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President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor

Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

07/21/2014

Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Hires Military Justice Expert for Army Investigation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has hired a well-known lawyer and military justice expert to represent him as the Army investigates how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan five years ago, before being captured by the Taliban.

07/16/2014

Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Returns to Regular Army Duty

A senior defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.

07/14/2014

(Photo Credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Army: Bergdahl Moved To Outpatient Care

The U.S. Army says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been released from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas.

06/22/2014

Retired Marine Cpl. William 'Kyle' Carpenter receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House on June 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Veteran Who Took Grenade Blast to Protect Fellow Marine Gets Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to a veteran who took the blow from a grenade to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan.

06/19/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Few Indications Taliban Will Head Into Peace Talks With Afghan Government Following Bergdahl Swap

Despite securing the release of five top detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, there are few indications that the Taliban will head into peace talks with the Afghan government any time soon.

06/16/2014

Pentagon says Bergdahl has left Germany on board a U.S. military aircraft and is expected to arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, early Friday morning.  (Photo: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl To Arrive In U.S. On Friday

Pentagon says Bergdahl has left Germany, will arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, early Friday morning.

06/12/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl In Email 3 Days Before Walking Off Base: ‘I Am Done Compromising’

In Facebook posts written before he vanished from his military base in Afghanistan, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl spoke of his frustration with the world and his desire to change the status quo.

06/12/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Durbin: White House Only Finalized Bergdahl Deal Day Before Swap

The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday.

06/11/2014

The Army says it has begun an investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.(credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker: Obama Is ‘Not Going To Get Away With This One’

The House Armed Services Committee will investigate the Obama administration’s swap of an American prisoner held for five years for five Taliban leaders that caused a political firestorm over the lack of congressional notification and fears the high-level Taliban could return to the Afghanistan battlefield.

06/10/2014

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