In a lawn ceremony at the Marine Barracks in Washington, Gen. Joseph Dunford became the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps as his predecessor, Gen. James F. Amos, moves to retire from active service.
Dunford commanded the 5th Marine Regiment as it led the way in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, where he earned the nickname “Fighting Joe.” He served as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps from 2010 to 2012, when he was tapped by the Obama administration to become the top U.S. general in Afghanistan.
The Coast Guard is officially shit outta luck for a paycheck thanks to the government shutdown, which means that zero coasties have been paid to create some of the amazing memes being shared as a way to vent their frustration.
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after several U.S. service members were killed by an ISIS suicide bomber in Manbij, Syria.
Soldiers, family and community gathered in Morehead City to render honors and witness the transfer and memorial of U.S. Army Sgt James Slape Nov. 9-11, 2018. Slape will hold a temporary resting place in Morehead City before ultimately moving to Arlington Cemetery. Slape supported Operations Resolute Support and Freedom Sentinel in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt Leticia Samuels, North Carolina National Guard)
An ISIS suicide bomber killed four Americans in Manbij, Syria, on Wednesday.