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De-mining in Sri Lanka

After 30 years of civil war, the Sri Lankan Army is being taught the correct procedures to clean the soon to hopefully be mine-free countryside.
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Combat boots are placed in formation, representing American prisoners of war and missing in action here, Sept. 15, 2011. This week is POW/MIA Remembrance week a time for our nation to remember and pay respect to those who sacrificed much in the defense of our country.

Today, for National POW/MIA Recognition Day, we honor the sacrifice of service members who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action.
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Photo DoD graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kayla Jo Finley/ Released

Earning an education while serving on active duty is nothing new, but yet many do not take advantage of tuition assistance. Learn more about the benefits of starting your degree while serving.
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Photo: Sailors and Marines stand in ranks on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) before a CO's call with the crew and embarked Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 9, 2013. Boxer is underway for a scheduled deployment as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Conor Minto/Released)

U.S. sailors and Marines stand in ranks on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) under way in the Pacific Ocean before a commanding officer’s call, Sept. 9, 2013.
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Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Cooper performs passive acoustic analysis in the sonar control room aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) on Sept. 3, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob D. Moore/Released)

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Cooper performs passive acoustic analysis in the sonar control room aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) on Sept. 3, 2013.
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