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Lumber Craftsmen

The U.S. Army’s 489th Engineer Battalion’s wood shop in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is turning out beautiful products and highly-skilled soldiers.
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Photo: Army Sgt. William H. Carney (Image from Collection of the Museum of African American History)

Army Sgt. William H. Carney was the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient, earning the medal after he risked his life to safeguard the U.S. flag during the Civil War.
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U.S. Army aviation has been vital to the success of our mission in Afghanistan. Now, with the drawdown in full swing, it’s role is being redefined.
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U.S. soldiers risked life and limb to secure the site of an American UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Afghanstan to protect the honor of fallen troops who perished in the accident.
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Photo: Army Spc. Jeffrey Metzger, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., embraces his wife Amelia after the welcome home ceremony for the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 2d Engineer Brigade, at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher/Released)

Army Spc. Jeffrey Metzger embraces his wife Amelia after the welcome home ceremony at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Jan. 30, 2014, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
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