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Then-Army Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha greets his oldest child, Dessi, during his homecoming from Iraq. Romesha Family courtesy photo

Medal of Honor Recipient Former Army Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha loved being in the Army, but after surviving the deadly battle of Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, he knew it was time to put his family first.
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From George Washington to George Bush, nearly three-quarters of U.S. presidents served in the military. In the French and Indian War, George Washington gets his horse “shot out from under him” not once but twice — an amazing statistic unduplicated …
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By Jian DeLeon Veterans’ Reflections is a collection of stories of men and women who served their country in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Desert Shield and Desert Storm and present-day conflicts. They will be posted throughout November …
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Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spoke to more than 1,200 students, faculty, ROTC cadets and civilians at Duke University, N.C., Sept. 29, 2010.  He recounted the success and remarkable achievements of the all-volunteer military force.   He said the Iraq and …
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