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U.S. soldiers with actors portraying Afghan officials as part of their training to be advisers. Jay Price/WUNC hide caption

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Soldiers, With Empathy: U.S. Army Creates Dedicated Adviser Brigades

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Sgt. Nick Cunningham speeds down the track during men's bobsled training on Friday. He is one of seven U.S. service members competing in Pyeongchang. "They told me, 'Go win medals for this country,'" Cunningham says. "And that's my job at this moment." Quinn Rooney/Getty Images hide caption

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How Active Duty Military Are Navigating Changing Attitudes Toward Marijuana

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Secret Ops of the CIA and Secret Aviation Ops of the CIA wall calendars contain paintings depicting declassified spy missions from the agency's past. The original paintings are displayed at CIA headquarters in Virginia. Jay Price/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC hide caption

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CIA Calendar Art Offers A Glimpse Into The World Of Spies

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Marines Insist Storming A Beach Is Still A Military Option

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Re-Creating The Berlin Airlift's Candy Drop In North Carolina

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What POW/MIA Means To A New Generation Of Veterans

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Participants in a "Rolling Thunder" POW/MIA ceremony are reflected in a Vietnam War memorial at Lejeune Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville, N.C. Jay Price/North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC hide caption

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Having Changed America, The League Of POW/MIA Families Fades

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Soldiers practice roll-over drills ahead of their deployment to Afghanistan at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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16 Years Since The First Deployment, U.S. Soldiers Prepare To Go Again

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VA Cautions Ken Burns' Vietnam Documentary Could Trigger PTSD

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Army Spc. Kevin Bogucki, left, of the 82nd Airborne Division prepares for a training jump last month at Fort Bragg, N.C. Matt Couch/WUNC hide caption

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82nd Airborne Division Celebrates 100 Years

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Veterans: How Will Trump's Ban Affect Transgender Troops?

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Fighter jets from Otis Air Force Base in Cape Cod, Mass. were quickly launched in response to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. State officials fought to keep the base open in 2005 and mostly succeeded, though the fighter wing shifted to cyber intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Lisa Poole/AP hide caption

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Monterey: Listen to the Story

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Christian Wade of the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune shoots a suppressed carbine. The suppressor, which is the canister on the end of the barrel, turn a painful, deafening noise into simply a loud one. Timothy Lutz and Clarence Wimberly/Courtesy U.S. Marine Corps hide caption

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Military Tries To Cut Through The Noise Of War

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As Production Ramps Up, Alaska Prepares To House F-35 Fighter Jets

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In Remote Southern California Desert, U.S. Army Tests Advanced Cyber Weapons

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Research Shows How PTSD Can Trigger Growth In Veterans

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Rising Seas Threaten Coastal Military Bases

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Widowed while pregnant with their second son, Gloria Grijalva shares pictures of her husband, U.S. Army veteran Charlie Grijalva, who committed suicide in December 2014. KPBS hide caption

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VA Hospitals Still Struggling With Adding Staff Despite Billions From Choice Act

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Hundreds Of Veterans Courts See Success But More Are Needed

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Jeff Lynch (left) and his wife, Christy, sought fertility treatments after Jeff returned home from his two deployments to Iraq, which left him unable to have children naturally. Brian Batista/American Homefront hide caption

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New Law Provides Fertility Treatment Benefits To Wounded Veterans

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VFW Recruits On College Campus To Bring Young Vets Into The Fold

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