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Aggies Name Training Ship for D-Day Hero

On the 68th anniversary of D-Day, the name of a Texan who led a battalion of army rangers up the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, France, and saved the day at Omaha Beach is now painted on the bow of Texas A&M University at Galveston's new training ship.

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via Department of Veterans Affairs
via Department of Veterans Affairs
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Money Managers Stealing from Disabled Vets

It's difficult to believe that anyone would steal from someone unable to stop them, but there are people who get themselves appointed to manage a disabled veteran's money and disability benefits, and then spend that never-ending flow of money on themselves.

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John Moore, Getty Images
John Moore, Getty Images
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US Postal Service to Stop Shipping Electronics to Troops Overseas

In an announcement made earlier this month, the US Postal Service told customers that as of May 16, they will no longer ship electronics like iPads, Kindles, smartphones and other devices containing lithium batteries overseas.

This means that people who want to ship electronics to troops serving abroad will have to pay a premium to go through private shipping services.

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Neighbors Upset by Discarded Rocket Launcher

Well I guess.  What would you think if you saw a shoulder mounted military rocket launcher in your neighbor's trash?  I think I would call the police, and that's exactly what happened in Kingwood, just north of Houston.

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via Texas A&M University
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A&M Picks First Black Corps of Cadets Commander

Nearly half a century after African-Americans were admitted to predominantly white Texas A&M University, a black student has finally reached the pinnacle of one of its signature organizations.

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Former Navy SEAL Honors Fallen Comrade With Touching Gesture

In one of the most poignant ways of honoring a fallen comrade we’ve ever seen, former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recently went to a Newtown, CT, pub and offered to pay the owner enough money to buy a random person a pint of Guinness every hour for the entire day.

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via flickr/Will Folsom
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Colleges Feel Pinch of Free Tuition for Vets

Did you know that Texas allows military veterans to go to college tuition free?  It's true.  It's the law. So many people are taking advantage of this law to attend college that it's putting colleges and universities in a serious financial bind.

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via Mark Wilson, Getty Images
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Was Osama Bin Laden Really Buried At Sea?

That's what we were told.  The "official" story is that the founder and leader of Al Qaeda was given a burial at sea, only a few hours after commandos from the US Navy's SEAL Team 6 killed him in his home in Pakistan.

But there are now reports that it may not have happened that way.  You be the judge.

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