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China's army plays down South China Sea island-building

BEIJING (AP) — China’s military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country, trying to deflect criticism over an issue seen as inflaming tensions in the region. 531 more words

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Seven Interesting Facts About Bangladesh Armed Forces

1. Eleven of Fifteen Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army Comes from East Bengal Regiment.

East Bengal Regiment, the most dreaded regiment in the history of both Bangladesh and Pakistan army, was founded in 1947. 227 more words

Air Force

God Bless Our Fallen Heroes

Leading up to today, our newspapers and radio broadcasts were filled with invites to Memorial Day sales, I received emails and texts reminding me of how I’ll receive an extra 20% off of I shop on Memorial Day. 271 more words


Fallen Virginia Beach soldier honored at NASCAR Coca-Cola 600

Virginia Beach, Va. (WTKR) – The life and legacy of Army Staff Sergeant Mark A. Stets Jr. lived on Sunday night at the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. 242 more words


Happy Memorial Day: Five Actors Who Served in the Armed Forces

Happy Memorial Day film fans! I hope you’re enjoying the day full of cookouts with family and friends, but more importantly taking time to remember those who lost their lives serving our great country. 729 more words