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What not to say to a service member on Veterans Day
"I was going to join the military, but..."
Unbelievable stories from the Second Battle of Fallujah
The stories that emerged from that battle are the kind that legends are built on. They're larger than life and in some cases seem unbelievable. But they're true.
Sebastian Junger: Over-valorizing vets does more harm than good
"After a certain point in time, it will actually become destructive to them."
The heroic last stand of 2 Marines in Ramadi
Their final stand and sacrifice all took place in a matter of seconds.
This Gulf War footage of an F-16 dodging 6 Iraqi missiles is insane
“Stroke 3 break right. Break right. SAM lock."
Incredible photos show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack
On December 7, 1941, the U.S. naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor suffered a devastating attack from the air and sea
The F/A-18 Super Hornet that pulled off the US’s first air-to-air kill in 18 years still has the war paint to prove it
According to recent Pentagon photos, the F/A-18E Super Hornet from VFA-87 that shot down a Syrian Sukhoi Su-22 fighter-bomber in the U.S. military's first air-to-air kill since 1999 clearly carries a fresh victory marking — a scalp for one of the squadron's "Golden Warriors"
The Taliban drove his family out of Afghanistan when he was a child. Now he wants to go back as a Marine
23 years ago, the Taliban drove Pvt. Atiqullah Assadi and his family from their home in Afghanistan. Now, he's a United States Marine, and he intends to go back.
The inside story of how The Village People shot the music video for ‘In The Navy’ onboard an active warship
The U.S. Navy invited The Village People to shoot the music video for 'In The Navy' aboard the Knox-class frigate USS Reasoner. What happened next is the stuff of pop culture legend
6 smart habits of the US military’s most successful commanders
We need a few good men and women with leadership experience — and what better leadership school than the U.S. military?
Watch a WWII Code Talker sing the Marine Corps hymn in Navajo
President Ronald Reagan designated August 14 National Navajo Code Talkers Day in honor of the American Indians who joined the Marine Corps in World War II and lent their language to the crypto effort against Japan
Here’s why the pilot of Enola Gay had no regrets about dropping the first atom bomb
Early in the morning of August 6, 1945, a U.S. Air Force B29 bomber, the Enola Gay, took off with a 9,700 top-secret bomb named Little Boy. Its pilot, Paul W. Tibbets Jr., led a crew of 12 men on a mission that would change the history of the world
6 things you should definitely not say to a veteran on Memorial Day
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The backstory of how the Marine Corps was able to correct the identity of a Marine in this iconic Iwo Jima photo
"They stayed two days and opened every drawer and took pictures. If Dick were still alive, he'd say 'what a bunch of excitement.'"
Taliban: No peace agreement if US troops stay in Afghanistan
"My fellow Afghans will soon celebrate this historic agreement," Sirajuddin Haqqani wrote in the New York Times. "Once it is entirely fulfilled, Afghans will see the departure of all foreign troops"
‘Hit with a truck’ — How Iran’s missiles inflicted traumatic brain injuries on US troops
Reuters interviewed more than a dozen officials and soldiers and spoke with brain-injury specialists to assemble the most comprehensive account so far of the nature of the soldiers' injuries and how they sustained them.
We salute the Army crew that named their tank ‘Baby Yoda’
Baby Yoda is the diminutive king of the Internet, so it was only a matter of time before some enterprising tank crew offered up their tank to him as tribute
Video shows US military vehicle running a Russian military truck off the road in Syria
A video has emerged showing a U.S. military vehicle running a Russian armored truck off the road in Syria after it tried to pass an American convoy.
Alaska airman punished for peeing in office coffee maker
Five days AWOL, Five letters of reprimand, one smelly coffee maker
Here’s the list of military clinics that will no longer serve retirees and families
Pentagon officials on Wednesday released a list of military treatment facilities and clinics that will no longer provide care to military retirees and active-duty families as part of a shift in focus to supporting active-duty readiness
Judge orders Navy to release documents on the 1963 USS Thresher disaster which killed 129 sailors
Conflicting theories about the sinking include an electrical failure and flooding in the engine room. The documents could lend more clarity, the lawsuit says.
First group of coronavirus evacuees leaves quarantine at MCAS Miramar
After two weeks pent up at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, the first group of coronavirus evacuees to arrive in San Diego finally got to leave Tuesday
For years he sold the military’s version of the Iraq War. Now he’s on a mission to convey ‘the chaos and absurdity of that experience’
With his new memoir, "Attention Servicemember" Army veteran and former conflict photographer Ben Brody shows war the way he saw it.
100 soldiers will leave the Army for the Space Force sooner than you think
"I think it would be a great opportunity for these young men and women," Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.
Top Pentagon policy official who certified Ukraine aid fired
John Rood is perhaps best known for sending a letter to Congress in May 2019 in which he certified that Ukraine had made enough progress fighting corruption to allow the Defense Department to provide the Ukrainian government with a $250 million military assistance package