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Recently widowed, Debbie Venetz receives a Meritorious Service Medal on behalf of her late husband Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz at Fort Bragg in North Carolina in February 2011, just weeks after his death in Afghanistan. The circumsntances of his death would later be called into question. Photo courtesy of Debbie Venetz 	 Courtesy of Debbie Venetz
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A wife takes on Army to restore husband’s honor and acquire his benefits

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August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — In the eight years that her husband deployed repeatedly to Iraq and Afghanistan, she learned to be good at not having him around. So when the knock came to tell her...
United States' Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo, who won silver, celebrates with the American flag during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Matt Slocum/AP Photo

In the end, Army Spc. Paul Chelimo got his Olympic silver medal

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August 22, 2016
 RIO DE JANEIRO — American runner Paul Chelimo won an Olympic silver medal. Or did he? Oh, yes he did. Chelimo, who was born in Kenya but lives in Oregon, finished second in the m

DODEA ushers in its 70th school year

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August 23, 2016
I’d like to welcome all the new and returning students, their families, and staff members as we begin our 2016-2017 school year in the Department of Defense Education Activity...
Marine Lance Cpl. Luis Rosas, left, and Cpl. Ian Burnham, center, receive letters of appreciation from Urasoe police chief Eikatsu Sakihara, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at the Urasoe prefectural police station. Rosas and Burnham were honored for responding to a car crash in April in which they aided passengers, cleared the scene and extinguished a fire in the engine of one of the vehicles. Brittany James/Courtesy U.S. Marine Corps
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Okinawa Marines honored for helping after serious car crash

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August 24, 2016
 CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — On the evening of April 16, Marine Cpl. Ian Burnham and Lance Cpl.

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