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Families of Military Suicide Victims Will Now Receive Presidential Condolences

Overturning a policy that has been in place for many years, the Obama administration announced Wednesday it will now send condolence letters to the families of service members who commit suicide.

"This issue is emotional, painful, and complicated," President Barack Obama said in a statement. "But these Americans served our nation bravely ... They didn't die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn't get the help they needed must change."

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Update: Houston Veterans and Families Stand Up For God At National Cemetery

Hundreds of demonstrators waving flags and praying converged on Houston National Cemetery on Independence Day to protest reports of religious censorship of burial services and public events at the cemetery.

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Congressman Wants Houston National Cemetery Director Fired

Several Houston area veterans groups have filed suit against the Department of Veterans Affairs and the director of the Houston National Cemetery. They claim the cemetery director is censoring religious expression during funerals and other ceremonies.  One Houston Congressman wants the director fired.

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Are Marines Preparing to Invade Libya?

Are the Marines heading back to "the shores of Tripoli?"  That depends on whom you ask, and how you interpret the massive landing assault drill involving thousands of marines now underway this week on the east coast.

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U-S Military Developing Miniature Drones the Size of Birds and Insects

It's not science fiction anymore.  Military researchers are shrinking unmanned drones, the kind that fire missiles into Pakistan and spy on insurgents in Afghanistan, down to the size of insects and birds.

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Female General Now in Command at Historic Marine Training Base

It's not your father's Marine Corps anymore.  For the first time in its 96-year history, the famed Marine Corps Basic Training Base at Parris Island, South Carolina has a female General in charge.

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Britain’s Prince Harry Returning to Afghanistan as a Helicopter Pilot

Great Britain's Prince Harry is going back to war in Afghanistan.  The young prince who is third in line to the British throne is a trained and qualified helicopter pilot, so British military chiefs - and his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II - have given him the green light to return to duty against the Taliban.

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West Point Cadet Sues Singer Patti LaBelle Over Airport Beating

A West Point cadet from Houston has filed a lawsuit against soul singer Patti LaBelle, her bodyguards and Bush Intercontinental Airport, claiming  her bodyguards beat him viciously for standing too close to her luggage.

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