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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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“The feeling of flying at high speeds is incredible,” said Marine Capt. Brandon Cordill, number three pilot for the United States Navy Demonstration Squadron in Pensacola, Fla. “Take the scariest roller coaster you have ever been on and multiply it …
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The Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility is responsible for transporting wounded service members from the Craig Joint Theater hospital at Bagram Airfield to awaiting medevac aircraft. The program is run by medical technicians, but it relies on of volunteers to help …
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