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We got up-close to a Bradley fighting vehicle — and saw how the small crews forge strong bonds

While the Bradley can transport up to six soldiers, it only has a three-man crew.

We got inside the massive CH-47 Chinook helicopter — the US Army’s transport workhorse

The Chinook is the US Army's main troop and supply transport aircraft.

We got up-close with the US Army’s M109 Paladin — armed with a machine gun, a grenade launcher, and a massive cannon

"These guns are designed to kill," Captain Alan Bauerly said to his troops before they dispersed and waited to fire. "It doesn't care who it kills."

I watched a M109 Paladin fire and the shock wave hurt my body — here’s the video

The M109 Paladin is a 155mm howitzer mounted on an armored vehicle.
Saudi women sit in a stadium for the first time to attend an event in the capital Riyadh on September 23, 2017 after an effective ban on women in sports arenas ended.

Women in Saudi Arabia can now join the army but still need a male guardian’s permission

Successful candidates must reside with a male guardian and, if they are married, have a Saudi husband.
The majority of presidents have served in the military in some capacity. John F. Kennedy (right) with crew during World War II.

29 American presidents who served in the military

Out of the 44 presidents — also commanders-in-chief of the US military — more than half had some military experience. Not all saw active combat.

11 books the US Army’s top officer recommends to help understand the world

The US Army's professional reading list is meant to help soldiers and civilians understand the service and the role of land power in conflict.
Army Cadets salute after taking the field before the start of the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen game at M&T Bank Stadium on December 13, 2014.

Photos show why Army-Navy is the greatest college football rivalry on Earth

The Army-Navy game is the hallmark of one of the longest and most heated rivalries in college football.

A Navy SEAL explains what to do if you’re attacked by a dog

Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, author of "100 Deadly Skills," explains what to do if you're ever attacked by a dog.

This animation shows how terrifyingly powerful nuclear weapons have become

It's been decades since the United States dropped the first atomic bomb. Here's how powerful nuclear weapons have become since then.