A Turning Point in the War
On Aug. 3, 2005, the deadliest roadside bomb that U.S. troops had encountered in Iraq killed 14 Marines. The realization that a "deep buried" IED could demolish any U.S. combat vehicle was a wake-up call.
Faces of the Fallen
Search for U.S. service members who have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
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