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Three Rifle Shots, Taps and a Final Salute

CRACK! The sound of the first rifle shot left an echo that trailed onto the horizon. We flinched just a bit when the first volley was fired, then heard the… 349 more words


McGraw invited to Army All-American Bowl

Ensworth defensive back and Alabama commit Rico McGraw has received an invitation to participate in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the nation’s premier high school All-American game featuring 90 of the top prep players in the country. 255 more words


How Media Hype Can Push The United States to War

As we currently look at the specter of war with radical Islamic extremists in Iraq we should all temper our view of what’s taking place by filtering the hype out of the news media. 531 more words

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Crowd-Funding National Defense

During the on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine, soldiers and supporters of the Kiev government resorted to crowd-sourcing for funding and provisioning military equipment, including aerial drones and tanks. 458 more words

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AgustaWestland sues U.S. Army over helicopter deal

Finmeccanica’s decision to sue the US Army after being excluded from a sole-source helicopter contract reveals the Italian firm’s “frustration” with the US market after seeing a series of contracts go sour, my Defense News colleague Tom Kington reports. 107 more words

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