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Navy SEAL Michael Monsoor was known to be a loyal friend. That trait would help save the lives of two of his comrades and earn him the Medal of Honor.
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U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, U.S. Army Africa deputy commander, shakes hands with Malawi Gen. Griffin Phiri, chief of Malawi Armed Forces, after a briefing at the Kumuzu Barracks, Lilongwe, Malawi, during the final planning event for the Africa Land Forces Summit 2017. ALFS is an annual, weeklong seminar bringing together land force chiefs from across Africa for candid dialog to discuss and develop cooperative solutions to regional and trans-regional challenges and threats. (Army photo by Capt. Jason Welch)

The Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa works to neutralize threats and strengthen defenses in a number of African nations. How much do you know about their work?
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From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, April 20, 2017.
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From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
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The Korean War was both the last armed conflict to see segregated units and the first since the Revolutionary War to see black and white soldiers fighting side-by-side in the same units. Army photo

Gunfire and grenades didn’t stop Army Sgt. Cornelius Charlton from repeatedly charging a hill during battle in Korea.
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