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Marine Corps says goodbye to its ‘Island Warrior’ infantry battalion after 80 years
"It is still hard to say goodbye to a unit that has so completely defined the experience of being a Marine."
A shadowy drone force keeps attacking US troops
U.S. troops in Iraq have already come under attack by drones three times so far this year
A nonsense policy is needlessly putting American troops at risk in Iraq and Syria
The military urgency to confront Iran is based upon circular logic.
US shoots down ‘Soleimani’s revenge’ drones on anniversary of Iranian general’s death
One of the drones had the words “Soleimani’s revenge” written on it. The other had “revenge operations for our leaders.”
A memorial dedicated to Americans lost in the Global War on Terror is one step closer to reality
A bill signed Monday authorizes space on the National Mall for a memorial for the Global War on Terror.
Unbelievable stories from the Second Battle of Fallujah
The stories that emerged from that battle are the kind that legends are built on. They're larger than life and in some cases seem unbelievable. But they're true.
9 months after getting Pentagon approval, Alwyn Cashe still hasn’t received the Medal of Honor
The family of Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe is still waiting.
The true story of how Army paratroopers traded dip for a Toyota gun truck used to secure the Kabul airport
Soldiers trading dip for a technical may be the most Army story ever.
Point of impact: An untold story of escape from the Pentagon on 9/11 and the Forever Wars that followed
When Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, the Marine Corps and Defense Department prepared for war. Two decades later, this is that story of service and sacrifice.
This hero special ops Marine ran through gunfire to save wounded teammates in Iraq
"I just knew that they wouldn't have quit for me so I'm not going to quit."
The ‘Forever Wars’ aren’t really ending under President Biden
Forever war keeps on simmering, and it could all too easily boil again.
US troops in Iraq have come under attack every day this week
Two U.S. service members were injured in the most recent attack.
A Marine’s two-decade journey of close calls from Lebanon to Kuwait and Iraq
He believed he’d only be activated for “something with a clear purpose.” Then he was deployed to Iraq.
As a child in Baghdad, he watched US Marines on patrol. Now he’ll make Marines as a drill instructor
"I had already been through so much worse, what’s the worst that could happen?”
Air Force’s last serving prisoner of war, shot down in Desert Storm, retires after 33 years
“I don’t regret going over there, fighting and getting shot down ... That’s what I took an oath to do.”
The heroic last stand of 2 Marines in Ramadi
Their final stand and sacrifice all took place in a matter of seconds.
A Marine looks back at the invasion of Iraq, 18 years later: ‘The war can’t go on unless all the poop’s burned’
18 years after the invasion of Iraq, a Marine looks back on his role in the whirlwind march to Baghdad.
We salute the 4 soldiers who shoveled 1.6 million pounds of sand to build this HESCO tower
That’s the equivalent of 12 M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks.
Fighting to go home: Operation Desert Storm, 30 years later
The war that never really ended.
Why it took 16 years for this Marine to finally receive his Purple Heart
Another case of lost paperwork.
What it was like fighting on Iwo Jima, according to a Marine Medal of Honor recipient
"I could no longer be the person I was prior to the Marine Corps."
At least one American service member wounded by rocket fire in Iraq [Updated]
Here's what we know so far.
‘Halt, or I’ll shoot’ — An Army veteran reflects on Operation Desert Storm
“I don’t know any Arab except ‘Halt, or I’ll shoot!’”