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MoH Recipient Recalls Unit Taking Back Outpost in Afghanistan

Undated photo of former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha on duty in Afghanistan. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan on Oct. 3, 2009. (Photo courtesy of Romesha family)

Clint Romesha became a legend in 2009 after he led the charge against a monstrous Taliban attack in Afghanistan, rallying his fellow soldiers to regain control of their camp after it had been overrun by more than 300 insurgents. In 2013, President Obama presented him with the Medal of Honor for his actions in that battle. In an interview with F... more

Iraq's Fallujah 'Fully Cleared of IS'

An Iraqi soldier flashes the sign for victory on June 18 as Iraq's security forces advance on their way to recapturing Fallujah. (AFP photo)

Elite Iraqi forces on Sunday retook the Islamic State group's last bastion in Fallujah, securing full control of the city after a month-long operation, a spokesman said. "Today the commander of Fallujah operations Lieutenant General Abdelwahab al-Saadi announced that the city of Fallujah had been cleared after counter-terrorism forces (CTS) too... more

International Flotillas Sail across Pacific for RIMPAC Exercise

The amphibious assault ship USS America performs flight operations on June 22 while en route to exercise Rim of the Pacific. (US Navy photo/Demetrius Kennon)

Four multinational flotillas have set sail toward Hawaii for the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise. Ten ships departed from San Diego while another 12 assembled in the Western Pacific Ocean. All are expected to arrive at Pearl Harbor next week; RIMPAC starts Thursday. Brazil, meanwhile, has dropped plans to participate due to "unforeseen sc... more

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Florida Family

A kayak is recovered within a debris field off the coast of Sanibel, Fla., on June 22. The kayak and other personal items are believed to belong to a family reported missing while sailing in the Gulf of Mexico. (US Coast Guard photo via AP)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Coast Guard on Saturday suspended the search for a Florida family last seen on a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico. Ace Kimberly and his three teenage children were last in contact on Sunday while sailing from Sarasota to Fort Myers for repairs to the vessel they lived on in Sarasota Bay. "We don't know where the boat ... more

Few Veterans Expelled under 'Don't Ask' Policy Seek Remedy

Former U.S. Army soldier Danny Ingram poses for a portrait on June 22 at his home in Atlanta. He was one of the first to be expelled after “don't ask, don't tell” was enacted. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Less than 8 percent of veterans expelled from the military under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy have applied to upgrade their discharges to honorable, or strip references to their sexual orientation from their record. In the nearly five years since the repeal of the policy that banned gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, f... more

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