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Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti of Massachusetts (shown here in the mountains of Afghanistan) will be awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions on June 21, 2006, in which he gave his life trying to help another soldier. Courtesy of 10th Mountain Division hide caption

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Vicki and Tom Apsey speak to their son, Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Apsey, who is serving in southern Afghanistan. Catherine Welch for NPR hide caption

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Krakauer Explores Pat Tillman's Death And Cover-Up

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Some Vietnam Vets Get Their Due

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Journalist Reports On The Situation In Afghanistan

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A Mass Grave In Afghanistan Raises Questions

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