Staff Sgt. Matthew Loheide heard the sound and looked up. He had expected the bomb falling from the sky to … Continued
The river patrol had been a debacle. After receiving reports about insurgent movements and weapons smuggling along the Tigris River … Continued
Three days. Eleven hoists. Fourteen survivors. Three critical resupply missions. Two bodies recovered. One brave medic who refused to quit … Continued
Something wasn’t right. The man was dressed as a doctor, but his face was unfamiliar and his behavior erratic. After … Continued
His hands were burning. His weapon’s hand guards had been blown off during the explosion, and the bare metal was … Continued
“Clank,” went the first grenade, as it ricocheted off the tank’s turret. Spc. Brian Sheetz pictured here. The men knew … Continued
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