Tag Archives: deployed

father's day

One airman stationed at Bagram has the opportunity to spend today with his father, who also happens to be an airman, for Father’s Day.
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Photo: USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute during the ship's first turnaround cruise of 2013. The underway commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway and recognized first responders of the Boston Marathon bombings. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Rooney/Released)

The USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute during the ship’s first turnaround cruise of the year in Boston Harbor, Mass., June 4, 2013.
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brad snyder

Lt. Bradley Snyder, Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer, shares what he learned during his Navy experience and and what adjusting to life after being injured while on active duty was like.
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invisible wounds

In 2008 he was hit by a suicide bomber in Iraq. Today, Sgt. McPherson overcame his wounds and now competes in the 2013 Warrior Games.
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Sonny Lemerande

In 2003, Sonny Lemerande joined the U.S. Navy to become a hospital corpsman. Six years later, he was injured while deployed to Afghanistan. Here’s his story.
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