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Photo Friday: “Operation Eagle Mountain”

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Nickolas Aloi provides security for other soldiers as his military working dog looks on during Operation Eagle Mountain in Didar, Afghanistan, April 14, 2012. Aloi is assigned to Company B, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry … Continue reading

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Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha Official Citation

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, March 3, 1863, has awarded in the name of Congress the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha United States Army For conspicuous gallantry and … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “We see you!”

KAJAKI, Afghanistan -€“ Three Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, stack up behind each other to view a suspicious compound during a patrol, May 27, 2012. The Marines cleared Zamindawar, disrupting the insurgents leadership and logistics chain. photo courtesy … Continue reading

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Running for 237 fallen Marines: “the least I can do”

story by: Lance Cpl. Scott Whiting photo courtesy of: Capt. Jason Dequenne CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – The Marine Corps is turning 237 years old this year. Marines honor the enriched history of the Corps in many different ways to show … Continue reading

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Silver Star recipient recalls Marjah attack

story by: Dan Lamothe photo courtesy of: USMC Pinned down in a canal under fire and without working radios, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole made a decision: He would face the Taliban with an M240B machine gun. His patrol, consisting of … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “240 Paratrooper”

A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team fires an M240B medium machine gun at insurgent forces June 15, 2012, in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan. photo courtesy of: Sgt. Mike MacLeod, USA

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Georgia Marine awarded Silver Star for heroic actions in Afghanistan

story by: Cpl. Jeff Drew photo courtesy of: Cpl. Jeff Drew He watched as five Marines beside him dropped, struck by the sheer force of insurgent machine gun fire. Within seconds, Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Cole joined his brothers as a three-round … Continue reading

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