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'The military has no role' in politics, says retiring chair of the Joint Chiefs

The nation's most senior military officer has retired. He talks to All Things Considered about Donald Trump, democracy, and whether the U.S. military has been politicized.

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'The military has no role' in politics, says retiring chair of the Joint Chiefs

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'The military has no role' in politics, says retiring chair of the Joint Chiefs

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'Carterland' puts a positive spin on an oft-disparaged presidency

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U.S Marine Corps Col. Thomas M. Bedell, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, poses for a photo at the station's Energy and Water Operations Center on MCAS Miramar. Lance Cpl. Jose S. GuerreroDeLeon/U.S. Marines/DVIDS hide caption

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The military is turning to microgrids to fight global threats — and global warming

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