Iraqi army soldiers stand guard near burned trailers (above) at Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, in April after the army attacked the camp. An outdoor kitchen was also burned (below) and 36 residents of the camp were killed. The top U.N. envoy to Iraq, Martin Kobler, offered on Thursday to broker the peaceful closing of the camp for Iranian exiles, before the government in Baghdad forces its residents out at the end of the year. (Associated Press)
Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army,right, and Gen. David M. Rodriguez wait to be introduced during Forces Command Assumption of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds)
South Korean pop singer Rain gives a military salute to his fans before he enters the army to serve in front of an army training center in Uijeongbu, north of of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
An Army sergeant talks to high school students in North Carolina about a career in the Army. While visits and calls to military recruiting offices increased after the terrorism attacks, the legend of a wave of enlistments rolling in after Sept. 11 isn't true.
Soldiers from the Army's Old Guard take photos of headstones in Section 15 of Arlington National Cemetery. Their project is to photograph and catalog the more than 219,00 grave markers and 43,000 nameplates in the columbarium.
Students in the Rocky Run Middle School advanced year-long theatre salute during a musical performance of "This is the Army Mr. Jones" for World War II veterans during the school's annual World War II Day on Thursday, June 9, 2011. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates pats Army veteran Craig Gerhartz on the back prior to speaking at the Rolling Thunder rally Sunday. Mr. Gerhartz, from South River, N.J., served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Gates gave him two military "challenge coins." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
People flee though the Congolese jungle after the army ordered them to leave. Violence is spiraling out of control, fed by the competition for control of mineral resources that has drawn in armed and vicious groups, including the army. (Associated Press)
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates talks with troops from the Army's 25th Infantry Division from Hawaii and answers their questions during a visit at Camp Victory on Thursday in Baghdad. Mr. Gates is meeting with military and civilian leaders during what he described as possibly his last trip to Iraq as defense secretary. (Associated Press)
From left, Rear Adm. Paul Zukunft of the Coast Guard, Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III of the Air Force, Vice Adm. Michael Vitale of the Navy, Lt. Gen. Terry G. Robling of the Marine Corps, and Maj. Gen. Karl Horst of the Army throw out first pitches Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
The U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," changes the guard as the body of former Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, lies in honor in the Memorial Amphitheater Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. He died on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at his West Virginia home at age 110. Mr. Buckles enlisted in the Army on Aug. 14, 1917, at the age of 16; he was discharged in 1920. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Members of the U.S. Air Force and tourists pass by the casket of former Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, as his body lies in honor in the Memorial Amphitheater Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Mr. Buckles died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2011, at his West Virginia home at age 110. Mr. Buckles enlisted in the Army on Aug. 14, 1917, at the age of 16; he was discharged in 1920. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned Sunday from the post he'd held since May 2009, after causing a stir by describing the Army's treatment of the suspected WikiLeaks leaker as "ridiculous" and "stupid." (Associated Press)
Egyptian protesters pray as the army blocked the entrence to Ettehadyya Presidential Palace in Cairo by barbed wire Friday, Feb. 11, 2011. The Egyptian government announced later Friday that President Hosni Mubarak has resigned. (AP Photo)
Anti-government demonstrators hand over to the the army a man, center, they suspect to be a supporter of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo's Tahrir Square Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Victoria Hazou)
In this Nov. 20, 2010 photo, NBC football analyst and former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy, left, works with Dan Patrick on the sidelines during halftime of the Army/Notre Dame NCAA college football game at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)