Tag Archives: History

The Spanish-American War ended this month 120 years ago. While you might not know what it was about, what we gained from it has been huge.
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The U.S. is a global power, and the U.S. military requires a global viewpoint. That was the reasoning behind establishing the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 69 years ago.
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Our military has been around for more than 200 years, but the DoD is just turning 69. Why? Click here to find out.
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The Korean War ended 65 years ago, not with a peace treaty but with an armistice. So what exactly does that mean?
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Here’s a lesson in the origin and duties of the Joint Chiefs and how they support national security.
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