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Military Voices on the Fifth Anniversary of Sept. 11

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Military Voices on the Fifth Anniversary of Sept. 11

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Military Voices on the Fifth Anniversary of Sept. 11

Military Voices on the Fifth Anniversary of Sept. 11

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After the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no institution was more affected than the U.S. military. Veterans say troops feel a strong sense of duty, but weapons wear out, machinery wears out, and so do soldiers and Marines.

Ret. Maj. Gen. Mike Davidson, former assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff

Capt. D.J. Skelton, took RPG to the chest in Second Battle of Falluja; currently a military liason working on behalf of severely injured soldiers

John McCary, former Army interrogator in Iraq

Major Heidi Urben, task force intelligence officer in Afghanistan

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