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Retired Marine wounded in Vietnam saw that local kids needed a crossing guard so he's doing it himself -- in uniform

Retired Cpl. Lewis Alston, a Vietnam vet, saw a kid running into traffic, having to dodge cars like Frogger to get to school and so he decided that something needed to be done about that. 234 more words

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Marine goes to restaurant and gets warned it's not a safe place for whites, leaves with "life-threatening injuries"

The police chief of West Point, in northern Mississippi, said one man was arrested Monday and more arrests are expected in a weekend assault that hospitalized a 32-year-old former Marine. 601 more words

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Active shooter on base at Fort Lee -- UPDATED

Military officials have reported that there is currently an active shooter at Fort Lee, an Army base in Virginia. The official installation Facebook page sent out a notice about the incident… 82 more words

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Check out the intense rigor U.S. Navy SEALs go through to train -- would you be able to hang?

This video shows the intense process of becoming a Navy SEAL.

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These are some of America’s finest fighting warriors. Watch their training from the time they arrive at Coronado naval base, to when they qualify on the ranges, and fight through “Hell Week”.

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"Homes 4 Our Heroes" project houses homeless vets

“Homes 4 Our Heroes” is a project organized by Whole Man Ministries in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that works towards housing homeless veterans. Two of the volunteers, both veterans who have struggled with homelessness, have found a different sort of shelter by working with the project. 200 more words

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Vet waterboards himself to raise awareness of suicide in the military

Instead of completing the standard ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, one veteran did something a little different in an effort to raise awareness of suicide in the military. 74 more words

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Huge number of military families are struggling for food

25 percent of military homes are struggling to put food on the table, a study shows, and are showing up at food pantries and other charities across the nation. 227 more words

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