Photo via US Forces Afghanistan/Twitter

Five people were wounded by a suicide bomber outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Sept. 11, Fox News reports. The incident occurred just hours before service members and civilians gathered at the airfield to commemorate the lives lost during the 9/11 terror attacks.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Janiqua P. Robinson

On Dec. 21, 2015, Master Sgt. Aaron B. Frederick and Staff Sgt. Bradley D. Mock, both from the 824th Base Defense Squadron, were on a patrol roughly three miles north of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, when a man approached on a motorcycle laden with explosives.

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Associated Press photo by Susan Walsh

When Florent Groberg speaks about the Medal of Honor and what he did to earn it, he does so with specific people in mind: The friends he lost.

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Photo composite via U.S. Marine Corps

On April 22, 2008, in Ramadi, Iraq, two Marine infantrymen stood their ground and opened fire on a truck carrying 2,000 pounds of explosives as it barreled toward their post and the 150 Marines and Iraqi police inside the perimeter.

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