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US soldiers arrive at the site of a suicide attack. (credit: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Short, Tall Soldiers Face Increased Risk In Depression

Soldiers who are shorter or taller than the average male may have an increased risk for depression compared to other soldiers, a new study finds.

08/05/2014

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Roman Catholics Will Not Be Allowed To Carry Guns In Church

Roman Catholics will not be allowed to carry guns in church with a few exceptions.

05/03/2014

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Lt. Alejandro Villanueva: “This Is An Unfamiliar Process For Me”

Former offensive tackle turned wide receiver Lt. Alejandro Villanueva joins Jason to discuss his desire to play in the NFL after serving three tours in Afghanistan. He discusses the process of trying to get to […]

92.9 The Game–04/17/2014

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Rashad Richey Asks: What Are We Doing Here?

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE? As tensions increase with the Russia / Ukraine saga we find ourselves in the midst of a diplomatic and possible military quandry. Russia is promising not to invade Ukraine, but […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2014

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Ga. Soldier Faces Trial In Death Of Pregnant Wife

An Army soldier already serving a life sentence for two slayings is scheduled to face a court-martial on charges he also killed his pregnant wife at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia.

03/22/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Soldiers IDs In Georgia

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Phenix City woman is charged with stealing soldiers’ identities while working at the Fort Benning hospital in Georgia. Federal prosecutors in Montgomery say Tracy Mitchell is charged with wire fraud […]

02/28/2014

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Military Surprise: Mom Surprises 13 Year Old On Basketball Court

By Rob Hamilton / 92-9 The Game / CBS Sports Atlanta This is one of the best reactions to one of these “military surprises” I’ve yet to come across. Derrick Jenkins, a 13 year old […]

92.9 The Game–01/23/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks alongside people who will benefit from health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act in Washington, DC, October 1, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

What The Federal Government Shutdown Means For Georgia

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)– More than 77,000 executive branch civilian workers in Georgia are now furloughed now that the federal government partially shut down at midnight on Tuesday. Although the government will not halt altogether, this shutdown […]

WAOK-AM–09/30/2013

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Jekyll Island Throwing Beach Party For Military

Country singer Rodney Atkins is headlining a weekend beach party for military families on Jekyll Island.

08/17/2013

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Little Restraint In Military Giveaways

Small-town police departments across the country have been gobbling up tons of equipment discarded by a downsizing military — bicycles, bed sheets, bowling pins, French horns, dog collars, even a colonoscopy machine — regardless of whether the items are needed or will ever be used.

07/31/2013

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