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Lavatai Runs for 2 TDs, Navy's D Dominates in Win Over Army

Navy quarterback Tai Lavatai, top center, runs the ball in for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Navy had its way with Army. It was good, aggressive, lucky and most of all angry with the idea the Black Knights had turned the tables in one of…
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Army Gets Navy's (Wrong) Goat

The U.S. Naval Academy mascot stands on the sideline during the 113th Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 8, 2012. (Department of Defense photo by EJ Hersom) Mascot-nabbing has been technically off-limits between the service academies for…
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Army Expects Fierce, Close Combat In Next War Despite Advanced Tech

Soldiers with the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, fire weapons over a trench during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 24, 2021. (Pfc. Emily White/Oklahoma Army National Guard) While the Army recovers from decades of fighting guerrilla forces in the Middle East, leaders are setting their eyes on the wars of…
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US Military Says it Killed al-Qaida Leader in Drone Strike

FILE – In this May 23, 2021, file photo, the Syria national flag is displayed at a gathering at Omayyid Square in the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. Two roadside bombs exploded near a bus carrying troops during the morning rush hour in the Syrian capital early…
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Legendary MMA Fighter's Son Enlists in US Army, Seeks to Become a Ranger

An enlistment ceremony is carried out by MAJ Miguel Diaz at the Army Recruiting Office Huntington Park, CA with PVT Kheydon Gracie, father Royce Gracie, family, friends and loved ones. (U.S. Army Recruiting Los Angeles/Facebook) Combatives training in the 75th Ranger Regiment may soon become a bit more intense, as the son of a hall-of-fame martial artist enlisted recently with hopes of donning…
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New US Air Force secretary to shake up Advanced Battle Management Program

WASHINGTON — The new U.S. Air Force secretary says he’s skeptical about current plans to build the service’s Advanced Battle Management System, signaling the program could be heading for an overhaul. “I want to focus it more on specific operational return on investment,” Frank Kendall told Defense News in a Aug. 13 interview. “Where do we get the most improvement in performance…
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