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FRIDAY FOTO (March 13, 2015)

Doorbusters.

A U.S. Army Green Beret (right) watches Honduran commandos kick in the door as the team prepares to enter and breach a room during battle training inside a “shoot house” at… 95 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (March 6, 2015)

And This is Just Practice.

You’ve seen it dozens of times in the movies and on TV. A SWAT team or commando group blows up a door and then rushes in to save hostages or take down the bad guys. 110 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (February 20, 2015)

Desert Lights.

A U.S. Marine Corps assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) pauses during the Integrated Training Exercise 2-15 Tank Mechanized Assault Course (TMAC) at Marine Air Ground Combat Center… 69 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (February 13, 2015)

Big Sky, Big Mountain.

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Air Force First Lt. Greg Johnston (left) and Capt. R.J. Bergman fly their UH-1N Iroquois… 53 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (February 6, 2015)

Cold Plunge.

Marine Corps Staff Sergeant John Freeseha begins singing the Marines’ Hymn after completing a plunge into freezing water during an ice-breaker drill.

The drill — plunging chest deep into icy cold water and then dragging oneself  out using ski poles — is part of the… 97 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 -- ADVISORY

ADVISORY

PLEASE NOTE:

The third and final part of our blog’s coverage of the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans has been delayed.

We will be posting it before noon today (Friday, January 9, 2015) 16 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (December 28, 1814-January 3, 1815)

General Packenham’s Decision.

December 28

Three days after arriving in the swamps of Louisiana’s Mississippi Delta, British Major General Sir Edward Pakenham contemplates the mess his army is in. 583 more words

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