Cliburn's helmet and radio equipment in Baghdad. Ali and Cliburn became unlikely friends while Cliburn trained Iraqi police in 2005 and 2006. Courtesy of Justin Cliburn hide caption

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Amidst War, U.S. Guardsman Forges Unexpected Bond

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A scene from the early days of the fighting in Iraq in the spring of 2003. In one incident, three members of an Iraqi family were killed. A U.S. Marine involved in the shooting recently tracked down the family to ask for forgiveness. Laurent Rebours/AP hide caption

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Iraq Vet Seeks Atonement For Early War Tragedy

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Sgt. Ben Roberts (center), recently returned from Afghanistan, speaks with Chick-fil-A manager Michael Sims at a military job fair in Columbia, S.C., in January. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Wondering About The Cost Of War? We Have Answers

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A Sudanese demonstrator burns a German flag as others shout slogans after torching the German embassy in Khartoum during a protest against a low-budget film mocking Islam on Friday. Around 5,000 protesters in the Sudanese capital angry over the amateur anti-Islam film stormed the embassies of Britain and Germany, which was torched and badly damaged. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Campaigns For Veterans' Mental Health

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