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Army PFC Sadie Vollendorf and her dog, Ricky, pose with Spc. Michael Finochio and dog  Izmos outside the Fort Belvoir Kennels. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Darien Kenney

The military dogs of the Old Guard have a unique job: To guard our nation’s fallen warriors and our most important dignitaries.
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Worried that seeking mental health care will affect your security clearance? Get the important facts here.
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U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis speaks with guests during a joint retirement reception for him and Gen. John R. Allen at the Home of the Commandants in Washington, D.C., April 4, 2013. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tia Dufour

Retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis is the new Secretary of Defense. How much do you know about him?
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Photo: Marine Corps Cpl. Marcus Chischilly, left, and Marine Corps Cpl. Steven Lunt, right, block a shot at the net by Army veteran Perry Price during the gold medal sitting volleyball match of the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 15, 2013. DOD photo by EJ Hersom

Do you love the Warrior Games and being creative? Then consider entering the 2017 DoD Warrior Games Spirit Poster Challenge.
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Dr. Robert E. Accordino, a White House Fellow to the Secretary of Defense (left), looks on as Army Secretary Eric Fanning speaks at the Symposium on Suicide Prevention. DoD photo by John Martinez

White House Fellow Robert Accordino discusses suicide prevention and Army Secretary Eric Fanning’s symposium on suicide prevention and social media.
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