Tom Bowman Tom Bowman is a NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon.

Memorial Day In Kandahar: A Run To Honor America's Fallen

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Chance Henderson, an orthopedic surgeon, stands in the operating theater of the military hospital at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Henderson is fighting to save the leg of a 6-year-old Afghan girl who was shot during a firefight between U.S. and Afghan forces and the Taliban. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Saving 6-Year-Old Ameera, Shot In An Afghan Firefight

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With Mansour Dead, Taliban Must Select A New Leader

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U.S. Service Member Killed As ISIS Attacks Iraqi Kurdish Forces

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U.S. Releases Final Report On Deadly Hospital Attack In Afghanistan

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Pentagon To Send Additional 250 Special Forces Troops To Syria

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Pentagon: Troops To Be Close To Iraqi Front Lines In Fight Against ISIS

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Because Of ISIS, Pentagon Rethinks Deployments To Sinai Peninsula

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U.S. Navy Officer Involved With China Surveillance Charged With Espionage

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Donald Trump Highlights Debate Over NATO's Relevancy

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Sgt. Kelly Brown adjusts her helmet before a weapons check last year at the Marine Base at Twentynine Palms in the Mojave Desert, Calif. The Marine Corps set up a months-long training exercise to determine whether women could serve in ground combat jobs like artillery, armor and infantry. Women are now eligible to apply for these positions, but so far, none has signed up. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Marines Gear Up For Women In Combat, But Will They Sign Up?

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U.S. Defense Secretary Says Top ISIS Leader Has Been Killed

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Trump Says He Will Release National Security Advisers List

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Russia's Air Campaign In Syria May Be Hurting Anti-ISIS Campaign

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