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We will never forget the Americans who lost their lives or the members of our military who have died protecting our country since September 11, 2001.
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Photo: Carley Lawry, 5, places a wreath on a headstone at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Nov. 30, 2013. More than 1,000 volunteers from the Fort Hood/Killeen area joined family members of the fallen to place more than 5,000 wreaths on the grave markers at the cemetery. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar/Released)

Carley Lawry, 5, places a wreath on a headstone at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Nov. 30, 2013.
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On September 9th, 2009, Sgt. Dakota Meyer and his platoon went into a village to conduct a routine mission, but when they entered the area, when his team came under fire. When it became apparent that they needed assistance, Meyer radioed into …
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Sgt. Dakota Meyer is the first living Marine to be nominated for the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War, and the actions he took that led him to be nominated was, as he called it, “just doing the right …
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By John E. Bircher III Director, Public Relations for the Military order of the Purple Heart While Joyce Fike was Christmas shopping for her son, Vermont Army National Guard Capt. Zachariah L. Fike, she discovered a WWII medal in an antique …
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