The sun sets behind a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, as Soldiers wait in line to board Nov. 17, 2008. (Air Force/Tech Sgt. Erik Gudmundson)

Today, an American service member died in a "non-combat incident" in Ninawa Province, Iraq according to a statement by Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State.

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U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Reece Lodder

An American service member was killed in Afghanistan on Nov. 24, according to a Department of Defense statement released early this morning. The brief statement did not provide additional information on the service member's identity or the time or place of death.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Connor Hancock

When a motorcycle accident left a rider severely injured on the side of the highway, Marine Staff Sgt. Dustin Gill sprung into action.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Steven Fox//Photo illustration by Matt Battaglia

While conducting village stability operations in the Upper Gereshk Valley, of Helmand province Afghanistan, a Marine Special Operations Team with 1st Marine Special Operation Battalion came under heavy fire.

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