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War stories
by James LaPorta on October 23, 2014 09:00 AM 0 Comment 855 Views

Two Marine Corps combat veterans trade war stories—revealing one man’s brush with death from a Taliban sniper’s bullet, which captivated the world.

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"Why!" "Why! "Why!"—Remembering the Beirut Marine Corps barracks bombing, 31 years later

"Why!" "Why! "Why!"—Remembering the Beirut Marine Corps barracks bombing, 31 years later James LaPorta

Marines and family members gathered at a memorial in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Friday, to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the 1983 attack in Beirut that killed 246.

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The battle for Mariupol

The battle for Mariupol Nolan Peterson

A compilation of narrative stories from Blue Force Tracker editor Nolan Peterson's reporting from Mariupol, Ukraine during a tank battle there last month.

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Is the US war on ISIS winnable?

Is the US war on ISIS winnable? Jeremiah Belyeu

Veterans and Homeland Security professors speak out on the shortcomings of the current U.S.-led airstrike campaign against ISIS and the need for a realistic long-term plan.

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