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FRIDAY FOTO (September 12, 2014)

Horizontal While Vertical

U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Julio Miranda Jr. rappels down a cliff during Mountain Exercise 2014 at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center… 239 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (August 28, 2014)

Dismount!

Estonian soldiers leave their armored vehicle and take a defensive position during a simulated training exercise at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany during Saber Junction 14. 153 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (August 24-August 30, 1814)

PART I

Bungled Battle.

August 24, Major General Robert Ross and nearly 4,500 British troops – veterans of the wars against Napoleon in Europe – are nearing the small Maryland town of Bladensburg on the Eastern Branch of the Potomac River (known today as the Anacostia River) and a main road that leads to Washington about 8 miles away. 1,230 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (Saturday, August 23, 2014

Editor’s Note: We’re back from some time off in the Rockies, so here’s the Friday Foto — a little later than usual.

Optical (Tactical) Illusion. 210 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (August 15, 2014)

Hats of India

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was in India earlier this month to meet with top officials of the new government, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as well as military leaders. 211 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (August 10-August 16, 1814)

Fort Erie.

 August 12, 1814

As the British-Canadian force surrounding Fort Erie on the Canadian side of the Niagara River construct their siege lines and artillery emplacements, three U.S. 255 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO Extra (August 8, 20104)

Fall Guys

Special operations troops assigned to U.S. Southern Command track with their fellow parachutists from Colombia during an international free fall event at Fort Tolemaida, Colombia, July 30. 146 more words

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