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These photos released by the U.S. Army show, from left, Spec. 4 Santiago J. Erevia, Sgt. 1st Class Jose Rodela and Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris. Seeking to correct potential acts of bias spanning three wars, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor on March 18, 2014, to 24 Army veterans, including Erevia, Rodela and Morris, who are still alive and fought in the Vietnam War, following a congressionally mandated review to ensure that eligible recipients were not bypassed due to prejudice. Of the 24, eight fought in the Vietnam War, nine in the Korean War and seven in World War II. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)

24 soldiers to receive Medal of Honor from White House

The White House announced on Friday that President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans for gallantry displayed in past conflicts. All but three of the recipients will be awarded the medal posthumously. Published February 21, 2014

This Oct. 5, 2011, photo, provided by the U.S. Navy, shows Vice Adm. Michael Rogers. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is announcing that Rogers, the head of the Navy's Cyber Command, has been chosen to be the next chief of the troubled National Security Agency. Rogers, also a former intelligence director for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is being nominated to replace Army Gen. Keith Alexander. (AP Photo.U.S. Navy)

Iranian hackers entered 'bloodstream' of Navy network

An Iranian attack on the Navy's largest unclassified computer network that was first reported on in September managed to get into the "bloodstream" of the system — a much more serious breach of security than previous thought — officials now admit, the Wall Street Journal said. Published February 19, 2014

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Human lung made in lab for first time

Scientists have created human lungs in a lab, and Joan Nichols, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch, couldn't be happier. Published February 18, 2014