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Dan Lamothe

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Marine Corps Special Operations Command recommended the change last fall.

  • Aug 23, 2016

Among many of the people who have fought in this country’s wars, Trump offers a refreshing alternative.

  • Aug 22, 2016

Among many of the people who have fought in this country’s wars, Trump offers a refreshing alternative.

  • Aug 22, 2016

Matthew Bissonnette’s “No Easy Day” was a bestseller.

  • Aug 19, 2016

Efraim Diveroli, played by Jonah Hill, wasn’t included in the making of ‘War Dogs.’

  • Aug 19, 2016

Overall, 126,052 Army helmets were recalled, according to a new report.

  • Aug 17, 2016

The scope of the rescue operations necessary are starting to become clear.

  • Aug 16, 2016

The detainees will go to the UAE.

  • Aug 15, 2016

There is no substitute for the letters destroyed, the defense team alleged.

  • Aug 15, 2016

“Morale and readiness are absolutely linked,” said the Air Force’s top general.

  • Aug 10, 2016
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Dan Lamothe covers national security for The Washington Post and anchors its military blog, Checkpoint. He has covered U.S. troops closely since 2008, embedding with infantrymen in Afghanistan multiple times and covering many of the major issues driving discussion in the Pentagon. He is a graduate of journalism programs at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Maryland-College Park.
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