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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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Double Amputee Veteran on Modeling for Jockey: 'It's About Showing Strength and Perseverance Through All Odds'

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Veteran and Amputee Talks Showing Strength by Modeling for Jockey

Originally posted 06/17/2016 02:00PM

Standing tall and strong on a pair of prosthetic legs, Chris Van Etten is a symbol of grit and determination in his ad for Jockey.

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Female Veteran Scolded for Using Parking Spot Designated for Veterans: People 'Shouldn't Be Making Those Assumptions Anymore'

Female Veteran Scolded for Using Parking Spot Designated for Veterans: People 'Shouldn't Be Making Those Assumptions Anymore'

Originally posted 06/15/2016 03:40PM

Lieutenant Commander Rebecca Landis Hayes, a former Navy physician, was working a half day and trying to find the perfect cake to celebrate a colleague's upcoming baby shower when she ran to a neighborhood grocery store in Concord, North Carolina, and parked in a spot designated for veterans.

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How One Marine Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Succeed

How One Marine Has Dedicated His Life to Helping Veterans Succeed

Originally posted 06/13/2016 04:15PM

Richard Delgado Jr. spent 10 years serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. Even though he's no longer in uniform, he has never stopped serving.

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Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber Feels Just as Confident in an Army Uniform as a Ball Gown: 'They Both Have Their Perks!'

Bodywatch

Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber Feels Just as Confident in an Army Uniform as a Ball Gown: 'They Both Have Their Perks!'

Originally posted 06/07/2016 11:35AM

Deshauna Barber made history when she took home the title of Miss USA by being the first-ever military service member to win the crown, and hopes her win can be an inspiration to others.

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5 Soldiers Dead, 4 Missing After Army Truck Flips in Texas Flood Waters

5 Soldiers Dead, 4 Missing After Army Truck Flips in Texas Flood Waters

Originally posted 06/03/2016 11:20AM

Emergency crews and Army teams scoured a Texas creek on Friday in search of four missing men whose five fellow servicemen died after their Army truck rolled over in dangerous flood waters, officials announced.

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Eric Fanning on Embracing the 'Remarkable Honor' as the First Openly Gay Army Secretary

Originally posted 06/02/2016 04:40PM

Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning "never thought he'd be back" at the Pentagon.

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Veteran Organization Vows to Return 100 WWI Purple Hearts to Brave Recipients' Families: 'These Are Our Forefathers'

Memorial Day

Veteran Organization Vows to Return 100 WWI Purple Hearts to Brave Recipients' Families: 'These Are Our Forefathers'

Originally posted 05/30/2016 03:20PM

A Vermont nonprofit that returns lost Purple Hearts to veterans and their descendants is attempting to reunite 100 World War I military medals of valor with the families of recipients before the 100th anniversary of when the United States joined the international conflict on April 6, 1917.

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UpdatePosted 05/30/2016 12:15PM

The Inspiring Reason This Fighter Pilot Honors Memorial Day All Year Long

Originally posted 05/26/2016 11:10AM

Know a hero? Send suggestions to heroesamongus@peoplemag.com. For more inspiring stories, read the latest issue of PEOPLE magazine

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