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Pentagon To Send Additional 250 Special Forces Troops To Syria

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Pentagon: Troops To Be Close To Iraqi Front Lines In Fight Against ISIS

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Because Of ISIS, Pentagon Rethinks Deployments To Sinai Peninsula

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Sgt. Kelly Brown adjusts her helmet before a weapons check last year at the Marine Base at Twentynine Palms in the Mojave Desert, Calif. The Marine Corps set up a months-long training exercise to determine whether women could serve in ground combat jobs like artillery, armor and infantry. Women are now eligible to apply for these positions, but so far, none has signed up. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Marines Gear Up For Women In Combat, But Will They Sign Up?

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Trump Says He Will Release National Security Advisers List

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Russia's Air Campaign In Syria May Be Hurting Anti-ISIS Campaign

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U.S. Warplanes Strike ISIS Target In Libya

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