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Osama bin Laden
WASHINGTON – Osama bin Laden received a Muslim ceremony as he was buried at sea, a senior defense official said here today.
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Navy Seaman James Q. Beheler, a corpsman with the provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan’s Kunar province, puts a bandage on an Afghan boy’s leg at Zagrano Bando School, April 14, 2011. Beheler noticed the boy was wearing a makeshift bandage after being bitten by a dog the previous day, and he changed the boy’s bandage to help in preventing infection. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Chuck Walker
KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Deployments often afford service members an opportunity to experience situations and perform duties outside of their comfort zone. One person who has broadened his skill set during his tour in Afghanistan is Navy Seaman James Q. Beheler.
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Spc. Bince Miller and Spc. David Quintanilla, both from Bravo Company 640th Aviation Support Battalion, play a round of foosball at the Walker Center at Camp Taji, Iraq on May 3, 2011. (Photo by Spc. Matthew Wright, 40th Combat Aviation Brigade)
CAMP TAJI, Iraq – Being in theater in Iraq can put a lot of pressure on Soldiers. On constant alert and putting in long work hours means there is little personal time, but the Army does offer Soldiers places to unwind and forget, for a moment, where they are.
Published in Press Releases - Iraq

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq – Iraq Special Forces commandos with the 6th Regional Commando Battalion prepare to assault an objective during Operation Lions Leap at Khor Al Zubair, April 28, after being dropped off by Iraqi Air Force helicopters. Operation Lions leap was the largest joint-military exercise in Iraqi history since 2003 involving the Iraqi Army, Navy, Air Force and Special Forces Operations. (Photo by Sgt. James Kennedy Benjamin)
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq – U.S. and Iraqi Security Forces gathered at Khor Al Zubair, Iraq, April 28, to witness one of the largest joint-military exercises in ISF history.
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Pentagon Police Department Officers Johnnie Boynes, Arthur Garrelts and Jason Cummiskey begin a night shift with the retiring of the colors from the Pentagon’s riverside flag poles. DOD photo by Paul Taylor
WASHINGTON – On the evening of March 4, 2010, an armed gunman approached the Pentagon’s metro entrance and opened fire.
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Osama bin Laden
WASHINGTON – The United States will not become complacent in the aftermath of killing Osama bin Laden, but will continue its efforts to stamp out terrorism with new resolve, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said today.
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SAN ANTONIO – When Erin Hirvela was 2, her parents, Air Force Master Sgts. Gus and Danielle Hirvela, enlisted Sesame Street’s Elmo to help their daughter understand why her daddy was going away for a while.
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Osama bin Laden
WASHINGTON – The plan to attack the compound of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden was the result of relentless intelligence work and operational professionalism, White House officials, speaking on background, said this morning.
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ORLANDO, Fla. – As the military works to shrink its operational energy footprint, experts in solar power, microgrids and “smart” generators recently took that technology to a crucial jury: the troops.
Published in Technology - New

U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks to service members during an all-hands call on Camp Victory, Iraq, April 22. The gathering included an awards and reenlistment ceremony, as well as a question and answer session between Mullen and the service members.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Paul Holston)
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - During a two-day visit to Iraq, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, awarded joint service medals to four service members and a civilian. He also administered the oath of reenlistment to eight Soldiers in the Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory, April 22.
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