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Photo Illustration: U.S. soldiers assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard gather to say a prayer before a mission on Main Operating Base Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 19, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo illustration by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza /U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel/ Released)

DoDLive has compiled this list of resources to help those affected by the shootings at Ft. Hood, Texas.
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Photo Illustration: U.S. soldiers assigned to the 2nd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard gather to say a prayer before a mission on Main Operating Base Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 19, 2013. (U.S. Army National Guard photo illustration by Sgt. Eddie Siguenza /U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel/ Released)

In light of recent events in Colorado and Washington, D.C., we’ve compiled a list of resources to help service members, their families and American citizens cope with the aftermath of an unexpected crisis.
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After Barbara Christianson got off work on Jan. 24, she picked up her 4-year-old grandson Nate, ran by the grocery store and McDonald’s, and headed home. Christianson’s neighbor hated when anyone parked in the street in front of her house, …
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By Phyllis McGeath as told to Lance Cpl. Chelsea Flowers From www.marines.dodlive.mil I know what it means to be a Marine mom. I’ve been one since 2008 when my oldest son, Philip, enlisted. Since then, two more of my seven …
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From www.af.mil FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) - Lt. Col. Michael P. Anderson was one of only a handful of African-American astronauts and was one of the seven crewmembers aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia when it exploded on re-entry just 16 …
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