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What It Takes To Run The Military, And Why Mattis Is Perfect
In an exclusive interview with Task & Purpose, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta explains what it takes to lead the Defense Department, and why James Mattis will excel.
David Shulkin, the Under Secretary of Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in New York.
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Trump’s VA Pick Is The First Non-Veteran For The Role
Trump announces David Shulkin to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. If confirmed he’ll be the first non-veteran to fill the post.
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Airmen Can Now Get Tatted Up Under New Air Force Policy
The Air Force hopes the change will slow hemorrhaging of recruits to other services who sought more relaxed tattoo policies.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly testifies during the Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing on his confirmation to be Secretary of Homeland Security on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.
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The Retired Marine General In Charge Of Trump’s Wall Thinks It’s Not Enough
Donald Trump’s choice to head the Department of Homeland Security, retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, said Tuesday that a wall won’t solve the problem.
Ohio Air National Guard’s 121st Air Refueling Wing welcomes an A-10C Thunderbolt II from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Sept. 1, 2016. A-10s were relocated in preparation for Tropical Storm Hermine.
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A-10 Warthogs Receive Next-Generation, Search-And-Rescue Upgrade
Nineteen Warthogs recently received upgrades to enhance their combat search-and-rescue capabilities.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura talks to reporters at the Warren E. Burger Federal Building and United States Courthouse after a defamation hearing, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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Supreme Court Shoots Down Jesse Ventura’s Appeal In $1.8 Million ‘American Sniper’ Verdict
Jesse Ventura’s bid to reinstate a $1.8 million verdict against the Chris Kyle estate was swatted down by the Supreme Court.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, arrives for a meeting with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee which would conduct Mattis’ confirmation hearing, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.
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Mattis’ Confirmation Hearing Is This Week
Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis will face two hearings to be confirmed as America’s new defense secretary.
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Finally, Scientific Proof That People Who Swear More Are Just More F***ing Honest
If this is true (and who are we to argue with science) the military might be the most honest place on Earth.
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Trump Jr Wants To Make It Easier To Buy Silencers
Donald Trump Jr. takes aim at laws restricting the purchase of silencers, arguing that easier access to the accessory is a safety concern for shooters.
Army Capt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan, one of the first Sikh officers in the military since permission was granted to allow beards, long hair, and turbans on active duty.
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Army Grants Religious Exemptions For Beards, Turbans, And Hijabs
Sikhs, Muslims, and observers of other religions that include grooming and clothing requirements will find it easier to serve going forward.
A Marine pauses while on patrol in Gowragi, Afghanistan, during a clearing operation, Oct. 1, 2010.
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Marines Are Going Back To Helmand This Spring To Face The Taliban
The Marines will be on nine-month deployments at bases and outposts across the province.
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Here’s A Look At The Fort Lauderdale Shooter’s Now-Disabled Instagram Account
Esteban Santiago, the 26-year-old identified in the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting, served in the Army National Guard and posted Instagram photos from his deployment to Iraq before the account was taken down.
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Russian Marines Go Full ‘Bloodsport’ During Show-Of-Force Demonstration In The Philippines
Watch a group of Russian Marines show off their sick karate skills in this brick-smashing display of military might.
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Donald ‘The Ratings Machine’ Trump Dukes It Out With Schwarzenegger Over TV Ratings
As ratings for "The New Celebrity Apprentice" slump, the president-elect reminds his successor that he's still number one.
Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) were named as Town & Country's most eligible bachelors in 2017.
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Here Are The 2 Most Eligible Veteran Bachelors In The World
Two veteran congressmen have been named as top bachelors in 2017.