U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF), 101st Airborne Division, board a C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on January 5, 2020. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Daniel Hernandez)

The Defense Department has remained relatively tight-lipped regarding the brazen Jan. 5 raid on a military base at Manda Bay, Kenya, but a new report from the New York Times provides a riveting account filled with new details about how the hours-long gunfight played out.

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A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, takes off at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 10, 2019 (Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Valerie Seelye)

Two airmen were found unresponsive in a dorm room at around 6:30 on Thursday night at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, the Air Force said in a press release.

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(U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, police call for brass after conducting a live fire exercise during Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 at Crow Valley, Philippines, Oct. 6, 2014. (U.S. Marine Corps/MCIPAC Combat Camera Lance Cpl. Richard Currier)

A Marine infantry battalion at Camp Lejeune has still not located the pair of rifles that went missing in a training area in North Carolina late December, according to a Marine Corps spokesman.

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Staff Sgt. Percy Harris (Lamar County Jail)

An Army staff sergeant with the Mississippi Army National Guard has been charged in his wife's murder, after police found her shot to death on Sunday night.

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Former Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis (DoD photo)

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis, who led a Marine task force to Afghanistan shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, said the Washington Post's recent reporting about the U.S. government's pattern of lies about the war over the last two decades is not "revelatory."

Mattis, who was interviewed by the Washington Post's David Ignatius on Friday, also said he does not believe the U.S. government made any efforts to hide the true situation in Afghanistan and he argued the war has not been in vain.

Here are 10 key quotes from Mattis regarding the Washington Post's reporting in the 'Afghanistan Papers.'

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Saudi air force Second Lt. Mohammed Saeed al-Shamrani (NBC News)

The Saudi military officer who shot and killed 3 people at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday reportedly hosted a "dinner party" the week before the attack "to watch videos of mass shootings," the Associated Press reports, citing an unnamed U.S. official.

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