Afghan Security Agreement Is Still Unsigned — Who's At Fault?

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In 1984, an American Army unit engaged in this firefight as it shielded a Soviet defector who made a break across the Demilitarized Zone between North Korea and South Korea. Thirty years after the battle, one of the U.S. soldiers, Mark Deville, has finally received a Silver Star for his bravery. Courtesy of Mark Deville hide caption

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A Medal Of Valor, 30 Years In Coming

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Pentagon, White House Are At Odds Over Afghanistan

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Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talking to U.S. military personnel in Tokyo last April. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Gen. Martin Dempsey on Syria

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Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Warns Of Disconnect With Military

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When It Comes To Cuts, Pentagon Claims An Eye On The Future

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Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, in November of 2013. Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he didn't want to wait until Obama's term was up before releasing his memoir because the issues were too urgent. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gates Memoir Tests Civilian-Military Rules Of Engagement

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The Pentagon Weighs Its Options In Syria And Iraq

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Female Marine recruits train on the rifle range during boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., on Feb. 25. The Marine Corps said it has postponed new physical standards that would require women to do three pullups, noting that many female recruits were not yet able to do so. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Marines: Most Female Recruits Don't Meet New Pullup Standard

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Destruction Plan To Be Announced For Syrian Chemical Weapons

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House OKs Wide-Ranging Defense Authorization Bill

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Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning as it travels toward a military base in Sanya, Hainan province, in this undated picture made available on Nov. 30. China Stringer Network/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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China's Military Buildup Reignites Worries In Asia, Beyond

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A helicopter from the American security contractor DynCorp provides air support as members of an Afghan eradication force plow opium poppies on April 3, 2006, in the Helmand province, Afghanistan. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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When Most U.S. Forces Leave Afghanistan, Contractors May Stay

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Pfc. Katie Gorz (center) served as a squad leader during the training at Camp Geiger, N.C. Tom Bowman/NPR hide caption

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Women Pass Marine Training, Clear First Hurdle To Combat Role

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