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U.S. Army Asks Twitter How Active Duty Impacted People's Lives

The U.S. Army really opened up a can of worms when they went ahead and asked Twitter about how active duty has impacted different people. Emotions were definitely running high in the thread. 

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20 Heartwarming Photos Of Soldiers Who Adopted Cats On Duty

During military operations, it can be difficult for soldiers to have a break. But some of them get to find happiness in an unexpected companion – cats that decide to 'adopt' them while they're on duty! Via: The Holidog Times


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30 Snide Military Memes That You Probably Shouldn't Show Your Sergeant

These aren't your usual run-of-the-mill military memes. There's definitely significant shade-throwing that any army personnel will be tempted to chuckle at. So yeah, maybe don't show these to your superiors? Either way, we love these military memes and the chance it brings to show our appreciation for anyone who's served!

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Military Memes Perfect For 'Embracing The Suck'

These memesare for all of our brave men and women in the armed forces. We appreciate you and we think that you often don't get enough credit, which is why we thought you might appreciate these memesfull of relatable humor!

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With a heavy, saddened heart you might remember Diesel: the police dog who heroically sacrificed life and limb in the raid that amounted to the apprehension of seven terrorists suspected as responsible for the horrific Paris attacks.

The seven-year-old Diesel took heavy fire, and went down after taking several shots from a female suicide bomber, after scouting the apartment to ensure the quarters was secured.

The world hasn't forgotten Diesel's bravery. She's set to be posthumously awarded by the British veterinary charity, the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals; and also to receive the Dickin Medal. This medal's the animal equivalent to the Victoria Cross, which is Britain's 'highest military awarded for valor in the face of the enemy.'

We hope Diesel's resting in peace up above with an endless procession of doggy treats amidst unparalleled belly rubs in between highly enjoyable bouts of fetch. She was a hero, and she won't be forgotten.

Whoops of The Day: A Giant Blimp is on The Loose Somewhere Over Pennsylvania
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Someone has got some explaining to do.

A giant U.S. surveillance blimp came untethered today around noon and is now floating 16,000 feet over Pennsylvania. Oh, and two F-16s have been deployed to monitor the situation.

The blimp is part of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Netted Sensor System (JLENS), a radar system used to pick up aerial threats.

But now it has become a threat itself to the good people of Pennsylvania, who are being advised to call 911 if they spot the monstrosity.

And because people on the Internet are horrible, they made some dumb jokes about the blimp.

Blimp 2K15, where are you?

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It's official. Ronda Rousey can't get any more lovable.

The UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, Pokémon expert and all around badass just accepted a marine's invitation to attend the Marine Ball in December.

Lance Corporal Jarrod Haschert asked the fighter out last week in a video plea that has been viewed nearly five million times on Facebook.

"Yeah, I'll totally go," Rousey told TMZ , as she was cornered in a Whole Foods parking lot. "He needs to find dates for my girls and then we'll all go."

Your move, Haschert.

In other Ronda Rousey news, she made eating Carl's Jr. look like an Olympic sport.

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StoryCorp has been conducting interviews with thousands of people since 2003, collecting oral histories that they later animate. Today, they bring us three stories from veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. See them here, but be sure to pack some tissues. And a warning for language and adult content in some of these.



And one more:

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And the Eagle of Freedom perched itself atop the shoulder of the Lincoln Memorial and uttered, "smdh."

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There are no words, really. Just Watch "Peewee" here put all of us to shame with his 90-year-old badassery:

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The driver of a BMD-2 airborne infantry fighting vehicle showed off his skills when he gunned his motor and carved up a couple of donuts in the streets of Slavyansk.

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Retired U.S. Air Force Major Gary Foust recounts an incredible story about a flight training mission in 1970 that suddenly turned into a Mayday scenario, but everything went better than expected after the aircraft miraculously landed itself without a pilot on a cornfield near Big Sandy, Montana.