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Corps Identifies 3 Marines Killed in Tragic Osprey Crash Off Australia
Two Marine aviators and an infantryman were killed when an MV-22 Osprey went down Aug. 5 into the waters off the coast of Queensland, Australia, officials announced Monday evening.
By Hope Hodge Seck at Military.com | Read more
Army Launches Competition for More Powerful Combat Rifle
U.S. Army weapon officials just opened a competition for a new 7.62mm Interim Service Combat Rifle to arm infantry units with a weapon potent enough to penetrate enemy body armor.
By Matthew Cox | Read more
VA to Decide on New Agent Orange Ailments by Nov. 1
Any ailments Shulkin might add to VA’s current list of 14 “presumptive diseases” linked to herbicide exposure would make many more thousands of Vietnam War veterans eligible for VA disability compensation and health care.
By Tom Philpott at Military.com | Read more
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