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Seth Meyers And Ash Carter Spend A Day Doing ‘Pentagon Stuff’
Ever wonder why Vladimir Putin rides a horse shirtless, what the nuclear launch codes are, or what negotiations between the U.S. military and a North Korean ambassador might look like? Late-night talk show host Seth Meyers went and found out.
On Oct. 13, the “Late Night With Seth Meyers” host joined Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter for a tour of the Pentagon, where he learned a few things very quickly. First, if you ask a Marine, a soldier, an airman, and a sailor what branch is their least favorite, the emphatic answer will always be the Coast Guard. Second, at the Pentagon, anything is dramatic if delivered in a file, even a lunch order.
In the video, Carter and Meyers tour the Pentagon, prank call President Barack Obama, and spend time admiring the portraits that line the halls, including Carter’s, which he definitely posed for.
Meyers even took time to check out the department’s impressive collection of artifacts, like Osama bin Laden's collection of pogs, one of the most extensive and diverse in the world, and Adolph Hitler’s mustache, which is “nein centimeters long,” Meyers quips in the video.
Check out the full clip below.
The White House doctor still under investigation for doling out pills like a ‘candy man’ is now running for Congress
Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician and retired Navy rear admiral who had a short run as the nominee for the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2018, now plans to run for a seat in Congress.
University of Phoenix to pay $191 million for lying to troops about its close ties with major companies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The University of Phoenix, which is owned by Apollo Education Group, has agreed to pay $191 million to settle charges that it falsely advertised close ties with major U.S. companies that could lead to jobs for students, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.
The University of Phoenix will pay $50 million to the FTC to return to consumers and cancel $141 million in student debt.
Some of the advertisements targeted military and Hispanic students, the FTC said.
As UCF research associate Shane Reynolds guides his avatar over a virtual minefield using his iPad, small beeps and whistles reveal the location of the scourge of the modern war zone: Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs. He must take his time to sweep every last inch of the playing field to make sure his character doesn't miss any of the often-deadly bombs.
Despite his slow pace, Reynolds makes a small misstep and with a kaboom! a bomb blows up his player, graphically scattering body parts.
The Navy has posthumously awarded aviator and aircrewman wings to three sailors killed in last week's shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola.
"The selfless acts of heroism displayed by these young Sailors the morning of Dec. 6 are nothing short of incredible," Chief of Naval Air Training Rear Adm. Daniel Dwyer said in a statement.