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A matter of honor: reflections of character and courage

It was September 1968. The monsoon rains were heavy, making movement in the bush complicated and infinitely more unbearable. Phase 3 of the Tet Offensive was in full swing with rocket and mortar attacks...

Russia Wants The Same Amphibious Capability As The US Marine Corps

In 2014, Russia was on its way to filling a major capacity gap that emerged during the 2008 Russo-Georgia conflict; namely, a significant lack of amphibious assault capability. During the short conflict, Russia deployed...

The Forgotten Fighters of America’s Forever Wars

Children born on September 11th, 2001, are old enough to fight in the war that began that day. When they go into battle, they will only know the video of the Twin Towers falling,...

US Troops Just Scored Their Largest Pay Raise In Nearly A Decade

The $717 billion National Defense Authorization Act includes a 2.6 pay increase for military personnel, the largest raise in almost a decade. President Trump signed the measure Monday. Military.com estimates the pay raise will...

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