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Marines pour resources into mental health care

Marines stressed from repeated tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan are seeking help like never before, and their suicide rate is the highest in the military after doubling in just the past three years. Full story

Online schools market to the military

BusinessWeek: For-profit schools are raking in millions by signing up soldiers as students, in the process they may be taking advantage of the military and the U.S. taxpayer. Full story

Afghanistan: Deadline, timeline or transition?

  Dec. 7: NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and a political panel clarify the words thrown around about President Barack Obama’s plan and the July 2011 date.

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