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Toby Keith USO Tour
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Toby Keith Visits Troops in Philippines, Guam and Hawaii on USO Tour – Pictures

Toby Keith is a proud American -- no one can dare argue that. His love for the country goes far, and takes care to visit the troops who are serving the nation as often as he can. The 'Red Solo Cup' singer recently visited servicemen and women and their families on his three-country, 10-day USO tour, which began April 28 and runs through May 7.

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Nominate A Soldier To Be WYRK’s Hometown Hero

I think it's pretty sad when we know the most ridiculous facts about our favorite athletes, singers and celebrities -- but really don't know much about the people who are giving us the freedom to enjoy such luxuries.

I also think that it's time we begin to give the soldiers who are currently fighting or have fought in the past some recognition.

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Recognizing Heroes

Each year we’re amazed at the acts of heroism performed by first responders and those acts never go unrecognized. There’s a local organization that recognizes Western New York heroes and I’m sure the Lockport police officers who risked their lives saving the life of a man in his burning house will be considered.

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Did TSA Go Too Far on Disabled Marine?

I've been saying for years that military, both active and retired, should have a separate lane or station at airports and bus stations for screening. I saw this story this morning and it got under my skin.

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Marines Killed In Training Excercise

It happened at a military ammunition depot in Hawthorne, Nevada, Monday night (March 18). An explosion killed seven Marines and injured several others.

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A Collection of Dogs Reuniting With Veterans Returning From War — Daily Distraction

By now you've probably seen at least one video of a soldier or Marine returning home and seeing his dog for the first time. It's one of the things the Internet does that really, genuinely tugs at your heartstrings.

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Kellie Pickler Honors Deployed Servicewomen With Ladies Night Goodies

Servicewomen in the Middle East had an extra special Valentine's Day this year, thanks to goodwill efforts of country's own Kellie Pickler.

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Bradley Cooper To Make Movie About Navy Seal Chris Kyle

It looks like a movie is in the works that will tell the story of Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who was killed a week ago at a

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Women Train to Become U.S. Marines
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Women Will Soon Be Allowed to Serve in Ground Combat

For the first time, women in the armed forces will be moved into combat roles. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will make the official announcement Thursday.

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A Military-Homecoming Montage to Raise Your Spirits — Daily Distraction

It's one of the most heartwarming, sob-inducing sights you'll see on the Internet: the soldier returning home from overseas, surprising his or her child. It never gets old, one of the genuine feel-good moments the Internet lets us see.

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General Norman Schwartzkopf Dies at 78

According to Fox News, General Norman Schwartzkopf has died.  He was best known as the commander of the U.S. led coalition that drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait in 1991.  He was 78 years old. 

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10 Heartwarming Holiday Soldier Homecomings

The Christmas season is the happiest time of year. We get to spend extra time with our family and friends, and there are endless supplies of cookies. While these few weeks are filled with tons of cheer, it's also the sappiest time of year, especially in the good ol' USA. It's the ideal time for overseas military men to surprise their loved ones, and of course, create tearjerker alert YouTube videos of it all.

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