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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. ┬áThe 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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The state-of-the-art Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield is widely recognized as the premier medical facility in Afghanistan. CJTH treats about 4,000 patients each month – as many as 130 war-related injuries each day – yet more than 95 …
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