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Marine Corps

Last Original Navajo Code Talker Dies

Washington (AFP) – Chester Nez, the last of 29 Navajo Indians who helped create a code used during World War II and never broken by the Axis Powers, died Wednesday. He was 93. Flags will be flown at half-mast until June 8 on the tribe’s territory in the United States. “The power of our language […]

June 5, 2014

Pentagon, Scarred By 9/11, Adapts To New Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Sept. 11 attacks transformed the Pentagon, ravaging the iconic building itself and setting the stage for two long and costly wars that reordered the way the American military fights. Compared with a decade ago, the military is bigger, more closely connected to the CIA, more practiced at taking on terrorists and […]

August 21, 2011