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The future USNS Harriet Tubman follows a tradition of naming John Lewis-class oilers after civil rights activists. The first ship to bear Tubman’s name was a Liberty vessel built during World War II.
|Active-duty troops, some DOD employees could work without pay during government shutdown, Pentagon says|
|The U.S. military will keep active-duty troops and a limited number of civilian defense employees at their posts during a federal government shutdown, Pentagon officials have said. But they might have to go without pay until lawmakers reach a budget agreement.|
F-35 Jet Mystery Ends as Wreckage Is Found
Debris was found north of Charleston, S.C., one day after a pilot on a training mission ejected and the military lost track of his jet.
China Flies 103 Military Planes Toward Taiwan in a New High in Activity the Island Calls Harassment
China, which claims Taiwan as part of its territory, has conducted increasingly large military drills in the air and waters around Taiwan as tensions have grown between the two and with the United States. The U.S. is Taiwan’s main supplier of arms and opposes any attempt to change Taiwan’s status by force.
This old soldier is battling pain right now. I have a right leg that is very painful. I take Tylenol everyday that helps, but need further help from doctors. My lower back is extremely painful as well. It needs surgery to repair. My left shoulder has a tendon that out of whack and is causing pain when I move wrong. Other than that I am doing fine.
The are many stories about the military that have been forgotten, but I interviewed four WWII veterans for my new book, and they are amazing. Each one had a near death experience. They didn’t do anything heroic, but put their lives on the line.
The book is called, Signs of Hope for the Military: In and Out of the Trenches of Life.
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