More than 2 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, some vets say it’s time to award the Purple Heart for war’s “invisible” wound.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Todd Angell received one of the nation’s highest military awards for valor, the Silver Star, for his heroism in Afghanistan as a corpsman with Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division.
The Marines and Sailors of Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, live minimally – to say the least – at their tiny outpost in southwestern Afghanistan.
Marines, sailors and Department of Defense personnel learned to transition from military to civilian employment at a “Marketing Yourself” presentation by the Military Officers Association of America at the Marine Memorial Chapel on Camp Pendleton, May 15.
Marines in Afghanistan cleared a once-hostile valley of enemy fighters.
A Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force is supporting AFRICOM by working with U.S. allies to help strengthen their defenses.