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How small units can prepare for large-scale combat operations
As national security strategy shifts to peer competition, small units will need to be prepare for large-scale combat operations.
By Capt. Harrison "Brandon" Morgan
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Report: Here’s how to get reserve units into the fight faster
New report looks at how quickly reserve forces can be ready to go.
Major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq have ended. What happens now?
With the furling of a flag, top U.S. military leaders marked the “end of major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq” and a change to the U.S.-led coalition’s mission in the country.
War zone deaths are up for the first time in six years
For the first time since 2011, the number of U.S. troops killed in overseas operations has exceeded the previous year's total.
First US female war correspondent to die in combat named 'honorary Marine'
Photographer ‘Dickey’ Chapelle died in Vietnam on patrol with the Marine Corps.
By Andrea Scott