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Photo: Army Spc. Jeffrey Metzger, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., embraces his wife Amelia after the welcome home ceremony for the 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 2d Engineer Brigade, at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher/Released)

Army Spc. Jeffrey Metzger embraces his wife Amelia after the welcome home ceremony at the Buckner Physical Fitness Center, Jan. 30, 2014, on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
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Marine Corps Cpl. Charles Kristel offers a glimpse into his life as a corporal filling a sergeant’s billet.
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Photo: Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester freefalls from a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Kiwi Flag over the New Zealand Defence Force Raumai drop zone near Ohakea, New Zealand. Kiwi Flag is a multilateral Royal New Zealand air force sponsored tactical airlift exercise. Koester is the pararescue functional manager for the Battlefield Airmen Branch at Pacific Air Forces at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson)

During basic training in 1974, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Paul Koester fell in love with the pararescue mission and he’s still committed to its cause 39 years later.
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Photo: U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Bykowicz, assigned to New York National Guard's 152nd Engineer Company, uses a bulldozer to remove rocks and other flood debris from Otsquago Creek in Fort Plain, N.Y., July 4, 2013. Bykowicz is. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Drumsta/Released)

U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Bykowicz uses a bulldozer to remove rocks and other flood debris from Otsquago Creek in Fort Plain, N.Y., July 4, 2013.
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Team USA I four-man bobsled Olympic gold medalists Curtis Tomasevicz, Steve Mesler, Justin Olsen and former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program driver Steven Holcomb salute their gold-medal performance during the medal ceremony during the 2012 Winter Olympic Games at Whistler Medals Plaza in Whistler, B.C., Canada. Olsen has since joined the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and is in position to accompany Holcomb and Langton as Team USA bobsledders at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps

Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program are training and competing for spots on the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games U.S. Team.
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