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US Army Commemorates 240th Anniversary With Mt Vernon Ceremonies
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Federal Appeals Court Overturns ‘Stolen Valor’ Conviction

On Monday, a federal appeals court overturned a veteran's "Stolen Valor" conviction, ruling that wearing unearned military medals was protected by the First Amendment.

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Submitted by Stacy Gellner
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Meet Local Veterans Who Have Proudly Served Their Country [PHOTOS]

Veterans day is Wednesday, November 11, 2015. As a way to honor our local veterans and their families who sacrifice so much for all of us, we are asking you to share pictures of your friends and family who have served their country.

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Best Veterans Day Deals and Freebies in Wichita Falls (2015)

Here are some of the best deals and freebies for military members in the Wichita Falls area.

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Photo credit: Lenco Armored Vehicles
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Retired Marine Warns of Homeland Security Build-Up [VIDEO]

Retired Marine officer warns of build up of a 'domestic army'

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What Is Yoga Helping US Military Soldiers Fight Against?

Yoga. Whether you can’t get enough of it or can’t get away from it, there’s no denying its peaceful approach to connecting one’s body and mind. Who’d have thought that this practice is now more and more becoming the method of choice for relieving PTSD symptoms in US soldiers?

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David McNew, Getty Images
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Former Marine Can’t Stop Sending Spam to Troops Overseas

Most of us get annoyed when we receive spam, but one Maryland man has spent countless hours and money sending Spam to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan so they can have a little bit of home while they’re away.

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Can Electricity Shock Your Brain Into Learning Faster? It Works for the Air Force

One of the toughest things to teach Air Force pilots who guide unmanned attack drones is how to accurately spot targets in complex radar images. Researchers, however, have found a way to cut that lengthy training time in half.

Delivering a mild electrical current to pilots’ brains through EEG electrodes placed on the scalp — a process called transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) — can accelerate learning and improve pilot accuracy. In addition, that accuracy is sustained for up to 40 minutes, whereas it otherwise typically declines after 20 minutes.

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Which College Is the Best for Military Veterans?

A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.

Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania at number four and University of South Florida coming in fifth.

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