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Diminutive Plant High grad who served three tours in Iraq to take command of USS Decatur.

Diminutive Plant High grad who served three tours in Iraq to take command of USS Decatur.

TAMPA — At barely 5 feet tall and 100 pounds, Mary Katey Hays is not your typical image of a warrior.
Updated: 3 months ago

The daughter of an Army Air Corps pilot successfully gets her dad his due honor

In the fall of 1943, Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. John G. Caraberis was piloting his B-17 Flying Fortress toward a target in Italy when it was raked by 20mm cannon fire.
Updated: 3 months ago
MacDill hosts second annual international symposium on warrior care

MacDill hosts second annual international symposium on warrior care

Over the last 15 years of war, battlefield health care has improved so much that about 90 percent of U.S. troops injured in battle survive. That’s a far better rate than during World War II, when just about 66 percent of troops survived.
Updated: 3 months ago