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Photo Friday: “Ranger File”

U.S. Army Rangers, assigned to 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment, prepare for extraction from their objective during Task Force Training on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014. Rangers constantly train to maintain their tactical proficiency. photo courtesy of: Spc. Steven … 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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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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Photo Friday: “Fight for the Korengal”

US Army Specialist Kingsley (L), of 2nd Platoon, Baker Company, 2-12 Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, fires on enemy positions as Private First Class Kicklighter (R) ducks behind his machine gun during an ambush at the … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Ike and his boys”

In honor of the this being the 69th anniversary of D-Day, I thought it would be fitting to feature one of the most iconic images from that day as the subject of this week’s Photo Friday! Eisenhower speaking to Easy … Continue reading

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D-Day soldier’s bracelet recovered, returned to family

Linda Orlando of Bellefonte, Del., whose father, Leon Truitt, carried her baby shoes with him during the D-Day invasion, holds the recently returned silver sweetheart bracelet her mother gave her father when he left to serve in World War II. … Continue reading

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