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Soldiers tried to drink alcohol in the field, but ingested antifreeze, initial probe says

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Eleven soldiers hospitalized at Fort Bliss, Texas, believed they were drinking alcohol on the last day of a 10-day field exercise, but instead ingested antifreeze, according to toxicology tests and an initial inquiry breifed to reporters Friday. The troops were admitted to a hospital Thursday morning — two in critical condition — after they exhibited […]

New in 2021: Army to pick replacement for SAW and M4 for soldiers, Marines and special operators

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The Army in 2021 will select from among the three companies vying to build the Army’s replacement for both the M4 carbine and Squad Automatic Weapon. The Next Generation Squad Automatic Weapon project has been in the works for the past three years and, if completed and implemented, would mark the first substantial change in […]

New in 2021: Army to pick replacement for SAW and M4 for soldiers, Marines and special operators

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The Army in 2021 will select from among the three companies vying to build the Army’s replacement for both the M4 carbine and Squad Automatic Weapon. The Next Generation Squad Automatic Weapon project has been in the works for the past three years and, if completed and implemented, would mark the first substantial change in […]

New in 2021: Army to pick replacement for SAW and M4 for soldiers, Marines and special operators

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The Army in 2021 will select from among the three companies vying to build the Army’s replacement for both the M4 carbine and Squad Automatic Weapon. The Next Generation Squad Automatic Weapon project has been in the works for the past three years and, if completed and implemented, would mark the first substantial change in […]

Soldiers really need to wear seat-belts, year-end analysis shows

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On-duty soldier fatalities fell 25 percent in fiscal 2020, but the number of deaths involving Army combat vehicles continued an upward trend that’s been underway for about four years, data provided to Army Times shows. When strictly the number of vehicle accidents are counted, regardless of whether there were multiple deaths or none at all, […]

Army identifies 5 soldiers killed in Sinai UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash

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The Army Saturday morning identified the five soldiers killed Thursday in a helicopter crash while on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Massachusetts, Staff Sgt. […]

Army identifies 5 soldiers killed in Sinai UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash

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The Army Saturday morning identified the five soldiers killed Thursday in a helicopter crash while on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Massachusetts, Staff Sgt. […]

5 US soldiers among 7 peacekeepers killed in Sinai helicopter crash

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Editor’s note: The number of casualties has been updated due to changing information from MFO. JERUSALEM — A helicopter belonging to an international peacekeeping force has crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing five US. Army soldiers among seven dead, according to an Army official. “It is with great sadness we confirm five U.S. Army Soldiers […]

Deployed soldiers face punishment for their ‘message to liberals’ video

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Two deployed Michigan Army National Guard soldiers who in September posted an obscenity-laced TikTok video of themselves, armed and in uniform, chiding “liberals and Democrats” for being “crybabies and snowflakes” now face disciplinary action following an investigation. The two soldiers are assigned to Company A, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, which is deployed under U.S. […]