Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Baghdad Wednesday, as chaos swirled along the Turkey-Syria border and Iraqi leaders chafed over reports the U.S. may want to increase the number of troops based in Iraq at least temporarily.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia emerged from talks with his Turkish counterpart, Tayyip Erdogan, to announce a deal which would see their troops conduct joint patrols in Syrian territory previously held by Kurdish fighters, according to Reuters.
As both Russia and China encroach upon the Earth’s lightly-populated polar regions, both the North and South Poles are enjoying a resurgence of American interest.
The military offers a smorgasbord of benefits aimed at setting up troops for success during service and retirement. However, some service members aren't financially literate enough for long-term financial planning.
In war zones like Afghanistan, medevac pilots know that if they can get wounded soldiers to the hospital in 60 minutes – the “golden hour” – their chances of survival go way up.