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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.
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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.
Staff Sgt. Christopher Shranko, a drill instructor with 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, shakes hands with Col. Michael Lee, the commanding officer of Recruit Training Regiment, during his award ceremony aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Nov. 29, 2012.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Was Knocked Out By An IED, Woke Up, And Began Treating His Injured Men
Staff Sgt. Christopher Shranko exposed himself to enemy fire and days later treated wounded Marines moments after being knocked out by an IED blast.
Maj. John Caldwell, of the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, was recently awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his combat aviation efforts in Afghanistan as a captain in 2011.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Pilot Who Stopped An Ambush On A Special Operations Team
Here’s how an Air Force F-16 pilot risked his life to stop a Taliban ambush on a special operations team in Afghanistan.
Army Spc. David Hutchinson receives the Silver Star medal from Army Col. James Doty.
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UNSUNG HEROES: The Army Reservist Who Saved 16 Soldiers 4 Days Into His Deployment
Spc. David Hutchinson covered his fellow soldiers during an ambush and ignored his injuries to treat a wounded comrade.
“After being in Iraq, I take one day at a time,” Corbin told Beliefnet. “I enjoy it to the fullest.”
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UNSUNG HEROES: The Lance Corporal (Now Turned Sheriff) Who Carried 7 Marines Out Of A Deadly Ambush
Running through gunfire, this Marine fought back, carried away the casualties, and drove everyone to safety.