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(Aronda Smith.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Area War Veterans Applaud US Military Decision to Allow Women in Combat

US defense secretary Leon Panetta was expected to announce today that American women will be allowed by policy onto the front lines of combat. Local vetarans, including Aronda Smith, think it’s a good move.

01/24/2013

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Bensalem, Pa. ”Salute To Veterans” is Saturday

It’ll a “welcome home” to those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, a big thank-you to veterans of past wars, and a solemn remembrance of those who gave their lives for their country.

05/18/2012

(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)

Part 1: The ‘Signature Injury’ of This War

An estimated 12 to 20 percent of veterans returning from “Operation Enduring Freedom” will have traumatic brain injury, TBI.

06/03/2011