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On March 9, 1967, Lawrence Joel, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his selfless actions in Vietnam, making him first living African American since the Spanish-American War to receive it.

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The United States reassures their security commitment to members of the NATO Alliance.
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By Spc. Michael Sword, 173rd ABCT Public Affairs More than 200 paratroopers completed the first multi-national airborne operation of Exercise Rapid Trident 11 at the International Peacekeeping and Security center here, July 26. The U.S. Paratroopers of Battle Co., 2nd …
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History came to life Nov. 8 at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, N.C., when veterans and current members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade, who call themselves the “herd” met in conjunction with a special exhbit, “The 173rd …
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