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Video of Army vet confronting man at mall goes viral

A veteran of Afghanistan confronts a man he believes is impersonating a veteran in a video that has gone viral.

Wednesday - 12/03/2014, 12:19pm EST

Tags: Army Ranger, YouTube, Afghanistan War, impersonation

Treats-4-Troops collecting leftover Halloween candy for soldiers

MoverMoms is once again collecting leftover Halloween treats to send the candy and snacks to U.S. troops serving overseas.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: Treats-4-Troops, candy, Halloween, MoverMoms, Bob Madigan, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, troops


2 Ft. Eustis soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Army says two soldiers based at Fort Eustis in Virginia have been killed in Afghanistan.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:20pm EDT

Tags: Fort Eustis, Afghanistan War, Army

Va. soldier killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from Virginia has died in Afghanistan from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 04:16pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan War, IED, war deaths

Vets fume over Walter Reed furloughs

First air traffic controllers. Then the Capital Police. Now staffers at Walter Reed are getting furlough notices and that has one veterans groups fuming that care could suffer for injured troops returning from Afghanistan.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:54pm EDT

Tags: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, sequestration, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Army copter pilot from Va. killed in Afghanistan

An Army helicopter pilot from northern Virginia is one of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan by enemy fire.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:39pm EDT

Tags: Afghanistan War, Army, helicopter

Daunting task: Saving the life of a hero at Walter Reed

Imagine showing up for work each day with this task: Trying to save the life of a hero. The chief of surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center talks with WTOP about the daunting duty.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 09:04am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, darci marchese, Philip Perdue, wounded warriors