U.S. military

Remembering the life and legacy of Colin Powell

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Learn about the legacy of a man who served in the U.S. military and civilian government during crucial historic moments Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: After 20 years, Taliban returns to power in Afghanistan

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Hear from one former Afghan official on what the future of Afghanistan might look like now that the Taliban is back in power Continue reading

Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading

Iran retaliates, fires missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq

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Use this NewsHour lesson plan to learn more about Iran’s missile strikes on an Iraqi airbase that houses American and other international troops. Continue reading

Study guide: US kills Iran’s top general

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students will learn about the hostilities taking place in Iraq, including the U.S. killing of Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani. Continue reading

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