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A-10 Pilot saves six Marines earning him the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — It was October 2008 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. A Marine had been shot twice in the arm, another in the helmet and the Marine Special Operations Team had three of their weapons damaged by fire. 617 more words

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Boy, Enlisted

Especially when you’re young, life’s extraordinary events, challenges, tragedies, and triumphs become indelibly engraved in the halls of memory.

My father spent years not talking about his experience in World War II. 625 more words


Duo Looks To Locate Former Marine, Return Acquired Box Of Military Keepsakes

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — The owners of a box of trinkets and mementos that belonged to a former US marine, originally won from a storage facility auction, are attempting to track the former owner down to return it. 158 more words


#MilitaryMonday: Showing What Cannot Be Spoken

Wars end, soldiers return. Uniforms are folded and pictures placed on the mantle. And though new lives begin, veterans carry their service with them long after they return home. 928 more words


US Marines, special forces to provide on the ground security

Image Credits: tpsdave, Pixabay

The US Secret Service is leaving
nothing to chance as they prepare a foolproof security mechanism for President Barack Obama during his visit to India later this month. 106 more words


Militaries around the world wish you a Merry Christmas

Christmas is finally here.

And that means we’ve been barraged from all sides with seasons greetings for the past several weeks, from friends and family as well as politicians, companies, and other public figures. 356 more words