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LASHKAR GAH AFGHANISTAN Security, Voter Safety Top Priorities As Afghans Prepare for Elections The commanding general of Regional Command Southwest attended a shura Feb. 10 held by the provincial governor of Helmand province to discuss security leading up to the national elections in Afghanistan,...
The Marine Corps drill instructor—widely referred to as the DI—is an American icon. With uniform creases sharp as Ka-Bar knives, “Smokey Bear” campaign hat tilted slightly forward, eyes hard and focused, mouth set in a determined grimace, hands clenched in fists resting on both hips, feet shoulder-...
Chicago is a city known for outstanding cultural attractions, and one of its newest is adding its name to the list of must-see institutions in the Windy City. The Pritzker Military Museum & Library was founded in 2003 by retired Illinois National Guard Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker and opened...

Today in History

April 19

1778

Marines participated in the USS Ranger’s capturing and sinking of a British schooner off the coast of Ireland.