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The Pilot Who Saved That Southwest Flight Is A Badass

Tammie Jo Shults, reportedly one of the pilots responsible for landing the Southwest Airlines flight 1380 that experienced an engine explosion earlier today, was also one of the first women pilots in the Navy and one of the first women to fly the F/A 18 fighter jet.

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Flights In The Western U.S. May Get Delayed By Massive Military GPS Blackout

Navigation systems including those found in commercial flights may be disrupted or jammed completely across the southwest U.S. over the next couple of weeks. That sounds pretty bad but do not be too alarmed, it’s not Red Dawn. It’s just the U.S. Air Force and its massive annual Red Flag war exercises based out of…

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President Trump Announces Order For Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Invisible F-35s

After distastefully joking to a crowd of Puerto Ricans devastated by Hurricane Maria that they were taking up too much of the budget, Trump later proudly announced in a military briefing that he would be rewarding the armed forces for their relief efforts on the island by ordering “hundreds of millions of dollars” in…

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The Real History Behind The Story Of Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan’s relentless World War II drama Dunkirk is in theaters this weekend, telling a fictional story of the very real British defeat against Nazi Germany in France and subsequent retreat from Europe at the start of the war. Here’s the history behind what you see, and what you don’t see in Dunkirk.

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Dunkirk Is One Of The Bleakest And Most Beautiful Movies Of All Time

It shouldn’t take very much to sell someone on the thought of a Christopher Nolan war movie. Dunkirk is about what happens after the clashing of armies, focusing on a British retreat at the beginning of World War II trapped in a battle for time. It’s bleak, it’s beautiful, and it’s one of the greatest war movies I’ve…

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U.S. Allegedly Planning Preventative Strike Against North Korea: Report (Update)

The United States is planning a preventative strike against North Korea if it decides to carry out another nuclear weapons test, according to NBC News citing multiple U.S. officials.

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Armored Humvee Convoy Flying Trump Flag Belonged To Navy SEAL Unit

What appeared to be an armored military convoy flying a Donald Trump campaign flag stirred controversy in Louisville this week, leading many to wonder whether the vehicle belonged to the National Guard, the U.S. military or was a decommissioned vehicle owned by area enthusiasts. Now the military says it belonged to a…

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It’s All Fun And War Games Until A Hurricane Comes

The Air Force’s new F-22 Raptor is known for being super complicated and super expensive. That’s probably why the Air Force called up NASA for help last week when it heard that Hurricane Hermine was headed towards Virginia, where thirteen of its F-22s were hanging out at Langley Air Force Base.

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