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9 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Armed Forces

Delve into the history of America’s military on the 225th anniversary of its official founding.

Matthew G. Axelson, Daniel R. Healy, James Suh, Marcus Luttrell, Eric S. Patton and Michael P. Murphy pose in Afghanistan on June 18, 2005. Ten days later, all but Luttrell would be killed by enemy forces while supporting Operating Red Wings, which also claimed the lives of Danny Dietz and 13 other Navy Seals. (Credit: U.S. Navy/Getty Images)

The Real-Life Story Behind “Lone Survivor”

Before “Lone Survivor” hits theaters on January 10, read the incredible tale of Marcus Luttrell and his fellow Navy SEALs that is the basis for the film.

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Seal Team Six Member Killed in Afghanistan Rescue Operation

The elite U.S. special operations unit that killed Osama bin Laden lost one of its members last weekend during a rescue operation in Afghanistan.

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The Secret Unit That Killed Bin Laden

Find out about the history and past operations of the elite Navy SEAL unit that killed Osama bin Laden.