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Brotherly Love: Soothing A Soldier’s Hands

That was the beginning of what Trish calls A Soldier’s Hands. She and an army of volunteers wrap donated hand creams, lip balms, candy. Everything goes in a colorful bag and is tied with a bow. Every gift also comes with a letter. She gets hundreds written by school children.

10/08/2013

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Explosion In Boathouse At New Jersey Navy Base Injures 8

The U.S. Navy says an explosion during boat maintenance at a New Jersey base has injured eight sailors and civilian employees—one of them seriously.

08/20/2013

(US Navy petty officer Coryann Manwaring tends to a wounded American soldier who had just arrived in the trauma ward at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.   Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NJ Man Taking Break From Job To Help Injured Soldiers With R&R

A Mount Laurel man is taking a break from his job in order to volunteer to help injured veterans.

06/23/2013

Neighbors line the streets in Bridesburg for the annual Memorial Day Parade. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fallen War Vets Honored At Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Several streets in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia were lined with people and filled with marchers for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade.

05/27/2013

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ANC Explorer App

ANC Explorer lets you explore Arlington’s history and search for gravesites and other points of interest by name, location and date of birth or death.

12/21/2012

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Burn Resistant Makeup For Soldiers Presented At Conference In Philadelphia

A new makeup has been designed to protect soldiers from burns when a roadside bomb explodes.

08/22/2012

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Philadelphia Agency Provides U.S. Troops Overseas With Holiday Meals

Thousands of U.S. troops are away from home this holiday weekend, but that doesn’t mean they’re missing out on the traditional holiday meals.

04/07/2012

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Soldier’s Arrest In Wilmington Murder Heightens Awareness For Troubled Vets

The murder of a Wilmington woman allegedly committed this week by a decorated Afghanistan war veteran is raising awareness about the need for families who see signs of trouble in returning loved ones to get them help.

12/21/2011

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National Constitution Center, Eagles Partner Up In New Program Supporting U.S. Soldiers Overseas

The National Constitution Center and the Philadelphia Eagles are partnering on a Soldier Mail Call program aimed at encouraging and supporting U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, a spokesperson announced Friday.

11/04/2011

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President Obama: All Troops To Leave Iraq By End Of The Year

President Obama on Friday declared an end to the war in Iraq and announced all U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year.

10/21/2011

Soldiers At Fort Dix Learn More About IEDs Using Computer-Generated Imagery

On this day before the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. by Al-Qaeda, members of our nation’s armed forces continue their deployment training at Fort Dix.

09/10/2011

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Hundreds Gather In Avalon, Cape May County To Remember Fallen Soldiers

Hundreds gathered in Avalon, Cape May County to remember our fallen soldiers and those still in combat.

05/30/2011

Art Of The American Soldier

It is a powerful and moving exhibit of paintings and sketches by soldiers, of soldiers, in the line of duty. For more information on the “Art of the American Soldier” exhibit at the National Constitution […]

02/16/2011

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