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The Legacy of War, a Half-Century Later

by Dylan Hedtler-Gaudette

There are still roughly 80 million unexploded cluster munitions and other ordnance (UXO) left in the small Southeast Asian nation of Laos, representing a tragic and destructive legacy of a nine-year ‘secret war’ waged by the United States during the Vietnam War. 1,115 more words

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Dangerous WW2 bombs still litter Germany's landscape

From Channel NewsAsia, May 2, 2015

The danger of unexploded World War Two aerial bombs lurking in the soil still haunts Germany 70 years after the war ended on May 8, 1945, exploding without warning or surfacing after frost. 659 more words

World At WAR

Karmic Army

Kids play troops off school

Organising scarce resources

Just in case of course

Poetry

2 civilian workers injured after explosion in Makua Valley

Two men have been hospitalized after an explosion in Makua Valley.

The call came in at 1:41 p.m.

According to the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s public affairs office, two ground maintenance contractors were injured after encountering an apparent unexploded ordnance at Makua Military Reservation. 156 more words

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Old military explosive device found in Sitka

From Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

SITKA, Alaska  – Sitka authorities say what appears to be an old military explosive device has been turned into fire officials. 74 more words

Environmental

Maui beach, park reopened after shock cord deemed non-threatening

The Department of Land and Natural Resources has reopened a Maui beach and part of a state park.

The Pu‘u Olai area (Little Beach) and a portion of Makena Beach State Park reopened at noon Wednesday after staff and military ordnance experts determined a shock cord posed no danger to the public. 74 more words

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WWII-era ordnance found on Kihei beach

The U.S. Army is planning to destroy an ordnance found on a Kihei beach.

According to the Maui Police Department, a visitor from Washington state brought the unspent artillery round into the Kihei substation Thursday morning. 50 more words

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