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Desert Mail

The postal section of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing works around the clock accepting, sending, and sorting mail, ensuring every troop gets the moral boost they may need while down range.
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About 90 U.S. Marines and sailors are on the ground in the Philippines providing humanitarian assistance and disaster support in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
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Photo: Joseph Kovac, a retired sailor and Veterans of Foreign Wars past commander, salutes one of many color guards in the John Basilone Parade in Raritan, N.J., Sept. 27, 2009. The parade, the largest military parade in the nation, honors Basilone, a Marine gunnery sergeant native to the town, who received a Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross for actions in Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton/ Released)

Joseph Kovac, a retired sailor and Veterans of Foreign Wars past commander, salutes one of many color guards in the John Basilone Parade in Raritan, N.J., Sept. 27, 2009.
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Photo: U.S. sailors take down the American flag after a burial at sea ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) underway in the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 5, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr./Released)

In honor of Veterans Day, blogger William Selby reaches out to a new generation of veterans to find out what this day and identity mean to them.
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Space Camp

A partially blind high school senior gets the opportunity to experience zero gravity and Mission Control at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp.
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