30 Sep '12, 5pm

Many Iraq, Afghanistan war #veterans choosing 'second service'

Many Iraq, Afghanistan war #veterans choosing 'second service'

In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Nick Popaditch, a congressional candidate for the 53rd district in Southern California and a United States Marine veteran who suffered serious injuries in Iraq, talks about his candidacy in his office in La Mesa, Calif. AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi RALEIGH, N.C. -- The link between U.S. military service and running for office is as old as the republic itself. It started with George Washington, who famously wrote that, "When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen." During the long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, hundreds of thousands of veterans have come home and laid aside their uniforms. But not all have opted to simply blend back into civilian life. Many have chosen to run for public office. Several dozen veterans - some of them from earlier wars - are vying for U.S. House and Senate seats this year. And many others are se...

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Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing ‘2nd service’

Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing ‘2nd service’

armytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 4pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-many-iraq-afghanistan-vets-choosing-second-service-093012/ Many Iraq, Afghan vets...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

militarytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

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U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

armytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-military-deaths-in-afghanistan-hit-2000-093012/ U.S. military deaths in Afghanist...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

navytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

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U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 v...

marinecorpstimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

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