Iraqi Kurdish forces take position near Taza Khormato as they fight jihadist militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) positioned five kilometers away in Bashir on Monday.
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A roadside bomb killed Lance Cpl. James Boelk, 24, while he was on foot patrol in Afghanistan, Oct. 15, 2010. The Darkhorse infantry rifleman was on his first combat deployment.
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President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle White, who saved the life of a fellow soldier, called in U.S. airstrikes and helped evacuate the wounded during a firefight with the Afghan Taliban in 2007.