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Jagged debris lacerates the Marine’s face and hands as he dives behind the jeep seeking cover from an improvised explosive device blast 50 meters away.  He’s not sure how long it is before the unit corpsman reaches him and finds …
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Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) the Honorable Leon Panetta speaks to the crew of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) about their upcoming deployment. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is scheduled to get underway at …
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Col. Greg Gadson lost both legs to an IED in Iraq in 2007, and he quickly moved from the role of patient at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to director of the Army’s Wounded Warrior program. As Director of …
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On Aug. 8, an F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter test aircraft completed the program’s first aerial weapons release. The aircraft (BF-3) dropped an inert 1,000-pound GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition over an Atlantic test range from an internal weapons …
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For most U.S. service members, deploying entails travelling thousands of miles away from family. For U.S. Army Master Sgt. Robin Harris and her daughter U.S. Army Spc. Heaven Faison, the experience was quite the opposite. Harris, of Pittsburgh, Pa., was …
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