Maj. Gen. Thomas Deale, air combat command director of operations, presents retired Staff Sgt. Benjamin Hutchins, 18th Air Support Operations Group joint terminal attack controller, with the Silver Star Medal during a ceremony, Nov. 4, 2016 at Pope Army Airfield in North Carolina.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Airman Dove Into A River To Recover 2 Men While Under Fire
This airman broke cover, charged across open ground, and blew up an enemy fighting position days after diving into a river under fire to try to rescue two soldiers.
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Opinion
I Deployed Twice To Helmand, I Can’t Believe Marines Are Going Back
As 300 Marines head to Helmand province, Afghanistan, history seems ready to repeat itself with the same tragic results.
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History
4 Firefight Photos From Afghanistan’s Deadliest Province
Here are four incredible photos from the most dangerous province in Afghanistan, during the war’s deadliest year.
Paratroopers engage insurgents in southern Ghazni province
History
These 5 Photos Capture The Chaos Of Afghanistan’s Fighting Season
Here are five photos that perfectly capture the chaos of the fighting season in Ghazni province, Afghanistan.
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Community
10 Photos Of The Battle Of Marjah From A Marine’s Perspective
In February 2010, then Lance Cpl. James Clark inserted into the Taliban-held city of Marjah with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines. This is his story.
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News
In Second Season, Serial Takes On Bergdahl — And The Messy World Of Military Culture
Serial season two focuses on Bowe Bergdahl and why he walked away from his Afghan outpost and into the arms of the Taliban.
British paratroopers become trapped in a deadly minefield in the war film “Kilo Two Bravo.”
News
Movie ‘Kilo Two Bravo’ Offers Unflinching Look At The Ground War In Helmand
“Kilo Two Bravo” tells the harrowing story of a group of paratroopers trapped inside a deadly minefield.