Turkey and the United States have reached an agreement that calls for a de facto "safe zone" along the Turkey-Syria border.

The United States will expand its training program for the Ukrainian armed forces, the Pentagon announced Friday.

The Marine Corps is looking to field a new sniper rifle, but has yet to identify what type and caliber, according to a Marine spokesman.




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Marine Sgt. Jeff Cantu fought in the battle of Fallujah, so he knew by the second bang that Marines weren’t breaking boxes in the reserve center’s warehouse. It was gunfire.

The anthrax was supposed to be killed by gamma radiation, but slipped through testing without being detected.

"He looked me straight in the eye, and he didn’t mince his words. He said, 'You’ve got to turn around. We’ve got an active shooter.'

The U.S.-trained rebels, known by the Pentagon as the New Syrian Force, received their training from the Army’s 5th Special Operations Group.

The Pentagon is on the verge of awarding a multibillion-dollar contract to build its successor, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.

'That’s when rounds came constantly, just nonstop,' Sgt. DeMonte Cheeley recalled.

The Pentagon has leeway in how it permits troops to protect themselves on military bases. It's more complicated when they're somewhere else.

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