Soldiers board a C-17 aircraft Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 at Fort Bragg, N.C., to be deployed in Iraq.
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January 01, 2020 - 10:00 am
Charging that Iran was "fully responsible" for an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, President Donald Trump ordered about 750 U.S. soldiers deployed to the Middle East as about 3,000 more prepared for possible deployment in the next several days. Read more here.
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Former Royal Marine Les Budding, right, stands with Philip Collins, 62, who is the son of the late F.E. Collins of 45 Commando, who fought alongside Budding on D-Day, as they pose for a photo aboard the MV Boudicca ship.
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June 04, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press ABOARD THE BOUDICCA IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL (AP) — The veterans hobble along on canes and lean on walking frames now, slower and weaker than they were on D-Day, when they stormed the Normandy beaches with the fate of the free world resting on their shoulders. It's...
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Uprising soldiers stands outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
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April 30, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Scott Smith, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday in a bold call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. "I...
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In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C.
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February 06, 2019 - 10:47 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches. Watching from the sidelines, Sgt. Maj. Harold...
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John McDevitt
January 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
MALVERN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After a Malvern couple sent sneakers to their son deployed in Afghanistan, they started thinking about other soldiers who may need sneakers too. So they started a nonprofit to help out. The U.S. military does not issue athletic shoes to deployed soldiers, and with...
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