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Army Maj. Gen. Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine Infantry earned their place in military history by holding the critical far left flank of the Union line against repeated Confederate attacks during the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Defense Department is working with state governments to make it easier for military spouses to get their professional licenses accepted when service members are transferred to another state.
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper visited U.S. Strategic Command in Nebraska for meetings with leaders and a tour of Stratcom's new command and control facility.

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Making a Mark - Army Marksmanship Unit - Imagine spending all day, every day, practicing trick shots with a shotgun, taking out 10 moving targets with a pistol in six seconds flat, or perfecting your shot toward a target the size of a period.

Service members, eligible family members and U.S. citizens overseas have the right to vote, and DOD has the tools and resources to help them do so — from anywhere in the world. - Service members, eligible family members and U.S. citizens overseas have the right to vote, and DOD has the tools and resources to help them do so — from anywhere in the world.

USS New York: A City on the Sea - USS New York: A City on the Sea

A soldier holds an American flag on an aircraft over a baseball stadium - Staff Sgt. Kori Myers, 418th Flight Test Squadron load master, waves the American flag out of the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during the beginning of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the L.A. Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers, Oct. 15, 2018. The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, provided the C-17 for the ceremonial flyover. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kyle Larson)

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