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  • MHQ Magazine

    The 27-Day War

    Just a month after 9/11 a handful of CIA men and U.S. Special Forces soldiers in Afghanistan—backed by cavalry, cash, and airstrikes—toppled the Taliban. At dusk on September 19, 2001, eight days after al-Qaeda’s 9/11 attack claimed...

  • Military History Magazine

    Valor | No Man Left Behind

    Specialist Salvatore Giunta U.S. Army Medal of Honor Afghanistan Oct. 25, 2007 For repeatedly risking his life to recover stricken fellow soldiers under what his citation describes as “withering enemy fire,” U.S. Army Staff Sgt....