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Sgt. Robert B. Brown from Fayetteville, N.C. with Regimental Combat Team 6, Combat Camera Unit watches over the civilian Fire Fighters at the burn pit as smoke and flames rise into the night sky behind him on May 25th, 2007.
Photo by Cpl. Samuel Corum
September 04, 2018 - 12:35 pm
Army Gen. David Petraeus is calling on Congress and VA to properly care for veterans and defense contractors suffering from medical issues due to burn pits in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. “It's a sacred obligation,” said Petraeus, the former commander of U.S. Central Command and Multi-National...
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Chapman, a combat controller, will be the 19th Airman awarded the Medal of Honor since the Department of the Air Force was established in 1947
photo courtesy Secretary of Air Force
July 27, 2018 - 5:22 pm
Air Force Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, a combat controller who was killed during a fierce battle in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan in 2002, will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on August 22, 2018, the White House announced today. Chapman will be the first airman to receive the Medal of Honor...
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