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Norquist, Hyten Lead Pentagon's POW/MIA Recognition Day Tribute

Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist paid tribute to prisoners of war and service members missing in action during a Pentagon ceremony marking POW/MIA Recognition Day, saying Americans should keep POWs and MIAs in their hearts every day.


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National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial

The Pentagon Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to honoring the 184 people whose lives were lost when hijackers flew a jetliner into the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.

Victory Over Japan Day: End of World War II

V-J Day, or Victory over Japan Day, marks the end of World War II, one of the deadliest and most destructive wars in history.

For Love of the Game: Baseball's Impact on the Navy

From its introduction into the Navy in the late 1800s, baseball became a phenomenon that U.S. sailors — many of whom were Major League pros — helped to spread around the world.


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