Military

Myths are important symbols of cultural unity, and perhaps no myths are more important in the modern era than the military myths that establish our national heritage and remind us of the values our nation stands for.

An abandoned California military base known as the Devils Slide bunker did not lead to an incredible find or discovery.
Did an Abandoned CA Military Base Lead to an Incredible Find? The Devil’s Slide lookout bunker was the site of a military triangulation station and observation...
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Person, Human, Flag
Is Transgender Surgery Now ‘Free for the Military’ Thanks to Biden Order? March 2021 internet outrage over a Jan. 25 executive order was more spectacle than substance.
    Unproven
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The Mickelsen Safeguard Complex was a military base partially shaped like a pyramid.
Did the Mickelsen Safeguard Complex Close After One Day? According to a rumor from a TikTok video, the military's Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex...
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Helmet, Clothing, Apparel
Is China Genetically Engineering ‘Super Soldiers’? The idea is a sensational one, so of course it's captured attention. Whether it's a...
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coast guard us u.s. rescue rescued deserted uninhabited island bahama cuba florida
Did the Coast Guard Rescue People Stranded on a Deserted Island? The U.S. Coast Guard typically flies over a number of deserted islands between Florida and...
    True
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Does Russia Have a ‘Military Disneyland’ Theme Park? It has nothing to do with Disney, but that nickname works better than "Military-Patriotic Park...
    Mixture
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RUMOR ALERT: Did Trump Give National Guard Permission To Stay in Trump International Hotel? More evidence is required before this claim can be rated in a traditional Snopes fact...
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national guard forced parking garage
Were National Guard Soldiers Forced To Sleep in a Parking Garage? Thousands of soldiers were in Washington, D.C., during Biden's inauguration to secure the area after...
    True
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Did Delta Force Raid Biden’s Compound in Ukraine? This rumor is little more than a conspiratorial game of Mad Libs.
    False
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Did the Military Spend $1 Billion on This ‘New Vehicle’? The vehicle's front end featured a giant ball, similar to the boulder from "Indiana Jones...
    False
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Is the Story Behind Alix Idrache West Point Photograph Genuine? An emotional image of a West Point graduate is often shared as an example of...
    Mostly True
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Do Veterans Get Free Access to National Parks? Starting Veterans Day 2020, veterans and Gold Star families have a new benefit.
    True
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