An Air Force carry team carries the remains of Maj. Troy Gilbert Oct. 3, 2016, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Gilbert was killed Nov. 27, 2006, when his F-16C Fighting Falcon crashed 20 miles northwest of Baghdad. U.S. forces were able to return the F-16 pilot’s remains approximately 10 years after he was killed in combat operations saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies.
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Remains Returned Home For F-16 Pilot Killed Protecting Ground Troops In Iraq In 2006
Maj. Troy Gilbert crashed while protecting the crew of a downed helicopter from insurgent forces.
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Humor
The 6 Types Of Contractors You Encounter Overseas
Anyone who has deployed has seen these people roaming around.
Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey render a salute to Chief Electronics Technician Anthony Andersen as he departs the ship for his next command.
Community
It’s Time To Abolish The Enlisted-Officer Divide
The Pentagon should get rid of the archaic system of dividing officers and enlisted in favor of something that reflects the modern military’s capabilities and responsibilities.
A tractor goes by the American flag flying on the first day of the Half Century of Progress Show at the Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport in Rantoul, Illinois, Aug. 25, 2011.
Transition
Rural Veterans In Need Of Care Face Uncertainty, Isolation
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan living in rural areas face unique challenges when trying to receive care through the VA. Is enough being done to help them?