After a busy election season, it's easy to forget that while the two candidates were fighting over the presidency, we were still fighting a war in Iraq. Here's some of the good news from the front lines that you may not have heard:

Army Spc. Phillip Bertam showed his buddies a picture of his girl back home and wasn't killed by sniper fire immediately afterward.

Marine Corps Pfc. Marlon Llewelyn doesn't really want to talk about what happened, but yeah, his penis still works.

After weeks of hard fighting and inch-by-inch advancement, the 5th Platoon, Delta Company finally secured that block of Fallujah with the awesome little shawarma place.

A truck bomb detonated and destroyed a local eyesore that should have been condemned five years ago.

U.S. medics saved an Iraqi man's life when they successfully removed the shards of his wife's skull from his face.