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From left, Rear Adm. Paul Zukunft of the Coast Guard, Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III of the Air Force, Vice Adm. Michael Vitale of the Navy, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling of the Marine Corps, and Maj. Gen. Karl Horst of the Army throw out first pitches Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," changes the guard as the body of former Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, lies in honor in the Memorial Amphitheater Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. He died on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at his West Virginia home at age 110. Mr. Buckles enlisted in the Army on Aug. 14, 1917, at the age of 16; he was discharged in 1920. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Members of the U.S. Air Force and tourists pass by the casket of former Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, as his body lies in honor in the Memorial Amphitheater Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Mr. Buckles died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2011, at his West Virginia home at age 110. Mr. Buckles enlisted in the Army on Aug. 14, 1917, at the age of 16; he was discharged in 1920. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned Sunday from the post he'd held since May 2009, after causing a stir by describing the Army's treatment of the suspected WikiLeaks leaker as "ridiculous" and "stupid." (Associated Press)

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Egyptian protesters pray as the army blocked the entrence to Ettehadyya Presidential Palace in Cairo by barbed wire Friday, Feb. 11, 2011. The Egyptian government announced later Friday that President Hosni Mubarak has resigned. (AP Photo)

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Anti-government demonstrators hand over to the the army a man, center, they suspect to be a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo's Tahrir Square Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Victoria Hazou)

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In this Nov. 20, 2010 photo, NBC football analyst and former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy, left, works with Dan Patrick on the sidelines during halftime of the Army/Notre Dame NCAA college football game at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, Army Spc. Matthew Burt, 25, of Titusville, Pa., with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment known as "The Old Guard," places flags on the graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Three people were buried in the wrong graves at the cemetery, the Army said Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, as it followed up an investigation into bookkeeping problems and burial mix-ups at one of the nation's most hallowed grounds.

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Thai Prime Minsiter Abhisit Vejjajiva (front left) and the Army's commander in chief, Gen. Anupong Paochinda, leave a meeting of top officials Dec. 16, 2009, on the country's internal security.

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GLASS HALF FULL: Optimism is high that Army Gen. David H. Petraeus will be confirmed in the next few days as commander of allied forces in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Adam Gadahn, the American-born al Qaeda spokesman seen in these undated file photos released by the FBI, called on Muslims serving in the U.S. armed forces to emulate the Army major charged with killing 13 people in Fort Hood. (AP Photo/FBI-released photos, File)

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Bangladeshi civilians and the army take part Friday in a funeral of victims of the mutiny Wednesday in Dhaka, when a fierce gunbattle broke out inside the headquarters of Bangladesh's border security force - a mutiny by guards against their officers. (Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va., the last active fort in the country with a moat, was a mecca for fugitive slaves during the Civil War, and historians want to honor its role when the Army returns it to Virginia's control. (Associated Press)