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Three of the four Doolittle Raiders visited the Fort Walton Beach, Fla., one last time to celebrate the 71st anniversary of the retaliatory attack on Japan after the Pearl Harbor bombing.
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Air Force Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick remembers being devastated the day she found out her mother had breast cancer.
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A U.S. soldier smiles during a brief break. Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Chad D. Nelson

The Department of State and Defense Department proudly announce the 12 “Best in Show” in the “Serving Abroad…Through Their Eyes,” photography exhibition.
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Patti Walker, left, wife of retired Army 1st Sgt. Kevin Walker and Wounded Warrior Program advocate on Fort Riley, Kan., talks to ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts during a Hero Summit panel titled, “The Other Side of Sacrifice: Military Families” in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2012. Other panel members included, from left to right, Bill Norwood, father of Marine Corps Sgt. Byron Norwood, who was killed in action; retired Air Force Maj. Lori Bell, wife of an active duty Air Force airman and founder and president of the National Association of Military Moms and Spouses; Kim Ruocco, widow of Marine Corps Maj. John Ruocco and Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors national director of postvention programs. DOD photo by Bradley Cantor

Wounded Warrior Program advocate on Fort Riley, Kan., talks to ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts during a Hero Summit panel
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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced July 25 that the Pentagon is launching a new website dedicated to those who have earned the military’s highest awards for valor. The site — valor.defense.gov — is designed to raise awareness of service members’ …
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