When most people hear the distinctive popping of gunshots, their first instinct is to flee. Not Sgt. Marshall VanHook.

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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DNA testing has identified the remains of an Alabama sailor killed at Pearl Harbor.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Navy Chief Warrant Officer John Arnold Austin of Warrior was accounted for in September 2018, 77 years after his death on board the USS Oklahoma.

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Last month, I commented on all the critical articles running in the Marine Corps Gazette, saying that one could imagine "the commandant sitting down to read the Gazette in his easy chair one evening and having his hair standing on end after reading an article or two."

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What do you get when you bring three Purple Heart recipients together on the floor of Congress? One awesome f*cking photo.

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A Fort Drum soldier on leave found himself unexpectedly called on to act on Christmas Day after he witnessed a stabbing in Lubbock, Texas.

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