The U.S. war in Afghanistan has been going on for so long that the newest recruits weren’t alive when it started. In boot camp, they’re taught about the terrorist attacks that set off the war they may soon fight.

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    02/25/2019 - 11:58 am | View Link
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  • Marine Corps teaches valuable life lessons
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  • Marine Recruits Learn an Important Lesson: What ...
    The U.S. war in Afghanistan has been going on for so long that the newest recruits weren’t alive when it started. In boot camp, they’re taught about the terrorist attacks that set off the war ...
    05/14/2019 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • Appendix:Glossary of military slang
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