President Donald J. Trump speaks to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and members of the National Security Council during a meeting at the Pentagon, July 20, 2017. DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith
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A Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler receives fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker in an undisclosed location, July 1, 2017, while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles
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Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 18, 2017. The hearing was held to consider Selva's reappointment as the vice chairman. DoD Photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann
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U.S. Marine advisors board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after a train, advise and assist mission at the Helmand Provincial Police Headquarters in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, July 9, 2017. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff
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An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft sits on the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard during Exercise Talisman Saber 17 in the Pacific Ocean, July 10, 2017. The Osprey is assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (Reinforced). Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Amy Phan
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