April 6, 2020

Marines Enter the Red Sea, Join Growing Force

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The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit moves into the Red Sea. The 2,500 Marines join thousands of other US forces deploying to the region amid high tensions between the US and Iran.

Trump: US Seeks Peace; Holds Big Weapons

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After Iran retaliates the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani with missile strikes on US troops in Iraq, Trump called for peace but threatened “big, powerful, accurate, lethal and fast” US missiles if US citizens are harmed. No US or Iraqi troops were harmed in the Iranian attacks, Trump said.

Medals Awarded to US-Mexico Border Troops

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Thousands of US troops who deployed to the US-Mexico border will receive the Armed Forces Service Medal, created by President Bill Clinton.