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Freedome ISN"t free!! To this Warrior --AND ALL others, I say "THANK YOU."  --HOOAH!

Let us never forget: Freedom is not free. To this warrior, and to all who sacrifice for their family and country, I say thank you.

Modern Medicine and War - William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast. His body shattered, one lung collapsed, the Marine lance corporal was nearly given up for dead after that 2010 Afghanistan firefight.    Then he spent 2½ years in a hospital as doctors worked to rebuild his body

Marine vet who took grenade blast to receive Medal of Honor

William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast. Then he spent years in a hospital as doctors worked to rebuild his body.

Double leg amputee and Commander of Fort Belvoir, Army Colonel Greg Gadson:  "When I see folks with new injuries I tell them: I know it's hard, but the fact is that you're talking to me and the worst of it is over if you want it to be. And be grateful. You're alive." (http://on.natgeo.com/ZdvIKT)  We are honored to have served COL Gadson and to have had him as our distinguished speaker last week in New York. Photo by Mark Thiessen

Heroes are not sports players who come out of the closet in a politically correct world, heroes are the people who keep our country safe. This Greg Gadson ~ Army Colonel, also starred in Battleship!

Spc. Monica Brown, * 19 *, an Army medic. A vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two-hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

A vehicle was hit, she spotted 2 injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged thm then received mortar shells, covered th injured w hr body & started repairing thm through a fight & saved them. She received th Silver Star

Sgt. Tanner Higgins. A man of honor and loyalty. Sgt. Higgins gave up his life defending the country on April 14. 2012. Let his heroism be told. Please repin in support of all our troops. Thank you. || Rest in peace... My ♥ goes out to the family & friends of this fallen soldier.

A man of honor and loyalty. Higgins gave up his life defending the country on April Let his heroism be told. Please support all our troops.

United States Air Force Honor Guard

My dad proudly served in the US Army. My mom was presented the flag at the cemetery.

Soldier home and meets his baby for the first time. *this makes me teary everytime I see it*

A military father holding his newborn daughter for the first time. I can't even stand it, it's so precious!

“Before I went into the military I knew everyone, and everyone knew me.. Before I left everyone I knew, and everyone I didn’t know said I was too handsome, too young. I wasn’t going to let that stop me.. I joined for my family.. for my friends..for the people I know.. and for the people I don’t.. Now, no one wants to see me.. no one wants to look at me.. and know one wants to know me..”  Bless this man.

“Before I went into the military I knew everyone, and everyone knew me. no one wants to look at me.

“This is my most published picture from the Iraq war. The caption says ‘a medic holds a child after the confused front line crossfire ripped apart an Iraqi family after local soldiers appeared to force civilians towards U.S. Marine positions.’ That’s as much as I knew at the moment that I sent the picture to the Reuters desk.

Navy Hospital Corpsman Richard Barnett, assigned to the Marine Division, holds an Iraqi child in central Iraq in this March 2003 file photo.

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Graphic Artist & Proud Navy Mom. Custom, Personalized Art for Shirts, Mugs, Social Media, Keepsakes & Gifts for All Navy Family Members. I support ALL those Who Serve our country & their Military.

OUTRAGEOUS! U.S. Army Lieutenant Sentenced To 20 Years In Ft. Leavenworth For Killing Taliban Scouts Helping To Set Up Ambush of His Platoon...

Obama's military contempt: U. Army Lieutenant Clint Lorance Sentenced To 20 Years In Ft. Leavenworth For Killing Taliban Scouts About to Ambush His Platoon. This is an outrage! Let us pin and bring to people. THIS IS WRONG!

God bless him and keep hiama safe, I pray America is caring for him as it should all her veterans

Bobby Henline the Well-Done Comedian. On April tragedy struck when Bobby's Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb just north of Bagdad. Of five men in the vehicle, Bobby was the only survivor. Bobby believes that God kept him alive for a reason.

A "HERO"... true blue

Dakota Meyer, first living Marine since the Vietnam War recipient of the Medal of Honor. He rescued 36 Marines, soldiers, and Afghan soldiers during six hours of combat.

Daddy's Home...The best feeling in the world! I know, my Dad served over 30 years and a veteran of 3 wars.

What a sacrifice they make. Gulf War: A Florida reservist says an emotional goodbye to his family before being deployed. The photo is part of "The American Soldier — A Photographic Tribute to Soldiers and Marines" exhibit at the Gerald R.

Lance Cpl. Jason Hallett and Staff Sergeant Michael R. Gilio, both of India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, are reunited at the unit’s homecoming from Afghanistan earlier this week. Hallett has been recuperating at Bethesda Naval Medical Center since being wounded, losing arms and legs October 2010.

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Jason Hallett and Staff Sergeant Michael R. Gilio, both of India Company, Battalion, Marine Regiment, are reunited at the unit’s homecoming from Afghanistan earlier this week. Hallett has been recuperating at Bethesda Naval Medical Center.

Sergeant Major Rudy Wieners, USMC (Ret.)

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ゝ。Sergeant Major Rudy Wieners, USMC (Ret.) Always a Marine.joined USMC March 1942 and served over 25 years of active duty. Receiving Purple Hearts during WWII, Korea and Vietnam, and is also a recipient of the Silver Star.

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