It's not always about winning for wife of Carson soldier

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Varinia Herrera, right, with host GeNienne Samuels at the Army-wide finals round of Operation Rising Star, an "American Idol"-like singing competition open to soldiers and their adult dependants, in 2011. (Courtesy of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Tim Hipps) Photo by
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