U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The Pentagon identified the seven airmen killed when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq, near the Syrian border.

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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Photo Illustration/Randy Martin

Throughout its history as an independent service, The Air Force has required its aircraft to be piloted by commissioned officers — until now.

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Photo by Senior Airman Perry Aston

After nearly a year on the Joint Staff, I finally feel comfortable in my job. It took longer than I thought. The transition from tactical to strategic is quite the leap. Truth be told, it’s a chasm. The Pentagon can be a daunting place for Army majors. You are the junior officer in every room. Everyone is more experienced and senior to you. However, the experience is a great opportunity, not simply a difficult challenge to overcome. Here are the 12 biggest takeaways from my experience on how military members can thrive in a Pentagon post.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse

I knew that one day I would want to have children. I babysat my nieces and nephews frequently and I have always found such joy in being with children. So even before I served in the U.S. Army, I knew I wanted to be a mom as well as something more than a soldier.

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