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White House Admits Plans to Close Guantanamo in the Works

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After a long bout of silence and accusations of delays, the Obama administration finally announced that plans for Congress to close down Guantanamo Bay are near completion. “The Administration is in the final stages of drafting a plan to safely and

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Should the Servicemen Killed in Chattanooga Receive Purple Hearts?

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Republican Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, stated Wednesday that he wants to make sure the servicemembers killed in the Chattanooga shooting receive Purple Hearts. Four Marines and one sailor were gunned down by 24-year-old Mohammad

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After Iran Nuke Deal, Iran Hates US Even More

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It’s often the case with bullies: you give them what they want, and they despise and disrespect you even more for it. Such is apparently the case with Iran. We delivered a pretty lax nuclear deal to Iran, one which

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Conservative Senate Bill Bans "Gun Free Zones" for Military!

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Finally some semblance of logic and reason comes to Washington, D.C. On the heels of the latest Muslim terrorist attack on our military service members, conservatives in the Senate have finally pushed through a new bill that would address “gun

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The War Stories We Need to Hear vs. The War Stories We are Told

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I have a few relatives and friends who fought for the US military overseas. A very few of that few have been willing to talk about their experiences as soldiers in other countries. But most of them have been reluctant

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Army Plans to Cut 40,000 Troops

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Army plans indicate military officials will cut 40,000 troops from the force over a period of two years. Neither domestic nor foreign outposts are exempt from the cuts, according to a document obtained by USA Today. The end result would be a total of 450,000

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Rand Paul Says GOP Hawks Have Helped ISIS Grow Stronger

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With words closely echoing his father’s foreign policy concerns, Rand Paul has said that the GOP penchant for making war has actually created the current ISIS crisis: In an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Paul was asked about the criticism

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Marine Appeals Court-Martial for Displaying Bible Verse

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Last year, Lance Cpl. Monifa Sterling was court-martialed for refusing to take down a paraphrased Bible verse on her computer. With the help of a non-profit legal organization, she’s planning to fight that ruling with an appeal. While serving in the Marine

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Veteran with PTSD Suspended from School for Requesting Non-Muslim Counselor!

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A Marine veteran diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has been suspended from school and labeled a possible threat after requesting to have a non-Muslim counselor, Campus Reform reports. Jeremy Rawls served two tours in Iraq and is a rising senior at Mississippi College, a Baptist school with

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What Does Climate Change Have to Do With Our Military?

Atlantic City, NJ ( Sept. 28, 2006)--A Coast Guard rescue swimmer from Air Station Atlantic City prepares to enter the water off of Atlantic City, NJ, during a water rescue training excercise Sept. 28, 2006. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PAC Tom Sperduto

President Obama recently spoke at the commencement for the Coast Guard Academy. He decided it was as good a time as ever to bring up climate change: Climate change is one of those most severe threats. This is not just

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Special OPS Kill ISIS Leader and Free His Family Slave

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United States special operators entered Syria from Iraq Friday night, killing a senior ISIS official involved with the group’s military operations and its illegal oil and gas sales. The jihadi leader, identified by U.S. government statements with the single name Abu Sayyaf, was targeted for capture.

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Veteran Arrested for Trying to Save American Flag from Desecration!

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A U.S. veteran found herself arrested and banned from the campus of Valdosta State University in Georgia after she tried to take an American flag from protesters who were stomping on it. The incident, which occurred Friday, can be seen on

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