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African American History: Montford Point Marines

by | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 |

In honor of Black History Month, today we look at the Montford Point Marines of World War II...

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The Air Force’s New Lightning

by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016 |

​On August 2, the United States Air Force declared its new F-35 Lightning II fighter planes ready...

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The Battle of Long Tan: 50 Years After

by | Thursday, August 18, 2016 |

August 18, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australia’s first major...

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The Battle of the Somme: 100 Years

by | Friday, July 1, 2016 |

Photo information: British troops go “over the top” during the 1916 Battle of the Somme in northern...

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