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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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During the Secretary of Defense Senior Leader Engagement Program, Air Force Lt. Col. Todd Fleming educated the group with Department of Defense 101.
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Sparks fly as Salas uses the 2,000-degree forge to weld caisson limbers so the platoon is mission-ready. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.

Few people get to tend to the horses that carry fallen soldiers to their final resting places. That’s the work of an Army farrier, who has a tough yet rewarding trade.
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