U.S. Marine Corps/Sgt. Lucas Hopkins

The Marines in southern Afghanistan are tasked with helping Afghan security forces from inside the wire, but their commander said it is also possible for them to go into combat.

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Vet Tix

Now that the holidays are over and 2019 has kicked off, January is a great time to start the New Year off by spending quality time with your family and friends. An easy and inexpensive way to accomplish that is by taking them to some of the many family themed that Vet Tix has tickets available for throughout the country.

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Photo illustration/National Geogrpahic

In a scene from National Geographic’s upcoming documentary series, Chain of Command, U.S. Army Col. Patrick Work addresses his command staff via video teleconference from a tent in an unnamed location in Iraq.

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U.S. Marine Corps

This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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Photo courtesy of Netflix

With the White House mulling a new troop surge in Afghanistan, “War Machine,” a dark comedy about the last time we tried this, is exactly what we need right now. On the surface, the feature-length film from writer-director David Michôd — streaming on Netflix starting today — is an examination of post-colonial hubris. Brad Pitt stars as an eerily familiar four-star general tasked with doing what no other foreign military leader could: winning in the storied Southwest Asian graveyard of empires.

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U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Peter D. Lawlor

John Glenn — a man who saw combat as a Marine aviator in World War II and Korea, served as an astronaut and the first man to orbit the earth, and was a U.S. senator from Ohio — passed away at 95 years old on Dec. 8.

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