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File photo:  Soldiers salute as they stand for the Pledge of Allegiance before U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to speak to troops at Fort Stewart on April 27, 2012 in Hinesville, Georgia.

Some undocumented immigrants can join U.S. military

Some undocumented immigrants will be allowed to serve in the U.S. military.

But the new Pentagon policy has a lot of limitations, including:

 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin Dempsey testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senators questioned Dempsey and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel about the threat posed by the terrorist group calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or ISIL.

U.S. boots on the ground in Iraq?

The nation's top general is not ruling out putting U.S. troops into combat to fight ISIS.

HLN's Robin Meade reports.

ISIS official twitter account photos showing their fighters being reinforced near Haditha, Anbar province

Watch: Pres. Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

The U.S. may launch airstrikes in Iraq against the terror group known as ISIS.

President Obama says the strikes would protect U.S. personnel there and help thousands of families trapped in the mountains as they try to get away from terrorists. Also, many Iraqi Christians are on the run after being told convert to Islam or die.

Think Like a Man Too actress La La Anthony sends a military Salute to Troops on Morning Express with Robin Meade

La La to military: 'We love you'

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U.S. May Turn to Iran for Help over Iraq

U.S. May Turn to Iran for Help over Iraq

The Iraqi Air Force launched airstrikes against militants who have taken over parts of Iraq.

And we've learned the U.S. may turn to Iran for help against the militant group called ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Jailed Marine's hearing delayed in Mexico

Jailed Marine's hearing delayed in Mexico

A U.S. Marine who has been locked up in a Mexican prison for crossing the border with guns will have to wait for a new trial.

Mexican authorities accuse him of trying to smuggle the weapons into their country from the U.S.

Hundreds of strangers attended the funeral of former RAF Bomber Command ground crew member, Harold Jellicoe Percival, following an online campaign sparked by a notice placed in a newspaper by the funeral directors.

Hundreds of strangers attend WWII vet's funeral

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See how service dogs are changing the lives of our American heroes.

Today's 'Morning Express with Robin Meade' Salute to Troops is from LeBron James -

LeBron James' Salute to Troops

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File photo: A US soldier with a Christian cross tattoed on his forearm steers a vehicle across a base in Kandahar on September 1, 2010.

Army close to inking tattoo ban

The army is a few signatures away from banning certain tattoos.

According to "Stars and Stripes," soon no tattoos will be allowed below the elbows and knees or above the neckline.

Captain Hyrum Bronson surprises his wife and kids

Soldier's secret scuba mission: Surprise fam

Captain Hyrum Bronson had been deployed for six months and wasn't expected to return for another three weeks.

So imagine the surprise when he emerged out of the water behind his unsuspecting wife and kids while they took a swim.