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New Army recruits take part in a swearing-in ceremony on June 4, 2017, in San Diego. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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After Falling Short, U.S. Army Gets Creative With New Recruiting Strategy

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This 2018 photo provided by Andrea Gallagher shows her husband, Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher. Gallagher is facing charges of premeditated murder and other offenses in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians. His attorney says he will plead not guilty to all the charges at a naval hearing Friday. Andrea Gallagher/AP hide caption

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A U.S. Navy plane flies above a Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel during search-and-rescue efforts last week off the coast of Kochi prefecture, in southern Japan. Kyodo via Reuters hide caption

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President Trump speaks to members of the military over the phone Thursday from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. is sanctioning China's military for buying equipment from Russia that included fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) is show with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Russia earlier this month. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Neil deGrasse Tyson attends Film Independent at LACMA presents StarTalk — A Conversation with Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, on June 5 in Los Angeles. Araya Diaz/Getty Images hide caption

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Prisoners including members of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood wait inside a glass dock during their trial in Cairo on July 28. Egypt's courts have held mass trials of hundreds of defendants, sentencing many of them to death. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An undated photo, provided by family member Susan Lawrence, shows twin brothers Julius (left) and Ludwig Pieper in their U.S. Navy uniforms. Susan Lawrence via AP hide caption

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How A High Schooler Helped Reunite Twins 74 Years After Their World War II Deaths

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U.S. Marines fire the Carl Gustav rocket system during live-fire training last October. With each firing, the shooter's brain is exposed to pulses of high pressure air emanating from the explosion that travel faster than the speed of sound. Sgt. Aaron Patterson/3rd Marine Division/DVIDS hide caption

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Report To Army Finds Blast From Some Weapons May Put Shooter's Brain At Risk

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The U.S. Army's Autonomous Remote Engagement System is mounted on the Picatinny Lightweight Remote Weapon System and coupled with an M240B machine gun. It's part of a program that reduces the time to identify targets using automatic target detection and user-specified target selection. U.S. Army hide caption

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Autonomous Weapons Would Take Warfare To A New Domain, Without Humans

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Chinese J-20 stealth fighter jets fly past during a military parade at the Zhurihe training base in China's northern Inner Mongolia region in July. AFP Contributor/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Arabia's chief of staff, General Abdulrahman al-Bunyan, holds a news conference in 2016. He was one of a handful of top military brass to lose his job. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump and Vice President Pence watch the Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20, 2017. The military is now looking at options for a military parade at Trump's request. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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A Military Parade Should Be About People, Not Power

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Members of the Pathfinders 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, go for a run at Fort Campbell, Ky., in 2013. The Census Bureau says it will count deployed service members as residents of their home bases or ports for the 2020 census. Mark Zaleski/AP hide caption

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2020 Census To Count Deployed Troops At Home Bases, Prisoners At Facilities

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Tanks parade past President Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, during a Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris on July 14, 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Trump Wants Pentagon To Stage Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue

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Helen Grace James holds images from her time in the Air Force. "The military was something I thought was really important," she told The Washington Post. Legal Aid at Work hide caption

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Kicked Out Of Air Force For Being Gay, Helen Grace James Wins Honorable Discharge

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The inoperable and unused scanner at Afghanistan's Islam Qara border crossing in March 2017. Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction hide caption

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Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Reconstruction

On Twitter on July 26, President Trump declared that transgender individuals would not be allowed to serve in the military, contrary to a policy announced by the Pentagon last year. Now 5 trans service members have sued over the announcement. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Lineman and Electricians train with the APA-5 Atlas Powered Ascender to recover rescue dummy prior to the onset of suspension trauma. Courtesy of Nate Ball/Atlas Devices hide caption

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The Army, The Inventor And The Surprising Uses Of A Batman Machine

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