US soldier

A U.S. Army soldier took 10 flights in 2 days to get home in time to attend his daughter's birth in Monterey, California.

U.S. Army Combat Engineer Francois Clerfe made it to the hospital in time to join his wife, Natalia Svistunova, at the hospital before she gave birth to their daughter on New Year's Day.

Clerfe said he flew nearly 10,000 miles from his deployment in Iraq to L.A. -- that's 10 flights over 2 days. “Kuwait, to Turkey, to Turkey to Frankfurt, Frankfurt to Baltimore, Baltimore to Atlanta,” he said, before catching the final 3 legs of his trip to Monterey.

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Miss USA Deshauna Barber

Miss District of Columbia, Deshauna Barber, became the first active member of the U.S. armed forces to be crowned Miss USA on Sunday night.

The 26-year-old Army Reserve first lieutenant was presented her crown by 2015's winner, Olivia Jordan of Oklahoma. Barber beat out 52 contestants of all races and stripes for the crown.

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women register for draft

Remember the days when only men ages 18-25 were forced to register for the military draft? Women could join the military on a voluntary basis. They weren't required to enlist. Well, those days are over.

On Wednesday, the House Armed Services Committee quietly approved a measure requiring all women ages 18-25 begin registering for the military draft in case a war breaks out.

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The Birdcage, starring the late great Robin Williams, could not be made today without editing "drag queen" and "he's a man" out of the script.

The world has gone PC crazy in the nearly 2 decades since The Birdcage. The absurdity doesn't stop at the forced inclusion of cross-dressers and transvestites into normal everyday society. Now the pedophiles want their turn at bat.

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