Military families have some unique twists to the common challenges most families face. But in the end, whether civilian or military, family matters.
Paratroopers move a 105-mm howitzer into firing position as other paratroopers conduct a parachute assault during Operation Spartan Valkyrie at Malamute drop zone on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Air Force photo by Justin Connaher
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Veteran finds purpose in helping fellow warriors (San Diego Union-Tribune)
Oldest surviving WWII veteran recalls service (Associated Press)
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