Military

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Elizabeth Howe
May 06, 2020 - 11:00 pm
The United States Space Force just dropped its first recruiting ad and we have questions. Is our purpose on this planet not on this planet?
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President Donald Trump arrives to address the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, center, and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
January 10, 2020 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military tried, but failed, to take out another senior Iranian commander on the same day that an American airstrike killed the Revolutionary Guard's top general, U.S. officials said Friday. The officials said a military airstrike by special operations forces targeted...
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Qassem Soleimani
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
Associated Press
January 02, 2020 - 9:54 pm
The attack came amid tensions with the United States after a New Year's Eve attack by Iran-backed militias on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
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A McAllen K-9 police officer walks past rebar that will make up the border wall before DHS Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf tours and speaks to the local media at the border wall under construction on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, south of Donna, Texas./The Monitor via AP)
Associated Press
December 12, 2019 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News to push for the job. The Pentagon's inspector general sent a letter Thursday to House Homeland Committee Chairman Bennie...
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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper speaks to reporters during a briefing at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mindful of President Donald Trump's intense interest in space, the Pentagon is declaring U.S. Space Command open for business as part of a broader effort to better defend American interests in space. But there's still no Space Force . Trump planned to participate in a ceremony...
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Map locates the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq.;
May 19, 2019 - 7:13 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq's state-run news agency said did not cause any casualties, came amid...
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Corporal Andrew Neumann
Cpl. Andrew Neumann/Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island
May 02, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Several NASCAR drivers recently got a taste of what it's like to serve in the military. Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Richard Childress car and two of his crew members visited the Coast Guard Station at Wrightsville Beach, N.C.. and Kyle Larson and members of his No. 42 Chip Ganassi pit crew...
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