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Meet the camels, Beluga spy whales, and other animals who serve in militaries around the world

Technology has phased many animals out of military service, but there are still just some tasks where only an animal will do.

10 pictures that prove the world’s most powerful weapons are less scary when there’s a giant cat sitting on them

The man behind Twitter's "Military Giant Cats" superimposes massive cats onto tanks and destroyers for a bizarre combo you didn't know you needed.

US military flights to the airport near Trump’s Turnberry resort have doubled since he took office

259 military crews refueled at Scotland's Prestwick Airport in 2019, the closest one to Trump's struggling resort. 40 Air Force crews lodged there.
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and ships assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) transit the Atlantic Ocean while conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) on February 16, 2018.

A US Navy carrier strike group is weirdly deploying without its aircraft carrier after it broke down

Four escort ships of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group are setting sail on a new deployment. The group's aircraft carrier, however, is not.

Jim Mattis says he won’t be running for president in 2020 and that he’s eager to see ‘fresh ideas’

"There's not a hesitation," Jim Mattis said. "I'm just trying to think how to say 'no' even stronger."
Seventeen naturalization candidates from 11 different countries take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the main chapel onboard Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). CFAY provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, 71 tenant commands, and 27,000 military and civilian personnel.

Veterans say the Trump administration’s confusing new rule may be ‘targeting’ immigrants who serve in war zones

The new policy applies to Green Card holders who serve in uniform. "Why are we targeting people who want to serve?" a leading veterans advocate said.
President Trump tweeted out a high-resolution image of the launch pad where one of Iran's rockets blew up.

Trump may have revealed US military secrets by tweeting a photo to taunt Iran

"I've never seen anything like this before," an expert said. "I know that [the US military has] amazing capabilities, but I don't know what this is."
Airmen supporting the Indo-Pacific Command by maintaining continuous bomber presence return to Barksdale Air Force Base, La., July 14, 2018. Airmen and their families are still separated as they defend location around the globe as national defense

The Pentagon was apparently blindsided by a Trump administration move that affects some children of deployed troops

A new policy affecting the citizenship of children born to some US service members appears to have surprised the Department of Defense.
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi gestures during a news conference in San Salvador, El Salvador, August 9, 2019.

Nancy Pelosi calls on Trump to reverse new citizenship policy that affects children born to US troops and diplomats overseas

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic politicians called out the confusing policy change, calling on President Donald Trump to reverse it.
Kashmiri men shout slogans during clashes with Indian security forces, after scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 23, 2019.

India’s blackout and extreme crackdown in Kashmir could ignite a violent uprising

An extreme crackdown in has kept Kashmiri citizens under virtual house arrest and without a lifeline to the outside world for nearly a month.