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Sgt. Courtney White carries her machine gun before a live fire exercise at the Marine base at Twentynine Palms, Calif. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Can Female Marines Carry The Load And Kill The Enemy?

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ISIS Issues 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

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As an Army chaplain in Iraq, David Peters administered last rites and grieved with survivors. When he came home, he says, he "fell apart emotionally and spiritually." Courtesy of Robert K. Chambers hide caption

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An Army Chaplain, First Tested By War, Finds His Faith Renewed

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A helicopter's eye view of a new ETU, funded by USAID and built by Save the Children. Kelly McEvers/NPR hide caption

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Ebola Is Changing Course In Liberia. Will The U.S. Military Adapt?

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Iraqi soldiers walk in Jurf al-Sakhr, south of the capital Baghdad, on Monday after Iraqi military forces retook the area from Islamic State militants. Iraqi forces, supported by U.S. airstrikes, have made limited gains in recent months, but critics are questioning whether the U.S. strategy is likely to succeed. Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism

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The U.S. Ebola Hospitals In Liberia Are Going Up ... Slowly

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One Military Family, Two Lost Sons: One To Combat, One To Suicide

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Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar (right) and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James Cunningham exchange documents after signing the Bilateral Security Agreement, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (rear, left) and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in the background. Jawad Jalali/EPA/Landov hide caption

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A Poet Parses The Legacy Of War In 'My Life As A Foreign Country'

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US soldiers have intervened in during natural disasters such as the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. But a disease outbreak is more complicated. SSgt. Chad Chisholm/U.S. Dept. of Defense hide caption

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Can The U.S. Military Turn The Tide In The Ebola Outbreak?

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U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene was visiting an Afghan military training academy Tuesday when he was shot dead by an Afghan soldier, who was subsequently killed. Afghan troops who knew the attacker say he disliked the Taliban and they aren't sure what his motive was. U.S. Army/Getty Images hide caption

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Vietnam veterans Melvin Morris (center), Jose Rodela (obscured) and Santiago J. Erevia (left) received the Medal of Honor from President Obama at the White House on Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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