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The defense secretary just announced another change to the policy allowing troops to transfer their GI Bill education benefits to their kids, and it’s good news for active-duty wounded warriors.
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Photo: Front and back view of a Purple Heart Medal

The Purple Heart is awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in action, but that wasn’t always its purpose, nor was that always its name.
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Robert Powers, founder of the American 300 Foundation, was honored as the Coast Guard’s 2014 Spirit of Hope recipient.
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Duty, Honor, Country. For service members, those three words define what they ought to be, can be, and will be.
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For the last 27 years, the streets of D.C. have erupted with the roar of countless engines as the city is flooded with motorcyclists on Memorial Day weekend.
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