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The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, and Senior Enlisted Adviser to the Chairman, Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, deliver a message to the troops for Veterans Day.

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Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense, delivers a message to veterans and troops for Veteran’s Day.  

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By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is. The symbol comes from a poem, “In Flanders …
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Robert L. Gordon III, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy) On Veterans Day, we come together as a nation to give thanks to the men and women who have served and defended our country.  This Veterans …
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By the American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C.– In their ongoing review of military benefits in connection with the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Defense Department officials have now identified a total of 14 benefits where members may …
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