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Richard Schimmel, 19, was one of the first to know the Japanese were coming on Dec. 7, 1941. Here’s his story on how his co-worker’s warning was ignored.
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Marines, assigned to Marine Corps Activity Guam,support the 69th Liberation celebration by participating in the Liberation Day Parade.
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NASA astronaut Navy Cmdr. Chris Cassidy, Expedition 35/36 flight engineer, awaits the start of a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory near NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Nov. 16, 2012. NASA photo by Robert Markowitz

In life, there are achievers, there are over-achievers….and then there are people like Navy Cmdr. Chris Cassidy, a former Navy SEAL turned NASA astronaut.
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Graphic:Senior Airman Veronica Cox

Airman Cox hoisted down 40 feet from a hovering helicopter onto the roof of a senior-care facility in Sanriku-cho and announced in Japanese, “We are U.S. Air Force personnel. We’re here to help.”
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Story as told by Elizabeth M. Collins, Soldiers Magazine    They called themselves the Battling Belles of Bataan, but to the GIs fighting a desperate and doomed battle for the Philippines in 1941 and 1942, and later to their fellow …
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