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Possible Vaccine for PTSD

A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD

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Should Army Make Rules About What Type of Tattoos Soldiers Can Have? [POLL]

If you're in the United States Army, or planning on enlisting, you'll need to make sure that your "ink" is in check. Some new rules will restrict where soldiers in the Army can have their tattoos. 

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French President Hollande Faces Calls for Parliament Vote on Syria

President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional authorization for a military strike on Syria has sparked calls for the French parliament to get the same privilege.

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Manning Sentenced to 35 Years in WikiLeaks Case

A military judge has sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for giving a trove of military and diplomatic secrets to the website WikiLeaks.

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‘Star Wars’ News: White House Nixes Death Star Plans

For whatever reason, 'Star Wars' fans petitioned the White House wanting the United States to make a Death Star. That the country our the government has no interest in making one is no surprise. But the Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House Office of Management and Budget Paul Shawcross responded to the petition in the nerdiest way possible.

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Drop in Defense Contracts Means Dropping more Local Jobs

For folks who are always calling for defense cuts, do they realize cutting the military budget also means losing local jobs?

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New Bedford Honors Veterans At Annual Veterans Day Parade

The City of New Bedford saluted veterans of all wars Sunday during its annual Veterans Day Parade. 

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New Bedford’s Veteran Of The Year Urges Better Treatment For “Young” Vets Coming Home

New Bedford's 2012 Veteran Of The Year says the nation should be doing a  better job of helping veterans returning from the War Against Terror. 

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Airstrike Kills Al-Qaida’s Number Two Man in Yemen

Reports are coming in that a US airstike has taken the life of another prominent member of Al-Quida.

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