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President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr. during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 29, 2016. DoD photo by EJ Hersom

Recent Medal of Honor recipient Navy SEAL Edward Byers Jr. put his life on the line without question to save another American.
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USS Iwo Jima sails past the Statue of Liberty as it enters New York Harbor prior to Veterans Week NYC 2016, which honors the service of all our nation’s veterans. #USNavy #NYC #VeteransDay #NeverForget Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Carla Giglio

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.
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A pair of combat boots are left as a tribute at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 29, 2016. DoD photo by Katie Lange

The Global War on Terror isn’t over yet, but some veterans think now is a good time to start planning a memorial to those who have served in it.
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 14, 2016. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley

NATO’s Warsaw Summit begins Friday. Not sure what it is or how it affects our troops? Read on to find out.
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Pilots from the Alaska Air National Guard's 144th Airlift Squadron prepare to take off in a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 17, 2016. The transport mission was one of the last combat missions during the 144th AS's final C-130 deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Thursday, July 7, 2016.
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