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Live-Fire Exercise on the Korean Peninsula

  • 08/31/2015 - 08:37

    Last week the US and South Korean Army and Air Forces participated in a massive live-fire exercise in Pocheon, an area about 50 miles north of the South Korean capital of Seoul and about the same distance from the North Korean border.

    The following video shows some of the forces involved in the exercise, and the amount of firepower on tap with these combined forces is both intense and impressive:

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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Contract Awarded

  • 08/27/2015 - 09:46

    The Oshkosh Defense Company has been announced as the winner of the contract to build the successor of the Humvee, as the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) competition that started late in 2006 has finally ended!

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Americans Receive Highest French Honor

  • 08/24/2015 - 15:21

    France is awarding its highest honor, the Legion of Honor medal, to the three Americans and one Briton that subdued a heavily-armed passenger that was on their high-speed train that was heading from Amsterdam to Paris with 500 passengers.

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Meet the First Women That Earned the Ranger Tab!

  • 08/21/2015 - 09:01

    Today is the day that the first two women Rangers are graduating from the notoriously difficult Ranger School, and now we finally get to meet these two trailblazers!

    Capt. Kristen Greist is a Military Police officer stationed at Fort Campbell, KY and Lt. Shaye Haver is an Apache helicopter pilot stationed at Fort Carson, CO. Both women completed 123 days of training during Ranger School, and will receive their Ranger Tabs in a ceremony alongside 94 men.

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