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Once known as a “lost boy,” U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Deng Pour went from surviving the Sudanese civil war to becoming an American airman.
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Photo: Army 1st Lt. Joshua Pitcher receives the Expert Infantry Badge from Army Col. Tim Watson, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team, during a ceremony on Fort Bragg, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Armas/Released)

Army 1st Lt. Joshua Pitcher brings new meaning to the word “resilient.” He was recently awarded the Expert Infantry Badge a year and a half after losing his leg in Afghanistan.
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In honor of Shark Week, we’ve compiled some interesting facts about the Defense Department’s ties to sharks.
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Photo: A Soldier from Angel Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) embraces his daughter after a Welcome Home Ceremony, Mar 1, 2013 at the Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Fort Campbell, Ky. The majority of Angel Company returned after about six months rather than the full nine months due to the progress of Afghan Security Forces in their area of responsibility, who are now conducting operations independently. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Alan Graziano

A soldier embraces his daughter after a Welcome Home Ceremony, Mar. 1, 2013 at the Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Fort Campbell, Ky.
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In “This Week in the DoD” for March 9: Army Sgt. Maj. William O. Wooldridge, the first Sergeant Major of the Army, has passed away. Wooldridge, who served in the Army for more than 30 years, received two Silver Stars …
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