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A veteran, a dog and a lifesaving story

Capt. Jason Haag, a medically retired United States Marine Corps veteran, bravely served three tours of duty overseas. But when he returned home to Fredericksburg, Va., from his last deployment in 2011, he found himself unable to leave his basement for almost two years. That is, until he met Axel

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Katy Nelson, K9s for Warriors, Capt. Jason Haag, Dr. Pawz

'Salute to Service' to offer service members benefits info

A one-stop event at Nationals Park Saturday is expected to attract at least 500 combat service members, veterans and their families.

Friday - 09/13/2013, 12:41pm EDT

Tags: Nationals Park

The Greatest Generation remembers World War II

Veterans and their families gathered Monday at the World War II Memorial for the 68th anniversary of Victory Over Japan Day, which commemorates the day Japan surrendered to the U.S. in 1945.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 03:01pm EDT

Tags: World War II, World War II memorial, Hank Silverberg,

Healing vets' PTSD with transcendental meditation

Thousands of veterans are finding transcendental meditation, or TM, as the answer to relieving their PTSD symptoms without losing independence.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 07:42am EDT

Tags: meditation, transcendental meditation, David George, Veterans Affairs, PTSD, David Lynch Foundation, megan cloherty

Forgetful flyers are actually helping veterans

Hurried and stressed, passengers leave behind heaps of clothing at the security checkpoint. Those clothes are now being used toward a good cause.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:47am EDT

Tags: Reagan National Airport, Vietnam Veterans of America, clothes for vets, andrew mollenbeck, tsa, Robert Allison

In Bowie, turning foreclosures into housing for vets

It's a triple punch: Find veterans affordable homes, fill foreclosed homes and improve the community.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: megan cloherty, Bowie, Md., affordable housing, OpenDoor Housing Fund, Frederick Robinson, Jerry Konohia

Court refuses to revive military sex assault suit

A federal appeals court in Virginia has refused to revive a lawsuit against two former defense secretaries by 28 military members and veterans who said they were victims of sexual assault.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 08:39pm EDT

Tags: federal appeals court, military sexual assault, defense secretary,

Dr. Pawz: Raising funds for veteran service dogs

On Sunday July 21, Dogtopia, a national dog day care franchise, hosted its 9th Annual Charity Dog Wash to benefit service dogs for veterans who work year-round.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: Dr. Pawz, Katy Nelson, pets, dogs, service dogs, Dogtopia

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