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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

Mike "Vago" Hilkert standing in front of the American flag

The United State Army is honoring a member of the Air Force for his heroic actions while serving in Afghanistan. Major Mike “Vago” Hilkert is…

The International Space Station orbiting the Earth

Russia has carried out a missile test, destroying one of its satellites. The incident has caused international outrage, with officials citing the potential threat debris…

Six Purple Heart medals against a red backdrop

An African American Vietnam War veteran has had his discharge status changed following work by students of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.…

African American sailors walking before a superior

Democratic lawmakers are looking to revive an effort to pay the families of African American World War II veterans the benefits they were denied or prevented…

AEAN Ian Olney standing on a beach in uniform

A US Navy sailor is being credited with saving the life of a US Marine who became caught in a strong rip current at a…

Channing Tatum wearing a suit + US Soldier standing behind barbed wire + Tom Hardy wearing a suit

Universal Pictures has announced it’s purchased an untitled pitch from writer and producer George Nolfi. The yet-to-be-written production will cover the days leading up to…

Aerial view of Hans Island + Bottle of Canadian Classic whisky + Danish officers raising the Danish flag

Hans Island is a barren, uninhabited swath of land located in the middle of the Kennedy Channel, in the Nares Strait, between Greenland and Ellesmere…

Side view of the Anthem Veterans Memorial

At precisely 11:11 A.M. MST each Veterans Day, the sun shines through a veterans memorial in Anthem, Arizona. The monument is dedicated to those who…

USS Lafayette at sea

A retired metallurgist charged with testing the strength of the steel used to construct the hulls of US Navy submarines has admitted to falsifying over…

US Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles McDaniel and Col. Chance Geray using large scissors to cut a blue ribbon

The United States Air Force has announced a new training course, aimed at maximizing the country’s land, space and air power. Titled the Space Weather…

Students at the US Army Sniper School lying on their stomachs

A Montana Army National Guard soldier has become the first ever woman to graduate from the US Army’s seven-week Sniper Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.…

The US Navy has revealed it conducted a live-fire exercise with the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system between November 4 and 6, 2021. According to the…