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Photo: Army Spc. Jerry Ledesma, a Weslaco, Texas, native, and senior radar operator assigned to Battery F, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade, skateboards in Tacoma, Wash., April 21, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Goodall

Army Spc. Jerry Ledesma’s passion for skateboarding brings him benefits both on and off the half-pipe.
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For Army Staff Sgt. Miguel Leon, an injury sustained in combat led to the discovery of an even greater threat.
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Photo: Jim Dykstra holds up a photo in McLean, Va., Nov. 2, 2013, that was taken during his time in the Vietnam War. (U.S. Defense Department photo by Jessica L. Tozer/Released)

Twenty-one Months: A Vietnam veteran shares his journey from combat camera to Capitol Hill with blogger Jessica L. Tozer.
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Former Army Captain William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor for his courageous service while deployed to Afghanistan in 2009.
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A U.S. soldier pulls security during a battle drill on Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktia province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2013.
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