Pictured: Eric Schmitt-Matzen
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Army Ranger Turned Santa Says Holding This Dying Child Is The Hardest Thing He’s Ever Done
A former Army Ranger faced the heartbreaking task of meeting a terminally ill child who wanted to see Santa before he died.
A reconnaissance Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires an M1911 .45 caliber pistol during a live-fire range aboard the USS Bataan (LHD 5), at sea, June 19, 2014.
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MARSOC Chooses Glock 19s Over .45s For Raiders
The Marine Corps will replace a weapon chosen in 2012 with a new one found all over the world.
On April 29, 2015, U.S. Army Rangers Staff Sgt. James B. Jones, center, and Sgt. Derek J. Anderson, center-right, were awarded Silver Star medals for their bravery during a Dec. 2, 2014 firefight in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: These Rangers Killed 25 Enemy Fighters And Left No Man Behind
These Army Rangers fought through multiple enemy positions under withering fire, and went through hell to bring their men home.
Sgt. Brian Mahan, Bargersville, Ind., native and assistant team leader with C Company, 2nd Battalion, 152nd Infantry Long Range Surveillance, Indiana National Guard, demonstrates his skills on the AT4.
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Army Looks To Deactivate Long-Range Surveillance Companies
The Army will finalize a decision to deactivate three active-duty and six National Guard Long Range Surveillance companies in the next 60 days.
Staff Sgt. Austin McCall received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his actions on Jan. 5, 2010.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Ranger Who Took A Grenade To The Face And Kept Fighting
Staff Sgt. Austin McCall hit back against a suicide bomber armed with two grenades, and kept fighting to complete his mission.
82nd Airborne Division soldiers during familiarization training of M3 recoilless rifle at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in December 2011.
Gear & Tech
Every Army Infantry Platoon Will Now Be Equipped With The 84mm Recoilless Rifle
The 84mm Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle, a devastating anti-armor system, will soon become a permanent fixture of Army infantry platoons.
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Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Soldier Who Sacrificed Her Life To Protect Countless Others
Army nurse 1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno was killed trying to save others in a suicide bomb attack.
U.S. Army Rangers resting in the vicinity of Pointe du Hoc, which they assaulted in support of "Omaha" Beach landings on "D-Day,"  June 6, 1944.
History
How The Rangers Became The Badass Fighting Force They Are Today
During World War II, Darby’s Rangers embodied the spirit of today’s forces: Rangers lead the way.
Rangers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and a multi-purpose canine paused during a nighttime combat mission in Afghanistan, Feb. 13, 2012. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Brian Kohl/Released)
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An Untold Story From The 75th Ranger Regiment
Read this excerpt from the new book "Violence of Action: The Untold Stories of the 75th Ranger Regiment in the War on Terror."