We’re all going to die. But does it have to be this week?

Hey, it’s a fair question — and it’s why Task & Purpose offers you an at-a-glance Friday roundup of the good, the bad, and the fucked up more than usual in recent military and diplomatic news … plus a few pop-culture signs of the apocalypse. Maintain your situational awareness and try not to freak out.

U.S. Marines assigned to the Female Engagement Team (FET), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit practice clearing rooms during an urban operations training exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Feb. 21, 2016. The FET participated in the training in preparation for a future deployment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Koby I. Saunders / 22 Marine Expeditionary Unit / Released)U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Koby I. Saunders
U.S. Marines assigned to the Female Engagement Team (FET), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit practice clearing rooms during an urban operations training exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Feb. 21, 2016. The FET participated in the training in preparation for a future deployment.

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