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FRIDAY FOTO (August 21, 2015)

The Starting Lineup.

MarinesĀ  wait for the final check of their amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) to begin their training exercise on Onslow Beach at Camp Lejeune North Carolina Monday (August 17). 20 more words

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SPECIAL OPERATIONS: First Two Women Pass Army Ranger Course

Ground and Glass Ceiling Breaking.

Two women have successfully completed the Army’s elite Ranger school, one of the toughest combat training courses in the world, the Army announced Monday (August 17). 338 more words

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TECHNOLOGY: Defense Dept. and Industry Pushing 3-D Printing

No Longer a Novelty.

From pizzas for the troops to small parts for aircraft, the U.S. military is moving ahead with innovations in additive manufacturing. The dual aim: to cut costs and speed up the process from design and prototyping to assembly line production. 527 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (July 31, 2015)

In the Boom-Boom Room.

Well here’s something we’ve never seen before: soldiers prepping grenades for a live-fire exercise during Cadet Summer Training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point… 53 more words

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LATIN AMERICA: Brazil Nuke Sub Investigation

Suspected Fraud Probe.

Brazilian federal police are investigating potential irregularities in a military program that aims to build a nuclear-powered submarine in partnership with France by 2023, … 176 more words

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AROUND AFRICA: Chad bombings; Nigeria booby-trap bomb

27 Dead in Chad Suicide Bombings.

Suicide bombers killed more than 20 people in the capital city of Chad, N’Djamena, on Monday (June 15) and authorities say it appeared to be retaliation for Chad’s leading role in the campaign against the violent extremist Islamic group Boko Haram, … 319 more words

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FRIDAY FOTO (June 12, 2015)

Dealing with Gravity.

U.S. Army Sergeant Samantha Melanson of the 15th Engineer Battalion, rappels from a 55-foot tower during an air assault course at the Joint Multinational Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany. 108 more words

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