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JTAC in Portugal
A Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) is the critical link between military elements on the ground and in the air. They are responsible for accurately directing close air support towards targets while safeguarding friendlies.
USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge in the Arabian Gulf
ARABIAN SEA (May 17, 2019) The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) conduct joint operations. Abraham Lincoln and Kearsarge along with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are conducting operations in the 5th fleet area of operation prepared to...
2019 FIRES Conference
The 2019 FIRES Conference held on Fort Sill. The conversations and speaker sessions had here will influence the very foundation and future of the FIRES community (ADA, FA, AMD, etc).
Anzac Day Dawn Service From Anzac Cove in Gallipoli
Despite a security scare before the service, hundreds gathered in Anzac Cove to mark 104 years since the landing at Gallipoli.
China's Global 5G Threat
The United States is lagging behind China in promoting its 5G technologies across the world, with officials only just "waking up" to its potential, a former U.S. national security advisor told CNBC Sunday. "In the marketing of it we are behind," General James Jones — who served as an advisor to...
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve's Birthday
Today is the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve's birthday. Semper Paratus!
Winter Warrior
U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force Europe-Africa 19.1 (MRF-E) conduct winter training exercise Winter Warrior in Haltdalen, Norway, Dec. 9, 2018. Winter Warrior was an exercise that tested Marines winter survivability and ability to push themselves to the limits to complete their...
Centennial Commemoration of Saint-Mihiel Offensive
The centennial commemoration of the Saint-Mihiel Offensive. Supreme Allied Commander and Commander of U.S. European Command, Army General Curtis Scaparrotti gives a speech to a large crowd gathered at the Saint-Mihiel American Cemetery in France. The commemoration brought together servicemembers,...
Operation Talon Spear Insertion
FIREBASE UM JORAIS, IRAQ - U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command prepared for insertion in support of Operation Talon Spear, June 2, 2018. The Marines supported Operation...
MQ-9 Reaper
MQ-9 Reaper aircrews support a wide range of missions in their day-to-day lives. Check out how our Hunters utilize the MQ-9's capabilities to keep our troops and coalition forces safe overseas. U.S. Air Force Video by Airman 1st Class Stephanie Gelardo
Multinational SOF Static-Line Jump Operations
180723-N-OO032-1001 WAHIAWA, Hawaii (July 23, 2018) Multinational Special Operations Forces conduct static-line and high altitude low opening airborne insertions from a U.S. Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III and U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...
Mark as favorite Iran: A strategy for pushing back on Tehran
The Middle East is changing – the more Iran is allowed to direct the transformation of the Middle East, the more the region is likely to emerge worse off. AEI Scholar Kenneth Pollack explains why It is incumbent upon the United States to confront Iran during these times of uncertainty. AEI video...
"Tactical Nukes are Back"
Lt. (j.g.) Andrea Howard, USN, talks to Bill and Ward about the history of tactical nuclear weapons and the state of current thought with respect to their use.
In the Enemy's House
  SPY Historian Vince Houghton sat down with NYT bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize nominee Howard Blum to discuss his newest book In the Enemy's House: The Secret Saga of the FBI Agent and the Code Breaker Who Caught the Russian Spies. This week’s SpyCast is brought to you by The Great...
On Realism
In this start of a new series on the ‘schools of thought’ of war and IR, Alasdair & Austin take a look into Neorealism. What is its history, what kind of picture does it paint the world in, and do they find it useful in their own...
Put yourself in the shoes of a museum curator. You have the funds to conduct some much needed preservation on battleflags captured by the US Navy from the War of 1812. To do that, you have to remove them from their home for almost a century. What happens when you all of a sudden find they are not...
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