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Stranger Shows Woman in Uniform Appreciation with a Lovin’ Moment

It's always nice to hear when strangers do small favors for our men in women in uniform. You often hear stories about them buying breakfast for them, or other minor things to brighten their day. One stranger, however, gave up something a little more valuable for this woman in uniform.

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Stacey McAdams
Stacey McAdams
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Central New York Woman Thanks Military For Service By Buying Them Lunch

A local woman wanted to thank the soldiers in the United States Army for their service so she decided to to treat them to lunch at Moe's.

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‘Cell Phones for Soldiers’ Gives Troops Free Calls Home

One of the most important things for a soldier deployed overseas is constant contact and communication with their family and loved ones. It may be the only relief they have from the stress and trauma of being in combat or in difficult situations. That is why Senator Joe Griffo and AT&T are teaming up with "Cell Phones for Soldiers."

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Staff Sgt. Marlana Watson Will Receive The New York State Medal Of Valor

A member of the Army National Guard is being awarded New York state's highest military award for heroism. Staff Sgt. Marlana won the award for coming to the aid of two teenagers who were shot on a Syracuse street last fall.

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Soldiers Of Reddit Explain Things They Wish They Had Known Before Joining The Military

On the website Reddit a question was asked on the board called "Ask Reddit." The question was directed towards soldiers, veterans, and anyone who has served our military. The question was "what is something you wish you had known before joining the military?". Here's some of the top answers. 

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Joshua Risher
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Returning Soldier Surprises Daughters By Dressing as Santa During School Show

It's always nice to see family during the holidays, especially when you're not expecting it.

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Prayers For Jenna
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More Charges After Jenna Hinman’s Family Speaks

Jenna Hinman's parents are speaking out, after Jenna' widower Brandon Hinman was arrested on felony check fraud and grand larceny charges.

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Brandon Hinman
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Ft Drum Sgt Who Lost His Wife Jenna Hinman Arrested on Check Fraud

The story that broke America's heart has taken a turn. Brandon Himan, the Ft Drum Sgt who lost his wife, Jenna Hinman in May, after a two month battle with a rare pregnancy related cancer, has been arrested for check fraud.

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Ryan Lasher
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Oneida Family Creates ‘The Lasher Project’ To Keep Fallen Marine’s Memory Alive

LCpl Jeremy Lasher may be gone, but he's not forgotten. The Oneida Marine was killed by an IED in Afghanistan in 2009, but his family is keeping his memory alive with the 'For Our Heroes: The LCPL Lasher Project.'

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Remembering ‘D-Day’ 70 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]

What has been called, "The Longest Day", D-Day, the Allied invasion to liberate Western Europe from Nazi control took place on this day, June 6, 1944. My father was in the U.S. Cavalry during World War II and arrived in France after the battle of Normandy, but was later called up for the "Battle Of The Bulge".

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9 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day

The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.

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Brandon Hinman
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Ft Drum Soldier Ordered Back to Wife’s Hospital Bedside

After one day at Ft Drum, SGT Brandon Hinman has been ordered back to his wife Jenna's bedside. He's been with his family since Jenna gave birth prematurely, to their twin daughters and began her fight from a rare pregnancy related cancer. The military extended Brandon's leave so he'll be able to continue devoting all of his time and energy to Jenna and their twin girls.

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