A soldier with the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division is helped by a fellow soldier as he crawls from the mud of a rice paddy while taking heavy Viet Cong fire near An Thi in South Vietnam on Jan. 30, 1966.
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A Vietnam War Hero Discusses How The Nature Of Combat Has Changed Over The Years
Distinguished Service Cross recipient Richard Rinaldo spoke with Task & Purpose about the disparity between courage under fire and its recognition after the fact.
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, left, commander, Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, visits with an Iraqi soldier at a tactical assembly area in northern Iraq, Iraq, prior to the start of the Mosul offensive, Oct. 10, 2016.
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US Troops Move To The Frontlines In Battle For Mosul
U.S. advisors are embedded with Iraqi Army units that are engaging the enemy.
A photo of John L. Burns, a veteran of the War of 1812, sitting in the rocking chair outside of his cottage, with gun and crutches nearby.
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He Watched The Battle Of Gettysburg From His House, Then Joined In
John L. Burns was a 69-year-old veteran who was still so full of piss and vinegar that he saw the Battle of Gettysburg from his house and joined in.