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An Insurgent’s Nightmare: MSG Earl Plumlee

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MSG Earl Plumlee was awarded the Medal of Honor for the role he played in defending his FOB in Afghanistan. Under heavy fire, he neutralized sever...
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Afghanistan, Ukraine, and the Pentagon: Col. Sam Hartwell

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Col. Hartwell talks about serving in Afghanistan with the Army’s Special Ops Command, volunteering in Ukraine, and working at the Pentagon with th...
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Overcoming Trauma: CSM Tonya Oxendine

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CSM Oxendine describes the abuse she endured during her time in uniform, and how she overcame her trauma....
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“Not Ready to Quit”: SSG Beth King

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When her Chinook was hit by an RPG, SSG King fell out of her aircraft, but was caught by her harness. The incident has had lasting physical and me...
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PREVIEW: “Not Ready to Quit”

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SSG King recounts the night that her Chinook helicopter was hit by an RPG....
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Specialist Nathan Dowds: Paratrooper in Iraq & Afghanistan

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Dowds discusses his training, the moments when his life was on the line, and the hazy morality of the conflict....
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MAJ Richard Neece Ojeda II: A Lifetime of Service

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Over 24 years, MAJ Ojeda deployed to Germany, Korea, Iraq, Haiti, and Afghanistan, and was almost killed five times....
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CPT Jason Kander: PTSD After Afghanistan

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Kander served as an Army Intelligence Officer in Afghanistan where he conducted extremely dangerous meetings with traffickers, informants, and loc...
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Capt. Tom Smith: Combat Pararescue in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Capt. Tom Smith served as a combat rescue officer and pararescueman in the Air Force....
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Col. Ché Bolden: Marine Corps F-18 Weapons Systems Officer

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Bolden describes his time at the Naval Academy, flight school, and serving in the Middle East and the Pacific....
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Sgt. Josh Remillard: A Mortarman in Iraq

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Sgt. Remillard describes how he defied a direct order to protect civilian lives....
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Lt. Col. Darrell Bogan: Air Force Flight Medic

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Lt. Col. Bogan served as a US Air Force flight medic, and credits the military with allowing him to become the first person in the history of his ...
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LCDR Donnelly Wilkes: Battalion Surgeon on the Front Lines in Iraq

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Dr. Wilkes was a battalion surgeon serving with the US Marines during the Battle of Fallujah...
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Dave Lewis: The Journey of an Apache Helicopter Pilot

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Dave Lewis is an Army veteran who flew helicopters in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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Lt. Col. Amy McGrath: The First Female Marine to Fly a Combat Mission in an F-18

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Lt. Col. Amy McGrath describes her experiences as a woman in the Marine Corps, and her combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Pacific....
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Kris Goldsmith: The Horrific Documentation of Death

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Army Vet Kris Goldsmith describes photographing corpses in Iraq and his struggle with PTSD...
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Sgt. 1st Class Elana Duffy: Counterintelligence in Iraq and Afghanistan, Part II

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Sgt. 1st Class Elana Duffy talks about counterintelligence and about suffering a traumatic brain injury from an IED in Iraq...
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Sgt. 1st Class Elana Duffy: Counterintelligence in Iraq and Afghanistan, Part I

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Sgt. 1st Class Elana Duffy tells stories of serving in counterintelligence in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2004 and 2005....
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Dr. Jon Heavey: Battalion Surgeon in Iraq

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Dr. Jon Heavey talks about witnessing the cost of war during his service as a battalion surgeon in Iraq....
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Jake Wood: Stories of Service in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Jake Wood, veteran and CEO of Team Rubicon, tells stories from his service in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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