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Paratroopers de-plane from their year-long tour in Iraq with the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division July 30, 2010 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

As Army Shrinks, Young Officers Being Pushed Out

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.


File photo of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, right. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Army Gen. Sinclair Defers Plea At Hearing On Sex Charges

An Army general brought back from Afghanistan to face court-martial on a series of sexual misconduct charges deferred entering a plea Tuesday.

CBS Charlotte–01/22/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.


Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.


Screen shot of Daniel Rodriguez working out. (credit: YouTube)

Purple Heart Recipient Joining Clemson’s Football Team

Daniel Rodriguez is about to fulfill a dream, and more importantly to him, keep a promise to a brother-in-arms.


Obama Addresses The Nation