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Photo: Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester freefalls from a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Kiwi Flag over the New Zealand Defence Force Raumai drop zone near Ohakea, New Zealand. Kiwi Flag is a multilateral Royal New Zealand air force sponsored tactical airlift exercise. Koester is the pararescue functional manager for the Battlefield Airmen Branch at Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson)

During basic training in 1974, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester fell in love with the pararescue mission and he’s still committed to its cause 39 years later.
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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad, Dec. 9, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took part today in a “positive, warm and engaging” meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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Photo: Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and citizens of Dongducheon work side-by-side to make kimchi at the Annual Kimchi Charity Event, Nov. 15, 2013, in Dongducheon, South Korea. It's a way for Soldiers to experience a "Thanksgiving" meal from a different culture. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Carlos R. Davis/ Released)

U.S. soldiers and their family members are gearing up to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday around the world. Find out what they’re doing to celebrate and stay connected.
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Graphic: Dinar Ehsan grew up during a time of war and has seen the transition in Afghanistan. Photo by Sgt. Bobby J. Yarbrough

Dinar Hasan serves as the lead translator for the Marine Corps brigade advisor team with the Aghan National Army’s 1st Brigade, 215 Corps.
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Then-Army Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha greets his oldest child, Dessi, during his homecoming from Iraq. Romesha Family courtesy photo

Medal of Honor Recipient Former Army Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha loved being in the Army, but after surviving the deadly battle of Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, he knew it was time to put his family first.
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