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Known as the "Shindand boneyard," scraps of Soviet aircraft from the 1980s litter the landscape at Shindand Air Base, an Afghan military base in the westernmost province of Herat. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

Known as the "Shindand boneyard," scraps of Soviet aircraft from the 1980s litter the landscape at Shindand Air Base, an Afghan military base in the westernmost province of Herat. (Kristina Wong/The Washington Times)

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Special Forces honor JFK

Green Berets representing all of the Special Forces Groups participate in a commemorative Wreath Laying Ceremony at the President John F. Kennedy’s grave site at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. The event was is in tribute to JFK’s vision of building a dedicated counter insurgency force that helped build the Green Berets into an elite force.

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U.S. Navy's 239th birthday ceremony

Vice Adm. Scott Swift, Director, Navy Staff, and Commandant Naval District Washington Rear Admiral Mark A. Rich, participate in a wreath laying ceremony to celebrate the Navy’s 239th birthday at the United States Navy Memorial, Washington, D.C.,

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Blood Moon the sequel

Stunning photos of the lunar eclipse seen from the America’s and East Asia.