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‘Hidden child’ tells his story of surviving Holocaust

Courtesy photographSamuel Lauber, a retiree from the 88th Air Base Wing Medical Group, survived the Holocaust after being rescued as a toddler by...

From cotton fields to airfields

https://youtu.be/YP_X5paavho “I’ve come a long way from picking cotton in the fields with my grandfather.” Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Leroy Mazell Smith, has lived...

Face of Defense: Ranger School graduate inspires candidates

FORT BENNING, Ga. — Speaking to a room-full of infantry lieutenants at the 2nd Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment Headquarters here Oct. 2, Army 2nd...

Life with Lizzy

How a service dog is helping one combat veteran reconnect The saying goes “all dogs go to heaven,” but for many service dogs, their time...

Soldier faces former unit at National Training Center

Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment train against almost a dozen units a year as the opposing force at the...

Paralyzed vet goes from wheelchair to mountain bike

DOD photograph by EJ HersomIraqi Freedom veteran Army Staff Sgt. Carlos Labarca unclips his helmet after a mountain bike ride with the Warriors...

Wounded Army veteran finds new purpose with NFL team

Courtesy photographFormer Sgt. Sean Karpf, who lost his lower left leg after he stepped on a pressure plate that detonated a buried bomb...

The gift of a lifetime

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Destinee SweeneyErik Singletary, the 20th Fighter Wing Inspector General’s Office wing inspection team manager, and Lauren...

Overcoming the shadow of death: An Airman’s fight against depression

Air Force photographStaff Sgt. Srun Sookmeewiriya, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron NCO in charge of reports, holds up a picture of him and...

Survivor shares harrowing acount of his attempted suicide

Army photograph by Paul LaraKevin Hines speaks of his life before and after his suicide attempt in 2000. Hines spoke at Thurman Auditorium...
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