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Military snipers need many skills.  The must be physically and mentally tough while being a crack shot under pressure.  SSgt Alyssa Gomez is a member of the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron and a recent graduate of the close precision …
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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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San Francisco-based Coast Guard Cutter Aspen seized approximately 8,500 pounds of marijuana from a vessel Wednesday some 160 miles west of Los Angeles. The event marks a 50-ton milestone for waterborne marijuana seizures in Southern California and the Pacific Southwest …
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In the Pacific Ocean, near the Hawaiian Islands, the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is haze gray and underway.  The ship has been in dry dock for a year and a half, and this is the first time at sea for …
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