What Happens to America's Soldiers When the Battles are Over?

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Today, President Bush laid the traditional wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery and thanked 25 million veterans of World Wars I and II, Korea and Vietnam for their service to their country. The President says his latest budget contains the largest increase ever for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Yet many veterans say they aren-t getting the benefits they deserve. On this Veterans' Day, we hear about veterans' concerns from the founder of a Gulf War veterans' organization, journalists who write about issues of interest to military personnel and their families, a national security expert from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and an Army veteran who recently lost his leg in Iraq.
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President Bush honors US veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

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