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Hundreds of civilians converged on Camp Perry, Ohio, to take part in the Vintage Sniper National Match.  Fred Gowen is a Marine Vietnam veteran, who is one of almost 500 civilians who came out for the competition.  He’s had experience …
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  Walt Whitman, considered one of the great American poets, wrote many poems about the United States Civil War, which he experienced firsthand as a volunteer nurse in Washington, DC. The first stanza of “By Blue Ontario’s Shore” is from …
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There are many reasons why a person chooses to immigrate to America. For U.S. Army Spc. Gerard Umali, a native of the Phillipines who moved to California when he was 19 years old, the reason was an opportunity provided by …
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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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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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