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70 Years ago today: June 6, 1944 – June 6, 2014

by Travis Normand

Normandy - June 6, 1944

June 6, 2014 – It has been┬áseventy years since June 6, 1944.

No single day of World War II was more important in turning the tide against the Nazis. Unfortunately, this came at great cost to American and Allied troops, as more than 4,400 servicemen died.

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Pentagon to Award Medals for Drone Strikes

Distinguished Warfare Medal-17K

This image released by the Department of Defense shows the . . . newly announced Distinguished Warefare Medal. The Pentagon is creating the new medal that can be awarded to troops who have a direct impact on combat operations but do it from afar. The medal will be awarded to individuals for “extraordinary achievement” related to a military operation. (AP Photo/Department of Defense)Link to source

Click HERE to see enlarged photo of medal.

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