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President Donald Trump hands Chief of Staff Reince Priebus an executive order that directs agencies to ease the burden of Obamacare, after signing it in the Oval Office on January 20, 2017 as White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter looks on.

A Republican who held one of the most powerful jobs in the Trump administration is now a lowly Navy ensign

Reince Priebus, a Republican insider who served as President Donald Trump's first White House chief of staff, has officially joined the Navy.
A composite image showing items for sale in a US Navy gift shop in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The US Navy runs a gift store in Guantanamo Bay, where you can buy ‘Straight Outta Gitmo’ mugs, stuffed toys, and beer koozies. Here’...

The Cuban bay is best known as being home to the notorious US military prison. But residents there don't like talk about the prison.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed to the pier at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka.

Sailors from the destroyer USS John S McCain were reportedly turned away from Trump’s Memorial Day speech

Not only did the White House request that the USS John S. McCain be "out of sight" for Trump's speech, but McCain sailors were reportedly turned away.
The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Canberra in Sri Lanka in March 2019.

Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly targeted with laser beams from fishing boats in South China Sea

The Australian Royal Navy conducted its Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 exercise in the South China Sea. An analyst joined the HMAS Canberra.
The two French special forces soldiers Cedric de Pierrepont and Alain Bertoncello who were killed in a night-time rescue of four foreign hostages including two French citizens in Burkina Fasso are seen in an undated photo released by French Army, May 10, 2019.

How the French special forces operation to rescue hostages in the dead of night in West Africa unfolded

The French commandos, Cédric de Pierrepont, 32, and Alain Bertoncello, 27, were confirmed to have died in the operation, according to the French Navy.

33 of the best photos from around the US military

These are the best photos from around the US military in honor of Armed Forces Day, celebrated in the US on May 18 this year.

The US says China is stealing technology to modernize its military, and that could erode American dominance

A Pentagon report accuses China of using tactics like "cyber theft" to steal technology from other countries and modernize and grow its military.

US Navy sailors were told to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence’s aircraft carrier visit

A senior enlisted sailor told the crew to "clap like we're at a strip club" before Pence arrived. The Navy said the comments were "inappropriate."
Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier

China is building a powerful navy to take on the US in the Pacific — here’s what its arsenal looks like

China's naval forces are changing rapidly and growing at breakneck pace. Here's what the country is putting in its arsenal.
A Chinese navy personnel stands guard during a naval parade off the eastern port city of Qingdao to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy, China, April 23, 2019.

Here are 8 weapons of war China showed off during its massive naval parade

China put its growing military might on display for the world to see. Check out these pictures from China's massive display of naval power.