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Chuck Norris contains multitudes.

He's an Oklahoman and an Air Force vet, an actor and martial artist. The intensity of his badassery formed the basis of one of the earliest and most ubiquitous internet memes. He's a fictional member of Delta Force and a Texas Ranger, his beard a source of such virile endurance and strength that it makes Samson's biblical mane look like a bouquet of hobo pubes.

Now, Norris will live forever as the ultimate instrument of righteousness: an M1 Abrams tank.

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Upgraded AH-64E Apache helicopters have arrived for duty as the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, with the Army’s 1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas, takes over the U.S. military in Europe’s rotational air mission.

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Screengrab via National Geographic's "The Long Road Home"

Days after releasing an emotionally charged new trailer for The Long Road Home, National Geographic is unveiling another look at the upcoming miniseries about a routine patrol that went sideways in Sadr City in 2004. The new two minute-long teaser, provided exclusively to Task & Purpose, focuses on the toll deployments can take on the military families and spouses who remain behind when their loved ones go off to war.

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A new trailer for National Geographic’s The Long Road Home is a collection of chilling vignettes that guide viewers through the horror and uncertainty of combat in Baghdad’s Sadr City in 2004.

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U.S. Army photo

Editor’s Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Gabriel Jenko.

The Army announced Wednesday that a brigade of Fort Riley soldiers began a nine-month deployment to South Korea as officials from that country met with their U.S. counterparts in Washington over growing tensions with North Korea.

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