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These Marines will test a lighter, polymer-cased .50 caliber round

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Marines at infantry schools, machine gunner courses and certain amphibious battalions will soon be lugging a lighter load as they test new polymer case .50 caliber ammunition. The Marine Corps has taken the lead to lighten the load of the heavy ammo, its linkages and containers. Brig. Gen. A.J. Pasagian, head of Marine Corps Systems […]

These Marines will test a lighter, polymer-cased .50 caliber round

these-marines-will-test-a-lighter,-polymer-cased.50-caliber-round

Marines at infantry schools, machine gunner courses and certain amphibious battalions will soon be lugging a lighter load as they test new polymer case .50 caliber ammunition. The Marine Corps has taken the lead to lighten the load of the heavy ammo, its linkages and containers. Brig. Gen. A.J. Pasagian, head of Marine Corps Systems […]

These Guard troops on COVID duty vaccinated their grandmothers

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More than 6 million Americans have received their COVID-19 vaccines through the National Guard as of April 7. “We just reached this yesterday — over 6 million COVID vaccines [administered] to our citizens across the nation,” Army Col. Larry Fletcher, deputy director of the National Guard Bureau joint surgeon’s office, said during a Thursday media […]

These Guard troops on COVID duty vaccinated their grandmothers

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More than 6 million Americans have received their COVID-19 vaccines through the National Guard as of April 7. “We just reached this yesterday — over 6 million COVID vaccines [administered] to our citizens across the nation,” Army Col. Larry Fletcher, deputy director of the National Guard Bureau joint surgeon’s office, said during a Thursday media […]

These forgotten soldiers might have been the first Black troops to wear Union blue in combat

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A retired Army colonel and his former West Point roommate believe they have discovered a nearly forgotten — and possibly first — Black unit in the Civil War and are spearheading efforts to see the history-making soldiers honored nearly 160 years later. The career soldiers-turned-amateur-historians, retired Col. Chris Allen and retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, […]

These 3 companies will build prototypes for the Air Force’s Skyborg drone

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WASHINGTON — Boeing, General Atomics and Kratos will create prototypes for the Air Force’s Skyborg program and have a mere five months to build the first test vehicles of the autonomous combat drone. As part of the Skyborg program, the Air Force hopes to build a family of low-cost, attritable drones that can be reused, […]

These are the states and jobs where veterans make the most money

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It pays to be a veteran, according to a new study by veterans claims law firm Hill and Ponton. The average annual income for veterans was about $65,000 in 2019, the study reported. Those who didn’t serve brought home nearly $11,000 less, with an average annual income of about $54,000. Hill and Ponton’s study also […]

These are the states and jobs where veterans make the most money

these-are-the-states-and-jobs-where-veterans-make-the-most-money

It pays to be a veteran, according to a new study by veterans claims law firm Hill and Ponton. The average annual income for veterans was about $65,000 in 2019, the study reported. Those who didn’t serve brought home nearly $11,000 less, with an average annual income of about $54,000. Hill and Ponton’s study also […]