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US rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

Derek Anderson, a 32-year-old rescue specialist with the U.S. Air Force based in Okinawa, Japan, said the dozen boys, ranging in age from 11 to 16, and their coach, who were trapped for more than two weeks before being rescued this week, were "incredibly resilient."
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July 4th Festival event salutes vets, showcases need for service dogs

The event sheds light on the work these dogs do for veterans and the need for more volunteers and funding to expand these programs.

Holly Ridge VFW gets facelift ahead Independence Day

Just in time for the Forth of July, the Holly Ridge VFW is getting a facelift!
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‘He seemed happier’: Stories shared to bring attention to veteran suicides

Recently, the suicides of two celebrities made headlines in the news and on social media. For some, they raise the question: why don't we hear more about the number of veterans who commit suicide?

Marine Corps weighs wooing older members for new cyber force

The head of the Marine Corps says it's time the U.S. military branch known for its fierce, young warriors becomes a little more mature.
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U.S. troops mark D-Day anniversary in France

U.S. and other allied troops have joined veterans of theĀ D-Day invasionĀ and families of fallen soldiers to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that change the course of World War II.
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Melania Trump makes appearance after 24 days out of sight

First lady Melania Trump attended a White House event honoring Gold Star families on Monday in her first appearance in more than three weeks after a kidney procedure.
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Deployed soldier dad says ‘no way I was going to miss’ son’s graduation

Tyler Solomon walked up to his graduation stage like the rest of the 336 fellow students to receive a diploma.

Powerful image shows Braves fan holding umbrella for Marine Corps JROTC member

A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

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