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Fort Belvoir scuba shop dives in to serve patriot patrons

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (July 27, 2015) — For Wounded Warrior Matthew Staton, the Patriot Scuba shop at the Army Air Force Exchange Service’s Town Center on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, has helped give him a renewed sense of adventure. In January 2004, Staton was a second lieutenant in the Army stationed in Iraq when he took [...]

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US, Polish Soldiers send rounds down range in team live fire exercise

NOWA DEBA, Poland (July 27, 2015) — After training together for weeks, U.S. and Polish Soldiers got one last chance to see how effectively they could communicate and work together in an exercise, which would demonstrate their ability to send hot lead down range. U.S. Soldiers, assigned to P Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, [...]

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Army leaders meet at West Point, strategize Army Ethic

WEST POINT, N.Y. (Army News Service, July 27, 2015) — The most senior leaders of the Army gathered at the U.S. Military Academy for a two-day discussion on the strategic stewardship of the Army profession. The forum here brought together leaders including Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Secretary [...]

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Air Force Says ULA Will Need 18-22 RD-180s To Compete with SpaceX

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force contends United Launch Alliance needs as many as 22 RD-180 rocket engines to compete against SpaceX for dozens of national security launches that start going out for bid later this year, according to a U.S. senator. ULA has ordered 29 RD-180 engines from Russia for its Atlas 5 rocket. [...]

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U.S. Air Force Combat Masterpieces

Question:I was a member of the U.S. Air Force Security Police assigned to the Strategic Air Command (SAC). Our primary stateside longarms were the AR-15 rifle and M1 carbine, and as a sidearm we used the .38 Spl. Smith Wesson Combat Masterpiece. Upon arriving in Vietnam in 1965, I was assigned to the 377th Security [...]

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Engility Wins Contract to Support US Air Force GPS

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US Army Building Roads in Eastern Europe, Citing ‘Russian Aggression’

US military officials are loudly bragging about their latest initiative to reassure Europe, a program that was called, unlikely enough, the European Reeassurance Initiative (ERI), and which to this point has involved moving a lot of sand around, and building some roads in rural parts of several Baltic states. ERI is nominally the latest in [...]

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U.S. Army soldier from Camden drowns after accident in Hawaii

An American Flag waves in the wind along Kings Highway at Kingsway Baptist Church in Mickleton in this file photo. (Tim Hawk | South Jersey Times)file photo  CAMDEN — A U.S. Army specialist from Camden who was stationed in Hawaii drowned on Saturday during an accident that claimed the life of another soldier who jumped into [...]

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US Army lab faulted over lax anthrax procedure

WASHINGTON Techniques used by a U.S. Army laboratory in Utah failed to neutralize live anthrax spores on many occasions over more than a decade and the lab should have realized the procedure was inadequate, a top health official told lawmakers on Tuesday. Despite warning signs, the lab, at the Dugway Proving Ground, persisted with the [...]

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U.S. Coast Guard ships parade in for festival

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