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  Oldest living member of ‘Band of Brothers’ dies

Ex-soldier talks about slaying of Iraqi family

An Iraq War veteran serving five life terms for raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and killing her parents and sister says he didn't think of Iraqi civilians as humans after being exposed to extreme war zone violence. Full story

Flying with a medevac unit in Afghanistan

  Associated Press photographer Brennan Linsley recently spent a week embedded with Army medevac teams attached to Charlie Company of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, documenting the moments of relief and heartbreak on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.

Winning hearts and minds - with guns

  Join a platoon from the 101st Airborne on an operation to win over nearby villagers, which is complicated by an elusive enemy.

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A Chinook helicopter lands to pick up U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division following a night raid in Yahya Khel, Paktika province, Afghanistan
A Chinook helicopter lands to pick up U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division following a night raid in Yahya Khel, Paktika province, Afghanistan

A Chinook helicopter lands to pick up U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division following a night raid in Yahya Khel, Paktika province, Afghanistan on Feb. 21. The night raid is a controversial tactic that has been stepped up dramatically since General David Petraeus took over running the Afghan

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A Chinook helicopter lands to pick up U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division following a night raid in Yahya Khel, Paktika province February 21, 2011. The night raid is a controversial tactic that has been stepped up dramatically since General David Petraeus took over running the Afghan war la

Edward Mauser
Edward Mauser

Edward Mauser, the last living soldier of second platoon Easy Company of the 506th parachute infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, who was made famous in the Band of Brothers television series, adjusts his cap in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, before the Nebraska-Kansas NCAA co

Kenneth E. Necochea Jr.
Kenneth E. Necochea Jr.

In this Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 picture, an Army carry team carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Cpl. Kenneth E. Necochea Jr. of San Diego Calif., as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Gen. James E. Cartwright, left, and Lt. Gen. William J. Troy, second from left, salute a