Steve Bannon is President Trump's chief strategist.
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Steve Bannon Was Just Given A National Security Council Seat Normally Reserved For A General
President Donald Trump is bringing politics into the National Security Council by offering Steve Bannon a seat at the table.
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REPORT: This Former SEAL Commander Is The Newest Member Of Trump’s Cabinet
President-elect Donald Trump reportedly selects Ryan Zinke as interior secretary.
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee in review of the National Defense Authorization Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., March 13, 2014.
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4 Retired Military Leaders Who Could Serve In The Trump Administration
Here are four senior military leaders President-elect Donald Trump could bring on board to assist and advise him as commander-in-chief.
President Barack Obama attends the U.S. Military Academy commencement address at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., May 22, 2010.
Leadership
Military Officers Have A Wishlist For The Next President
Military officers vote for strong leaders with integrity, and the ability to stay calm under fire.
President Barack Obama participates in a rally for American troops at Bagram Airfield in Bagram, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 25, 2014.
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Keeping Our Covenant With America’s Veterans
Exclusively for Task & Purpose, President Barack Obama reflects on America’s veterans.
President Barack Obama delivers the graduation address to the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2016 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2016.
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Obama Warns Against Privatizing The VA
During a visit to the Air Force Academy in Colorado, the president flatly stated he opposed privatizing the VA.
Gen. James Mattis, the head of U.S. Central Command, takes questions after delivering a lecture to the London think tank Policy Exchange in London, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011.
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How Mattis Could Actually Become President
A secret group has reportedly come up with a plan to draft retired Marine Gen. James Mattis into the presidential race.
Photograph showing Theodore Roosevelt standing on what appears to be a platform draped with the U.S. flag. A man beside him takes notes on a paper.
History
6 Lessons From Teddy Roosevelt On What It Means To Be An American
On Jan. 26, 1883, Theodore Roosevelt gave a speech on civic responsibility that still rings true 133 years later.
U.S. businessman Donald Trump, a frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, delivers a speech on national security from the deck of the battleship USS Iowa, a museum in Los Angeles Harbor on Sept. 15, 2015. Undaunted by hundreds of Hispanic residents who had gathered nearby to protest against him, Trump said illegal immigrants are treated better than veterans.
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‘Veterans For Trump’ Supporters Deny Ever Joining Group
Despite being listed on Trump’s campaign site, several veterans say they never joined a veterans for Trump coalition.
A painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze.
History
7 Humbling Excerpts From George Washington’s Farewell Address As America’s First President
George Washington’s farewell address is one of cautious encouragement, written by a man who served his country honorably for 45 years.
Marine Gen. James Mattis, commander, U.S. Central Command, left, and Navy Adm. William McRaven, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, listen during a Senate Armed Services committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Washington.
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6 Military Leaders Who Could Run For President In 2016
Amid 2016 presidential election buzz, here are six men of military background who could make a run for the White House.
Former President George H. W. Bush looks down the flight deck of the aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush at the ship’s catapult testing ceremony on Jan. 25, 2008.  President Bush, a World War II naval aviator, was the ceremony’s honorary guest.
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The 8 Presidents With The Most Badass Military Records
American history was largely written by presidents who made their name in uniform. Here are eight of the most badass ones.