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After getting kicked out of Nirvana, this musician joined the Army

When Jason Everman was patrolling the mountains of Iraq and Afghanistan, few knew that the mild-mannered special forces soldier used to play with one of the biggest bands in music history, Nirvana. 371 more words

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Veteran says club drug helped him kick PTSD

One young veteran in a recent Reddit AMA shared the alternative way he has gotten beyond his post-traumatic stress disorder: MDMA.

Retired Army Sergeant Tony Macie hit Reddit to publicize his participation in a clinical therapy session involving MDMA. 335 more words

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Craig Morgan Prepares For 11th Tour With Troops

Craig Morgan will be spending his year traveling from Afghanistan to Africa. The singer recently announced his 11th overseas tour to visit and perform for the men and women serving in the military. 153 more words

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Vet asked to leave Pizza Hut after manager thinks his USMC patches are gang symbols

(Clarification: The featured image is not a picture of the Marine in the story.)

A Facebook user writing under the pseudonym Rick Libertas Semper claims that he was discriminated against at a Wisconsin area Pizza Hut for wearing military patches on a leather jacket. 406 more words

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Bonney Lake Native To Receive Medal Of Honor

Former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, a 27-year-old native of Bonney Lake, will be awarded the nation’s highest military honor on May 13th for putting his own life at risk to save fellow service members during an ambush in Afghanistan. 178 more words

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Former Army sergeant and hero to receive Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan. 417 more words

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While other world superpowers bulk up their military, we're slashing ours

While the United States looks to cut its military budget, other world superpowers are doing the exact opposite.

Defense spending has fallen for the second year in a row, while both Russia and China are increasing their military budgets, … 129 more words

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