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Today, both male and female soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor, designed for them, that will be shorter in the …
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Sometimes the call for valor comes when you least expect it. SFC James McCord was driving the red 15 passenger van through Machesney Park in Illinois.  It was the trail vehicle in the convoy he was riding in along with …
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The Joining Forces campaign has been challenging civilian institutions and organizations to prepare students to deal with the long term health concerns of veterans.  The Joining Forces initiative is helping to bridge the gap between military and civilian medical experts, …
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Twelve MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft arrived at Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan aboard the merchant vessel Green Ridge.  The Ospreys were shipped from San Diego to replace 12 CH-46 helicopters.  As part of the aviation transition, Marines are replacing …
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Simulated IEDs and roleplaying terrorists aren’t the only dangers lurking for soldiers at Combat Support Training Exercise 91. The exercise, led by the 91st Training Division, is taking place on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., a base known for its vast …
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