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10-year anniversary of Baghdad fall to U.S. forces

A U.S. Marine watches as a statue of Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein falls in central Baghdad April 9, 2003. story by: Diaa Hadid and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, The Associated Press photo courtesy of: lexfridman.com Ten years ago, a statue fell in Baghdad’s Firdous … Continue reading

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A new ‘greatest generation’

Staff Sgt. Shannon Kay directs his men after being wounded in a car bomb blast Dec. 11, 2004, in Mosul, Iraq. Kay later received the Silver Star. Iraq heroes emerge, determined to share stories of the fallen story by: Michelle Tan … Continue reading

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Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle fatally shot at Texas shooting range

story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: Foxnews.com Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL credited with the largest number of confirmed kills, was one of two people fatally shot at a North Texas shooting range Saturday, Texas Highway Patrol confirmed … Continue reading

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Double arm transplant veteran Brendan Marrocco looking forward to swimming, driving

story by: CBS/AP photo courtesy of: Gail Burton, AP A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing says he looks forward to driving and swimming with his new arms. Twenty-six-year-old Brendan Marrocco spoke at a news … Continue reading

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Retired CENTCOM chief Schwarzkopf, 78, dies

story by: Lolita C. Baldor and Mitch Stacy – The Associated Press photo courtesy of: Greg Gibson / The Associated Press Truth is, retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf didn’t care much for his popular “Stormin’ Norman” nickname. The seemingly no-nonsense … 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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Amputee EOD tech tackles Africa’s tallest peak

story by: Gina Harkins photo courtesy of: The Hero’s Project A Marine has reached the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain just 18 months after losing his legs to an improvised explosive device — and he did it at the pace … Continue reading

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