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Invisible wounds: Couple struggles with scars of war

Not all wounds are visible. A local couple opens up about the physical and mental effects of war.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 08:54am EDT

Tags: darci marchese, war, ptsd, Veterans

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Md. man writes song dedicated to his service dog-in-training

A local man penned a song for the dogs and it's helping veterans in need.

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 08:03am EDT

Tags: Ellicott City, Md., Hero Dogs, Veterans

Chair of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee weighs in on VA hospital deaths

Dozens of U.S. veterans have died while waiting for care at veterans hospitals around the country, according to a CNN report, and the chair of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee says the department's head should be held accountable if the reports are verified.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 10:27am EDT

Tags: Jeff Miller, Phoenix VA, VA hospitals, Veteran affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs, of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, Eric K. Shinseki, Veterans, CNN

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4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:17am EDT

Tags: Veterans, service dogs, maryland prison

Many Iraq, Afghanistan veterans' battle scars hidden

Most of the wounded veterans from those wars were not hurt during combat. Their injuries can also be quite serious, even if they don't receive the same attention as the more visible wounds from guns, grenades and roadside bombs.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 05:31am EDT

Tags: Rajiv Chandrasekaran, wounded veterans, Veterans

Advocates raise call for veterans suicide prevention policy

Suicide among veterans is a growing national problem, but many advocates say despite efforts to put bipartisan issues through Congress, little policy has been pushed forward to help vets at risk.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 07:24am EDT

Tags: Veterans, megan cloherty, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Tom Tarantino

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Car show opens to benefit wounded servicemembers

The 5th Annual Car Show and Swap Meet opens this weekend and will benefit wounded servicemembers and their families in the D.C. area.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 07:54pm EST

Tags: cars, D.C. National Guard Armory, muscle cars, thomas warren, wounded warriors, Veterans

Veterans use holiday to help homeless vets

Former and current members of the military helped feed homeless veterans at Miriam's Kitchen Monday.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 02:02pm EST

Tags: Veterans, Veterans Day, homeless, volunteers, Nick Iannelli, Miriams Kitchen

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