Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley wrote, "The Army doesn't tolerate racism, extremism, or hatred in our ranks. It's against our Values and everything we've stood for since 1775."
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Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green has withdrawn his nomination to be secretary of the Army. Opposition was building against Green among Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee over statements Green made that critics called insensitive toward Muslims.
A soldier fires a Carl Gustav recoilless rifle system during weapons practice in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Heavy weapons like these generate a shock wave that may cause brain injuries.
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Lt. Col. Alan Brown stands in his garage, filled with boxes that will be sent to the family's new home in New York. In the background is Lucy, the family's Schnauzer.
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Micah Johnson, who authorities have identified as the shooter who killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas on July 7 during a protest over recent fatal police shootings of black men.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves a military courthouse Tuesday in Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009.
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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a general court-martial for desertion. Bergdahl walked away from his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured and held by the Taliban for five years.
Eric Fanning, then the acting secretary of the U.S. Air Force, delivers remarks during a 2013 ceremony at the Pentagon. Fanning has held numerous military posts in the Obama administration.
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