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Atten-Hut! Tom Hanks Kicks Off His Role as Chair of Hidden Heroes Campaign for Military Caregivers

Originally posted 09/27/2016 06:40PM

Tom Hanks is parlaying his onscreen experiences into a real-life campaign to help the rarely celebrated caregivers who aide military members who are injured in action.

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Michelle Obama, Reuniting with Laura Bush, Issues a Warning to Presidential Candidates Who 'Pop Off About Going to War'

2016 Presidential Elections

Michelle Obama, Reuniting with Laura Bush, Issues a Warning to Presidential Candidates Who 'Pop Off About Going to War'

Originally posted 09/16/2016 07:35PM

First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush reunited on Friday to discuss their mutual support for U.S. service members, veterans and their families during a conference at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

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Two 90-Year-Old World War II Veterans Parachute Into Field Where One Was Shot Down 72 Years Ago

Two 90-Year-Old World War II Veterans Parachute Into Field Where One Was Shot Down 72 Years Ago

Originally posted 08/26/2016 03:45PM

More than 70 years ago, Fred Glover was a member of the British Airborne Division in World War II when his glider was hit by anti-aircraft fire during the 1944 Normandy landings over the Merville Battery battlefield in northwest France.

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Donald Trump Receives Purple Heart from Veteran, Jokes: 'I Always Wanted' One

2016 Presidential Elections

Donald Trump Receives Purple Heart from Veteran, Jokes: 'I Always Wanted' One

Originally posted 08/02/2016 07:45PM

Donald Trump was given a Purple Heart from a military veteran on Tuesday – but it was the GOP nominee's controversial reaction that made headlines and waves on social media.

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2016 Presidential Elections

WATCH: Trump Supporters Loudly Boo Air Force Mother Who Criticized His Khan Family Comments at Mike Pence Rally

Originally posted 08/02/2016 01:55PM

A mother of a member of the U.S. Air Force was met with harsh booing at a Nevada rally for Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence Monday after she questioned Donald Trump's respect of the military.

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Choir Performs 'Battle Hymn of the Republic' as Fallen Soldier's Remains Are Escorted Off Their Flight

Originally posted 07/27/2016 05:25PM

A group of Iowa students used their voices to pay respect to a fallen soldier whose remains were aboard their flight from Frankfurt to Atlanta on July 18 – an emotional moment captured on video.

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Michelle Obama Screens New Star Trek Movie – and Ogles 'Handsome' Stars – with Military Families

Michelle Obama Screens New Star Trek Movie – and Ogles 'Handsome' Stars – with Military Families

Originally posted 07/20/2016 04:30PM

On Wednesday, Star Trek Beyond stars boldly went where no Star Trek Beyond stars have gone before – to the White House.

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UpdatePosted 07/12/2016 04:20PM

Veterans and At-Risk Chicago Teens Team up to Make a Change

Originally posted 07/01/2016 11:20AM

When Joel Taboada returned home to Chicago, Illinois after 12 years and four tours in the military, he found the youth of his hometown steeped in the same violence he had just escaped.

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Marine Corps to Remove the Word 'Man' From 19 Job Titles

Marine Corps to Remove the Word 'Man' From 19 Job Titles

Originally posted 06/29/2016 05:20PM

What's in a name? Plenty, says the Marine Corps.

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West Wing Cast Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Show's Finale by Advocating for Veterans

West Wing Cast Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Show's Finale by Advocating for Veterans

Originally posted 06/27/2016 02:55PM

Former West Wing cast members gathered in Austin at the ATX TV Festival on June 11 to mark the 10-year anniversary of the show's finale, but discussing efforts to help veterans returning from war was the real message.

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