Tag: military

To U.S. military base in Djibouti: Guess who’s coming to dinner?

To U.S. military base in Djibouti: Guess who’s coming to dinner?

| January 26, 2016

(GIN)—China has received a green light from the nation of Djibouti to build its first overseas military base in that Horn of Africa nation. The question is: will they get a welcome basket from neighbors France, Japan and the U.S.? All three have military bases there as well. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said […]

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The Legendary Colonel Charles Young—another look at black military history

The Legendary Colonel Charles Young—another look at black military history

| February 17, 2014

New information has come to light linking Colonel Charles Young to an early fraternal organization known as The Black Cats, or Beta Kappa Sigma, at Wilberforce University.

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U.S. troops boost forces in Nigeria, Somalia

U.S. troops boost forces in Nigeria, Somalia

| January 19, 2014

A small team of U.S. advisors reportedly was sent “secretly” to Somalia to assist with operations against militant fundamentalists Al Shabab.

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Social Security honors all who serve

| May 28, 2013

By Chuck Stovall—May is National Military Appreciation Month. As we observe Memorial Day and Military Appreciation Month, we would like to let members of our military know how much we value what they do for our nation. At Social Security, we offer a wide range of services for our service members.

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The face of America in the world

| March 6, 2013

Sergeant Patrick Lybert, age 28, was so devoted to his special needs brother, Noah, that he swore he would only marry a woman who was equally willing to welcome his brother into their home when their mother died someday.

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