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President Obama Thanks Troops At New Jersey Military Base

Addressing a packed aircraft hangar, President Barack Obama gave troops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst a holiday thank you.

12/15/2014

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Brotherly Love: Sending Philadelphia To The Troops

If you’re going to get presents overseas by Christmas, you have to start early! So a couple hundred of Lower Merion School District students, military members, and volunteers hurried to Kelly’s Taproom in Bryn Mawr to pack presents for Pennsylvania and New Jersey soldiers in Afghanistan and east Africa.

12/03/2014

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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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Local Businesses Asked To Participate In Fundraiser To Support Marines Abroad

“And the money will all go towards our Merry Christmas mission where we send Christmas and Hanukkah to our Marines in Afghanistan. That’s a huge $500,000 mission,” organizer Patty Lewis said.

10/27/2011

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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

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