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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel reminds DoD employees that the service and sacrifice of men and women in uniform helped inspire the American tradition of Thanksgiving from the very beginning.
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Two children excitedly welcome home their father and the crew of the attack submarine USS Norfolk from a six-month deployment during a homecoming ceremony on Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Nov. 3, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kim Williams

In honor of April’s Month of the Military Child, guest blogger Elaine Sanchez offers her Top 10 list of the qualities she appreciates most about military children.
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All veterans share a common journey. They wanted to serve their country.  To stand for something bigger than themselves.  To protect the things they love.  Although veterans were ready to  face any mission, help those in need, and make a difference…For …
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  SP4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. distinguished himself, May 10, 1970, in Se San, Cambodia, while serving as a rifleman in Company B, 3d Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Members of B. Co. were ambushed by a large enemy …
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The only sound in the chapel at Marine Corps Base Hawaii was the gentle trickle of water from the baptismal fountain as Marines unfurled the American flag in remembrance of fallen Marines lost nearly 40 years ago during the Vietnam War. …
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