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Esper arrives in Baghdad to discuss US troop deployments

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.

Putin Shows Russia's New Power In Syria, Seeks Influence In Africa

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.

Five Things To Do Now To Secure Alaskan Waters From China And Russia

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.

GAO: Some troops struggle with financial literacy when it comes to retirement benefits

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.

Fly The Deadly Skies With Raider-X

Sikorsky’s Raider-X compound helicopter is one of highest-profile contenders for the Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.

'The Golden 5 Minutes': The Need For Speed In Information War

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.