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Will base closures in Europe leave the U.S. vulnerable?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The Pentagon last week announced plans to further consolidate United States forces based in Europe. The realignment will result in the closure of major U.S.

America’s most surprising military victory was also a win over prejudice

By Marvin Olasky
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History | Two hundred years ago today, on January 8, 1815, the Battle of New Orleans ended with dramatic casualty numbers: 71 Americans vs. 2,042 British soldiers. You…

3-D printing could give new meaning to meals ready to eat

By Michael Cochrane
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Food | The crew of the fictional starship Enterprise synthesized their meals on demand using a replicator—a device that used transporter technology to dematerialize…

Studying ISIS and ourselves

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | The commander of American Special Operations in the Middle East, Maj. Gen. Michael K. Nagata, is reported to be seeking help in learning why the Islamic State…

Air defense blimps put on guard along the East Coast

By Michael Cochrane
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Defense | Starting next spring, and continuing for another three years, commuters on the Interstate 95 corridor will have to get used to seeing something new in the…

Army chaplain reprimanded for discussing his faith

Army chaplain reprimanded for discussing his faith

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After multiple combat deployments, chaplain and U.S. Army Ranger Joseph Lawhorne shared during a suicide prevention training class how his faith had helped…

Fight against ISIS gets more money, troops

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote last week, the House of Representatives approved a $585 billion defense spending bill that expands support for Operation…

Great stories from the Greatest Generation

By J.C. Derrick
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History | Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw first dubbed World War II–era Americans “The Greatest Generation” in his 1998 book by the same name. “It is, I…

Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

GOP leader: Obama’s pick for Pentagon chief has broad support

By Lynde Langdon
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Defense | President Barack Obama has chosen former Pentagon second-in-command Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, a senior Republican senator…

That infamous day

By J.C. Derrick
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History | As Pearl Harbor survivors grow fewer in number, their memories of the Japanese attack resonate louder through history

New fighter jets pass first training mission test

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The nation’s two newest fighter jets finally took to the skies together earlier this month in a joint training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

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