Here's a look at the most popular stories this week on Military.com.
Robots Replace Soldiers in First Breaching Exercise of its Kind
Humans took a backseat during a base exercise on Friday, in which robots cleared obstacles for manned tanks and fighting vehicles. U.S. and British troops participated in the Robotic Complex Breach Concept demonstration, during which several remote-controlled vehicles performed a task usually carried out by soldiers.
By Martin Egnash, Stars and Stripes | Read more
Vet: Family to Join Adopted Daughter in South Korea if She Is Deported
A retired Army lieutenant colonel with six tours of duty, Patrick Schreiber says that his failure to gain an understanding of immigration law is "the greatest regret in my life." Because it now could mean having to move his family to South Korea next year so he, his wife and adopted daughter could stay together.
By Rick Montgomery, Kansas City Star | Read more
Some Troops, Families Could Owe Thousands to Keep Tricare
Troops and family members who missed monthly Tricare premium payments due to a contractor swap Jan. 1 must make up missed payments, as well as pay one to two months in advance to reinstate coverage, Tricare officials confirmed Monday.
By Amy Bushatz | Read more
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