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Air Force Tech Sgt. John Chapman lost his life trying to save others in Afghanistan in 2002. His final act will be awarded this week with the nation’s highest military honor.
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Have you heard of the Murph Challenge? It’s become a Memorial Day tradition in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL who created the workout.
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At just 20 years old, Army Sgt. Kyle White would face an enemy attack thousands of miles from home, with a maturity and bravery that belied his age.
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These twin brothers entered the Reserves and college together, and now they’re deployed in the Army Corps of Engineers together.
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Army Staff Sgt. Jared C. Monti was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2009 for actions that his family describe as typical for the soldier who was always doing what was right.
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