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Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters shown during Exercise Angel Thunder, in Arizona's Sonoran Desert, in 2010. A Pave Hawk crashed in Iraq on Thursday, killing seven people. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Defense Secretary Mattis Sends More Troops To Afghanistan With Hopes To End War

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Mattis Aims To Curb Iran's Influence On The Arabian Peninsula

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Adm. Michael Rogers, chief of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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NSA Chief: U.S. Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference

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Entrance to Camps 5 and 6, Naval Station Guantánamo Bay. (Photo reviewed and cleared by U.S. military.) David Welna/NPR hide caption

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On A Tense Press Tour Of Guantánamo's Prison Complex, Signs Of Expansion

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Veterans Are Divided On Response To Trump's Desire For Military Parade

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The Future Of Guantanamo

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Trump Signs Order To Keep Guantanamo Open

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News Brief: State Of The Union, FEMA Ending Emergency Puerto Rico Aid

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Decades After They Were Held Captive By North Koreans, U.S. Crew Seeks Compensation

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Bob Chicca points to the spot on the deck of the USS Pueblo where he was wounded by a 57 mm shell during the attack on the ship by North Korea. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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Remembering North Korea's Audacious Capture Of The USS Pueblo

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House Approves Bill To Renew Spying Powers

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Controversy Over Guantanamo Prisoner's Art

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