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There is a cartoon that circulates annually this time of year. With a picture of a young boy at the table and hands in prayer position and a set of dog tags in the opposite corner, the cloud reads, "Thanksgiving is a day we take pause to give thanks for the things that we have. Memorial Day is the day we set aside to give thanks to those who fought for the things we have."

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Over six months of training at the Army’s famously difficult Ranger School, Maj. Lisa Jaster grew to realize something, she said: She was the unicorn.

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Would you take the trip? The average temperature on Mars is 81 degrees below zero. But scientists say that in 15 years, we may be able to visit, even live there. Pictured here, four who'd love a ticket: astronauts Nicole Aunapu Mann, Anne McClain, Jessica Meir, and Christina Hammock Koch, photographed at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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WEST POINT, N.Y. — The first female commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point was sworn in on Tuesday, the latest milestone for American women who now are allowed to serve all military combat roles.

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OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL Falls Church, Va. (Dec. 11, 2015) -- The Senate confirmed Thursday Maj. Gen. Nadja West to serve as the new Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM).

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