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Iron Soldier saves man’s life with hoodie, ink pen

Sgt. Trey Troney credits training he received from his unit's medics for helping him save a man's life after an accident on Interstate 20 near Sweetwater, Texas, Dec. 22, 2018.

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Wounded Army veteran finds new purpose with NFL team

Once the smoke cleared, the squad leader with the 82nd Airborne Division saw his injured leg and began to push himself out of the crater the bomb had left.

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Perseverance in face of adversity

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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Refugee to Airman

The memories are vivid for her. A recent trip to a Jamba Juice had stoked a particularly powerful one after a sip of a wheatgrass beverage. The fields around the camp were wheatgrass, and she could remember their taste, the way they felt against her skin as she ran through them in one of the few ways she could play.

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Couple provides support for foster animals

Whether they are kept for a few weeks or a lifetime, sheltered animals around the nation rely on dedicated and caring individuals that can help them find a home.


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Iron Soldier saves man’s life with hoodie, ink pen

Posted  January 11, 2019

Sgt. Trey Troney credits training he received from his unit's medics for helping him save a man's life after an accident on Interstate 20 near Sweetwater, Texas, Dec. 22, 2018.

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Wounded Army veteran finds new purpose with NFL team

Posted  December 27, 2018

Once the smoke cleared, the squad leader with the 82nd Airborne Division saw his injured leg and began to push himself out of the crater the bomb had left.

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Miracle on Burro Street

Posted  December 26, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kindra Stewart Staff Sgt. Brock Gladson, 49th Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, poses for a personality portrait Dec. 3, 2018, on Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Gladson enlisted in the Air Force as a firefighter in 2013. Today, he is the lead firefighter at Fire Station 3 on…

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Retired Airman’s resilience sets leading example

Posted  December 26, 2018

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Alyssa D. Van Hook Retired Senior Airman Karah Behrend, a member of the Air Force Wounded Warriors Program, poses for a photo at the Tactical Fitness Center on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Nov. 16, 2018. Behrend has overcome life-altering adversities with her inspiring resiliency, positive attitude and constant effort….

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Perseverance in face of adversity

Posted  October 8, 2018

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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