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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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Weekend Box Office — ‘Act of Valor’ Captivates Audiences for a First Place Finish

Americans’ fascination with the Navy SEALs translated to a big opening for ‘Act of Valor,’ which earned $24.7 million and first place at the box office this weekend.

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via Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
via Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
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Houston VA Reaches Out to Vets With Facebook Page

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston has launched its own page on Facebook, in an effort to make it easy for veterans to have easy two-way communication with the VA and keep up with what's going on in the world of veterans' services.

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via flickr/elisebet.freeburg
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Pentagon Changing Regs on Women in Combat

The Pentagon is taking a significant step in the direction of allowing women to fight in combat.  DOD officials say they're not going to assign women to infantry combat units, but they will change the rules and allow women to serve in support jobs closer to the front lines.

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via Mark Wilson, Getty Images
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Catholics Ready for War Over Obama Care

Leaders of American Catholics are threatening to challenge the Obama administration over a provision of the new health care law that would require all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control.

Observers say this issue could decide the presidential elections.

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via flickr/gwimages
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Grave Markers Misplaced at Houston National Cemetery

What is going on at the Department of Veterans Affairs - the VA?  Can't they do anything right?  The VA is admitting to what it calls "burial mix-ups" at VA cemeteries in six states, including Texas.

Unfortunately, the Houston VA Cemetery is not the only place where those kinds of "mistakes" are happening.  It's a national problem.

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