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U.S. Army veteran gets keys to her new, mortgage free home

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – U.S. Army Sgt. Debra Millender got the keys her new, mortgage free home Thursday in honor of her military service. Bank of America and the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals provided Millender the newly renovated home mortgage free. Millender served 10 years in the Army, being deployed in Germany, South [...]

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Israeli Military, US Army Begin Drill Simulating Missile Attack on Israel

The IDF and the U.S. Army began a drill this week simulating a large-scale missile attack on Israel in which American forces are called to aid Israel in… Haaretz unlimited. Only 1$ for the first month Article source: http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.705575

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US Marines Raised The American Flag Over Iwo Jima 71 Years Ago Today.

On February 23, 1945, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi and raised a pair of American Flags that gave Americans hope that World War II would be coming to an end soon. On February 19, 1945, U.S. Marines began a five-week battle to claim the island 750 miles south of the Japanese mainland. [...]

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PACOM chief: US Marine Corps base in Okinawa won’t move until 2025

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Watch US Marines Teach Norwegian Snow Who’s Boss

Last week we caught a lovely flock of U.S. Marine M1A1 Abrams tanks drifting their way around corners in the Norwegian snow. Now, as part of the same NATO exercise, the Marines are getting their revenge on the white stuff the best way they know how: with explosives.   Above is the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marines with 2nd Explosive, [...]

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How the US Military Can Preserve Seldom-Used Capabilities

Many nations have the luxury of a tightly focused security strategy. They face a single threat or a small number of them. This determines what type of equipment, personnel, concepts and technology, as well as how many troops, they need. But great powers are different. Far-ranging commitments force them to prepare for diverse threats and [...]

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Internet mocks US military document that calls Muslim women wearing headscarves “passive terrorism”

The hijab, or headscarf worn by some Muslim women, “contribute[s] to the idea of passive terrorism” and represents an implicit refusal to “speak against or actively resist terrorism,” claims a bizarre policy paper issued by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, The Intercept reported this week. The U.S. military white paper was written by Tawfik Hamid, an author [...]

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AP: US military launches aggressive cyberwar on ISIS

WASHINGTON – The U.S. military has launched a newly aggressive campaign of cyberattacks against militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, targeting the group’s abilities to use social media and the Internet to recruit fighters and inspire followers, U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Newsmakers John Brennan In a rare interview, [...]

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US Navy sailors leap from ships around the world during ‘swim call’

By Jake Polden For Mailonline Published: 08:18 EST, 25 February 2016 | Updated: 20:38 EST, 25 February 2016 429 View comments The world is a swimming pool for the US Navy, captured here enjoying some well-deserved down time in a series of incredible photographs. The spectacular snaps show sailors and marines partaking in a traditional activity [...]

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Stackley: Funding Levels Creating Risk In US Navy Attack Submarine, Surface Combatant Fleets

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition Sean J. Stackley visits Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head, Md. US Navy Photo The Navy is doing “the best we can do for the dollars we have” but has developed its attack submarine acquisition plan, cruiser modernization plan and Littoral Combat Ship/frigate downselect plan based [...]

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