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In apocalypse films such as Clovefield, I Am Legend, and so on, the Government usually has a military contingency plan — are these known to genuinely exist?

In apocalypse films such as Clovefield, I Am Legend, and so on, the Government usually has a military contingency plan — are these known to genuinely exist? <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Contingency plan in the sense that they will, usually, &quot;cut

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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian use.

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TIL that a Korean airlines accidentally strayed into Soviet Airspace, leading to the plane being shot down. To prevent such a tragedy, US President Ronald Reagan declassified a critical military tech and that is how we got GPS for civilian

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What is the longest escape/evasion record for a military training exercise?

What is the longest escape/evasion record for a military training exercise? I know Chris Ryan holds the record for a war time escape/evasion, but how about a training exercise where someone has gone a greater distance/longer time than was planned?

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What should I wear to a JROTC military ball, if I’m not in JROTC?

What should I wear to a JROTC military ball, if I’m not in JROTC? Girlfriend (so my outfit should be for me, a guy) asked me to go to the dance, but I'm not in JROTC so I cannot wear

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Who makes up the names for military operations? Why are names used instead of: operation #X? And lastly, are there any rules for what you can and can’t name the operation?

Who makes up the names for military operations? Why are names used instead of: operation #X? And lastly, are there any rules for what you can and can’t name the operation? Just want to clarify that I understand the reason

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What’s with the numbering of military divisions? How come it’s the “101st Airborne Division”, or “22 SAS”? What’s the convention?

What’s with the numbering of military divisions? How come it’s the “101st Airborne Division”, or “22 SAS”? What’s the convention? submitted by MagicSPA [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Henry Moseley, the scientist that pioneered the concept of the atomic number, volunteered for combat duty in World War I, and was killed by a Turkish sniper. As a result of his death, scientists were later prevented from enlisting in the military.

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TIL Henry Moseley, the scientist that pioneered the concept of the atomic number, volunteered for combat duty in World War I, and was killed by a Turkish sniper. As a result of his death, scientists were later prevented from enlisting

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Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing?

Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing? submitted by JimmyJoeJohnstonJr [link] [7 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing?

Why are most all military transports over wing and almost all civilian airliners under wing? submitted by JimmyJoeJohnstonJr [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK there is a site giving away free Christmas Trees to those who serve in the military this Holiday Season.

YSK there is a site giving away free Christmas Trees to those who serve in the military this Holiday Season. While it might not seem like much, it could mean a lot to a family that has someone serving over

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