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Author: Elizabeth M. Collins, Defense Media Activity

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I Will Defend

I Will Defend

Operation Kentucky Jumper was supposed to be their last mission. It was a clearance and isolation operation. It had been a long, hard deployment to Ramadi, Iraq — six months of near-daily firefights as they worked with the Army and Marine Corps to retake the city, street by street, from al-Qaida insurgents. The men of SEAL Team 3, Delta Platoon were exhausted, but they were days from going home, so close they could almost smell the salty San Diego air.

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Fair winds and following seas

Fair winds and following seas

Former President — and decorated World War II Navy pilot — George H. W. Bush died Nov. 30 at the age of 94.

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USS Hudner

USS Hudner

Trailing oil, the Corsair plummeted toward the frozen peaks below, deep behind enemy lines in North Korea. The snow-covered slopes loomed closer and closer as the pilot dropped his bombs, hoping to avoid an explosion on impact.

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Farewell to a Legend

Farewell to a Legend

Senator and retired Capt. John S. McCain III, former prisoner of war, passed away Aug. 25 at the age of 81. McCain had been battling an aggressive type of brain tumor known as a glioblastoma since at least the summer of 2017.

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New Shipmates

New Shipmates

It started as an ordinary day on the boat. USS Louisville (SSN 724) was returning to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after a six-month deployment. Crewmembers were anxious to see their families and walk on dry land again. They just had a few final tasks to take care on the submarine. One of them went horribly wrong, and in a split second, Chief Machinist's Mate Ferlin Espinal's life changed forever.

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Evening Prayers: An Ancient Naval Tradition

Evening Prayers: An Ancient Naval Tradition

For some Sailors, it's a deeply meaningful religious experience. For others, the echo over the intercom, "Tattoo, tattoo." Stand by for evening prayer," is simply a sign that another day at sea has passed, and that they're that much closer to going home.

The American Red Cross and the Military: A century-old partnership

In the darkest days of World War II, as American troops battled enemies on two fronts...

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The History of a Classic

The History of a Classic

Ask female veterans why they joined the military during World War II, and they'll list many of the same reasons women do today: They wanted to serve their country. They wanted new and better opportunities. They wanted to support family members in uniform.

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Beyond His Wildest Dreams

Beyond His Wildest Dreams

As a young boy in the 1950s and early 1960s, Winston Scott scarcely dared to dream.

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Hail to the Chief

Hail to the Chief

This Presidents Day, All Hands looks at the service records of six Navy men who went on to become president. All but one served in World War II. Several were commended for heroism.