U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment and the Afghan National Army provide cover as they move out of a dangerous area after taking enemy sniper fire during a security patrol in Sangin, Afghanistan, in November 2010. During its seven-month deployment, the 3/5 sustained the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the Afghan war, losing 25 men.

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An Afghan Hell On Earth For 'Darkhorse' Marines

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Lt. Col. Jason Morris pays his respects at a memorial service in Sangin, Afghanistan, on Nov. 26, 2010, for three Marines who were killed: Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson, Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm and 1st Lt. Robert Kelly. Morris commanded a battalion in volatile Helmand province that suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit in the Afghanistan War.

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Afghan Success Comes At High Price For Commander

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Saturday begins the 11th year in the war in Afghanistan, and a new poll shows that veterans and the general public have different views on war, the value of military service — and even patriotism.

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Veterans, Civilians Don't See Eye To Eye On War

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A new poll by the Pew Research Center shows a significant divergence on attitudes toward war and military service between members of the military and civilians.

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Gap Grows Between Military, Civilians On War

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Marine Dakota Meyer poses during his deployment in Kunar province, Afghanistan. President Obama is awarding him the Medal of Honor on Thursday, making him the first living Marine to receive the honor since the Vietnam War. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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For A Marine Hero, A Medal Of Honor

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Panel Finds Massive Waste By Wartime Contractors

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At Walter Reed, Oscar Olguin and his family were visited by President Bush and first lady Laura Bush. But Olguin says that when he left the hospital, he had to fend for himself. Courtesy of Oscar Olguin hide caption

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Walter Reed Was The Army's Wake-Up Call In 2007

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NATO's Much-Criticized Libyan Strategy: A Success?

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U.S. Waits For Iraqi Decision On Troop Departure

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When Will Closing Walter Reed Pay Off? Maybe 2018

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What Crashed Our Hypersonic Drone?

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Military Faces Challenge In Rebuilding SEAL Team 6

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The 30 American service members who died on Saturday were aboard a Chinook helicopter like this one when it was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Navy SEALs Mourn Their Most Tragic Day

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U.S. General: Afghan Forces Will Have To Step Up

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Darryl St. George, a Navy corpsman with Weapons Company of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines out of Camp Lejeune, N.C., reads a book as the sun rises over a temporary base nicknamed "Patrol Base Suc" in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A Teacher Leaves The Classroom For Afghanistan

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