This image represents the changing faces of those who have fought and continue to fight in defense of American freedom. The hundreds of photos represent the past 70 years of the U.S. military. Together, they create one image - an illustration of our modern warfighters.
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Dec 4, 2011
In the Aftermath: Ten Years of War and Change
In the past decade, the United States military has adapted to a very old kind of warfare for which it was unprepared, developed new tools to defeat terrorists, and—most of all—seen extraordinary determination and courage from a new generation of great Americans who are part of an all-volunteer force.