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U.S. Army Capt. Kristen Griest smiles at friends and family as she waits with her classmates from Army Ranger School Class 08-15 to graduate at Fort Benning, Ga., Aug. 21, 2015. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez

Army Capt. Kristen Griest continues to break barriers. After being one of the first women to earn the Ranger tab, she’s now the Army’s first female infantry officer.
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Thirty-two OH-58D Kiowa Warriors conduct a flyover above Fort Bragg, N.C., 2016, during the final stateside flight of the aircraft, April 15, 2016. The OH-58D Kiowa Warrior has been a mainstay in the skies over the area for more than 25 years. DoD photo by Kenneth Kassens

Army’s Kiowa Helicopters Flew in their Last Formation at Fort Bragg.
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The tie made for Defense Secretary Ash Carter has the number 25 in small print all throughout the design to signify he's the 25th person to hold that position. DoD photo

It’s not every day a military vet gets to say the defense secretary is wearing his design, but that’s the case for an Army vet whose business is a big success.
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An Army dive school recruit gives the OK sign during one of the Phase 1 drills. DoD photo by Katie Lange

Being an Army diver is one of the toughest jobs to train for, but recruits don’t always come in as good swimmers. See what it takes for them to make it through.
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An explosive ordnance disposal soldier from the 20th CBRNE Command trains on Fort Irwin, Calif. In 2014, the 20th CBRNE Command began training with U.S. Army combat units at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin and at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Fort Polk, La. 20th CBRNE Command courtesy photo

Wading into a bomb scene isn’t for the faint of heart, but it’s life for an EOD tech. Learn more about their world, where precision is key and the costs are high.
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