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Twins Enlisted in Navy Shock Mother by Coming Home for Christmas

There was twice the amount of Christmas magic in the air for one mother this year.

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Source: Marissa Babin via flickr
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Military Members Get Free Fun 4th Of July Weekend

Present and former military members can take advantage of some family fun at Valleyfair, July 4-7.

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(Photo by Lexey Swall/Getty Images)
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Never Forgotten Exhibit Opens To Honor Duluth World War II Hero

There are two Duluthians from WWII who received the Military’s highest honor, the Medal of Honor.  On Tuesday, May 7 2013, Veterans’ Memorial Hall will hold the opening event for an exhibit that showcases one of these local heroes, Major Henry A. Courtney, Jr.

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A Collection of Dogs Reuniting With Veterans Returning From War — Daily Distraction

By now you've probably seen at least one video of a soldier or Marine returning home and seeing his dog for the first time. It's one of the things the Internet does that really, genuinely tugs at your heartstrings.

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Source: Louisville red cross via flickr
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Northland Chapter Of The American Red Cross Invites You To Holiday Mail For Heroes

The Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross wants to help brighten the holidays of active  military members and wounded warriors with their Holiday Mail For Heroes program.

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Source: Elvert Barnes via flickr
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Servicemen And Women Get A Free Meal For Veteran’s Day

Who says there's no such thing as a free meal?!  For the 5th year, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley are offering a free meal to veterans and active servicemen and women at the Grand Buffet on Sunday, November 11th.  The meal is being offered to honor our military for their service to our country on Veteran's Day.

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22-Year-Old Man Becomes First Paraplegic to Graduate from US Naval Academy

Kevin Hillery, a 22-year-old man who was paralyzed last year after a tree fell on him, made history yesterday when he became the first-ever paraplegic to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Way to go, Kevin!

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Kiss Looking to Hire a Military Veteran as Roadie for Summer Tour

Kiss is looking for a few good men. Or just one good man. Actually it could be a woman too. The rockers — who’ve long been supporters of the men and women in the U.S. military — are looking to hire a veteran to join their road crew when they hit the road with Motley Crue in July.

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Should Women Be Allowed in Combat? — Survey of the Day

Last week, the Pentagon decided open up thousands of near-the-front-line military jobs to female military personnel who were previously restricted from such roles.

Women are still banned from combat, although this move to put them closer to harm’s way has upset some, including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, who said that when women are too close to the front line “emotions” could lead to “compromised situations.” So what does the public think about the Pentagon’s measure?

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What Is Yoga Helping US Military Soldiers Fight Against?

Yoga. Whether you can’t get enough of it or can’t get away from it, there’s no denying its peaceful approach to connecting one’s body and mind. Who’d have thought that this practice is now more and more becoming the method of choice for relieving PTSD symptoms in US soldiers?

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The End Of The Road For Walter Reed Army Medical Center

 

In it's 102 years of service, it's nursed military personnel and U.S. President's back to health.  Now, the end has come for one of the nation's venerable hospitals:  Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

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US Army May Issue Smartphones for Combat Use

After a successful trial run using touchscreen phones and tablets in combat, US Army officials say they may begin equipping service members with the devices later this year. It would be used to complement tactical radios and other existing technology.

Smartphones can be used to text updates about surroundings, send GPS photos, and access maps. “When they have a problem or need to submit a report, they default to the texting. These young soldiers grew up with this technology. They’re very familiar with it. They’re very comfortable with it,” said Michael McCarthy, an Army director for the program.

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