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The Landing Zone


A busy base in East Africa

A busy base in East Africa

As operations in Afghanistan wind down, it’s Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti – the front line and jumping-off point for U.S. expeditionary forces defending our freedoms and fighting our enemies.

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Learning by Disaster

Learning by Disaster

The consequences of an Army with fewer resources and fewer soldiers are glaring and grim.

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A Promise Kept

A Promise Kept

Even though other countries are displeased with the United States, they don't forget the sacrifices of American veterans laid to rest on their native soil.

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U.S. Navy: Drifting Toward Danger

U.S. Navy: Drifting Toward Danger

If cuts to the Navy cause the United States to lose its status as a maritime power, the effects will be felt domestically and ripple through to the rest of the world.

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Time for NATO to Focus on Fundamentals

Time for NATO to Focus on Fundamentals

As Russia's military expands, NATO is returning to its traditional role of deterrence.

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Jordan: An Unsung Ally

Jordan: An Unsung Ally

Jordan is emerging as an ally that shares U.S. interests and ideals, but Americans don’t seem to appreciate this old friend in the Middle East.

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Off We Go

Off We Go

Few know the power of the modern Air Force, which can reach out and touch any point on the globe with near-instantaneous speed and lethality.

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Global Guess Who?

Global Guess Who?

Playing a game of global 'Guess Who'? reveals that countries aren't always exactly as we believe them to be.

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