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Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis (credit: U.S. Army)

Report: S.I. Soldier Died Shielding Polish Officer From Suicide Bomber

Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis stepped into the path of the Polish soldier and blocked him from the blast of an insurgent’s suicide vest, according to a report in the Army Times.

09/18/2013

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Soldier From Jersey City Makes The Ultimate Sacrifice In Afghanistan

Army Private First Class Leroy Deronde III, a soldier from Jersey City, was killed on Saturday during an ambush in Afghanistan.

06/04/2012

US soldiers keep watch at the entrance of a military base near Alkozai village following the shooting of Afghan civilians allegedly committed by a rogue US soldier in Panjwayi district, Kandahar province on March 11, 2012. (credit: Jangir/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King Says Soldier’s Alleged Mass Murder In Afghanistan Makes Things ‘More Dangerous’

“This is definitely going to hurt our situation,” King, chairman of the Homeland Security committee, said.

03/12/2012

Kandahar Province, Afghanistan - File / Photo: Getty Images

New York Area Veterans Getting Lost In The System

Nearly a quater of the 85,000 veterans who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from mental health disorders, according to a new study.

01/26/2011