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  1. Iraqi interpreter Sam Al Helli went into battle, sometimes five times and more a day, with U.S. Marines who had a higher level of training than he did. As soon as be became a U.S. citizen, he worked to enlist in the U.S. military.
  2. In this photo provided by the U.S. Army Women's Museum, members of the 6888th battalion stand in formation in Birmingham, England, in 1945. The Women's Army Corps battalion, which made history as the only all-female Black unit to serve in Europe during World War II, is set to be honored by Congress.
  3. President Joe Biden speaks about the American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, in the East Room of the White House on Thursday.
  4. In this July 3, 2021 file photo, a sign reads: " Temporarily Closed. We have an IT-disturbance and our systems are not functioning", posted in the window of a closed Coop supermarket store in Stockholm, Sweden. Cybersecurity teams worked feverishly Sunday July 4, 2021, to stem the impact of the single biggest global ransomware attack on record, with some details emerging about how the Russia-linked gang responsible breached the company whose software was the conduit. The Swedish grocery chain Coop said most of its 800 stores would be closed for a second day Sunday because their cash register software supplier was crippled.
  5. Rescuers search for bodies from the site where a Philippine military C-130 plane crashed in Patikul town, Jolo province, southern Philippines on Sunday.
  6. Donald Rumsfeld speaks at the dedication of Pentagon Memorial in 2008. The family of the former defense secretary says he has died. He was 88.
  7. President Joe Biden speaks during his meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 28, 2021.
  8. In this image from a video, U.S. military forces conduct defensive precision strikes on a facility used by Iran-backed militia groups for operations, planning, and storage of unmanned aerial vehicles.
  9. The image from video provided by the Department of Defense labelled Gimbal, from 2015, an unexplained object is seen at center as it is tracked as it soars high along the clouds, traveling against the wind. “There's a whole fleet of them,” one naval aviator tells another, though only one indistinct object is shown. “It's rotating."
  10. Iran's new President-elect Ebrahim Raisi. Iran said Tuesday, June 22, that several state-linked news websites have been seized by the U.S. government under unclear circumstances. While there was no immediate acknowledgement of the seizures from American authorities, it comes amid the wider heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran's now-tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
  11. Navy Seaman Jenesis Fabian ties a yellow ribbon in 2019 around a tree at Mayport Memorial Park in Jacksonville in recognition of Suicide Awareness Month. Ribbons were tied to represent the 46 active-duty Navy sailors who died by suicide that year.
  12. Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during an interview Sunday in Kabul, Afghanistan. Karzai said the United States came to Afghanistan to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both.
  13. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough announced Saturday in Orlando that the agency will allow “transgender vets to go through the full gender confirmation process with VA by their side.”
  14. A storage container of explosive ordnance shows signs of theft after arriving at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa. An ammunition canister containing 32 grenades was missing.
  15. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks with the media Monday as he arrives for a NATO summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels.
  16. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, left, and Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts shake hands after the opening ceremony of the Florida Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Aspire Health Partners in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.
  17. CEO Lauren Weiner, left, and chief operations officer Donna Huneycutt are the co-founders of WWC Global, a government consulting firm in Tampa. The company has won an $82 million contract to provide management services for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
  18. Fort Benning, GA. History-making Army Rangers Capt. Kristen Griest of Copperas Cove, Texas, left, and 1st Lt.  Shaye Haver of Orange, Conn., wave to friends and family gathered during the graduation ceremony of the Army’s Ranger School on Friday. 
Griest, 26, and Haver, 25, are the first women to complete the rigorous Ranger School, graduating 
alongside 94 male soldiers. Both women are graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
  19. World War II reenactors gather on Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy on Sunday, the day of 77th anniversary of the assault that helped bring an end to World War II.
  20. Charles Shay, the 96-year-old native American from Indian Island, Maine, salutes during a D-Day ceremony in Carentan, Normandy, Friday, June 4, 2021. In a small Normandy town where paratroopers landed in the early hours of D-Day, applauds broke the silence to honor Charles Shay. He was the only veteran to attend the ceremony in Carentan commemorating the 77th anniversary of the assault that led to the end World War II. Shay was a 19-year-old U.S. Army medic when he landed on Omaha Beach. (AP Photo/Nicolas Garriga)
  21. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents on Wednesday, June 2, were racing to finalize a coalition government to end his 12-year rule — the longest by any Israeli premier — ahead of a midnight deadline. Centrist Lapid and ultranationalist Naftali Bennett have joined forces and agreed to rotate the premiership between them, with Bennett going first, but are still working to cobble together a ruling coalition that would include parties from across the political spectrum
  22. Crew members prepare to abandon ship as fire sweeps through the Iran navy support vessel Kharg in the Gulf of Oman.
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