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Sources: Marine Kyle Carpenter will receive MoH for heroism in Afghanistan

This photo from March 2011 shows Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, getting support from his fiance Jordan Gleaton, in the state senate chambers, where Sen. Jake Knotts, R-Lexington, presented a proclamation honoring the injured serviceman. story by: Hope Hodge Seck photo … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Machine Gun Security”

A Marine with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, provides security during a clearing operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Dec. 21, 2013. The company established temporary patrol bases and conducted dismounted patrols during a three day operation to build … Continue reading

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Afghan war vet presented with Medal of Honor

Capt. William Swenson sits in Task Force Chosin mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle while conducting a shura, or Muslim consultation, in October 2009. story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: US Army William D. Swenson was awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday for … Continue reading

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Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awards U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., Aug. 26. Visit www.army.mil/medalofhonor/carter/index.htmlto learn more about Staff Sgt. Carter and to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Marine’s Best Friend”

Lance Cpl. Joseph Nunez from Burbank, Calif., interacts with Viky, a U.S. Marine Corps improvised explosive device detection dog, after searching a compound while conducting counter-insurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, July 17, 2013. The Marines of Fox Company, 2nd … Continue reading

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Reluctant Marine hero awarded Silver Star

    Former Marine Sgt. Matthew Woodall receives the Silver Star from Maj. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson Friday at Camp Pendleton. story by: Jeanette Steele photo courtesy of: Howard Lipin A reluctant hero received the nation’s third-highest combat award at Camp Pendleton Friday. … Continue reading

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Staff sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, part of the White Platoon fire team, 8-1 Cavalry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, provides overwatch on a road near Dahla Dam, Afghanistan last July. story by: Michelle Tan  photo courtesy of: armytimes.com … Continue reading

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