Battle of the Bulge veteran Malcolm "Buck" Marsh, A Company, 36th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, takes part in the ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge at the Mardasson Memorial in Bastogne, Belgium, Dec. 16, 2019. (DOD, Lisa Ferdinando)

An Army veteran of the Battle of the Bulge made the history books come alive with his short speech during a 75th anniversary commemoration in Bastogne, Belgium.

Malcolm "Buck" Marsh Jr., who spoke at the event yesterday, was a soldier in the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment when the Nazis attacked on Dec. 16, 1944. His unit was part of the 3rd Armored Division and it was rushed in to stop the German onslaught.

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A Chinese team got kicked out of the Military World Games in China after accusations of "extensive cheating" from six European nations.

On Monday, China took gold, silver, and fourth place in the women's Middle Distance orienteering challenge in Wuhan, as well as silver in the men's event.

But their celebrations were short-lived.

"The Middle Distance competition was unfortunately overshadowed by extensive cheating by the Chinese team," the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) said in a press release.

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A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium's Florennes Air Force Base earlier this week, destroying another F-16 while damaging another aircraft nearby, according to multiple media reports.

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U.S. Army photo / Spc. Dustin D. Biven.

Reports of the demise of the U.S. military’s presence in Germany are greatly exaggerated, according to the White House.

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Photo via Jeremiah Sullivan III

He’s been on the job only about a week but Richard V. Spencer, the new Secretary of the Navy, faces the tough job of determining the fate of American war hero Craig Becker.

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Roger Sundberg Photography

Six years ago, 31-year-old Swedish pilot Emelie Bonin was given the kind of devastating news that every human being dreads. She was told she had cervical cancer — a potentially fatal disease that stole the lives of nearly 270,000 women around the world in 2012. But last year, she received a diagnosis that all cancer patients and their loved ones desperately hope for: After a years-long fight, she was in remission.

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