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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Budget cuts suck

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Field training near Fort Carson

FORT CARSON, Colo. – A Soldier from 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, directs a Chinook while Soldiers from 2nd GSAB, 4th Avn. Reg. and Group Support Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), secure a Humvee to be sling-loaded to a different site during, their field training exercise, and 4th CAB’s first FTX, near Fort Carson, Colo., July 25, 2013. (Photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Office, 4th Infantry Division/Released)

Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for COP Keating | Article | The United States Army

Soldier to receive Medal of Honor for COP Keating | Article | The United States Army:

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter will receive the nation's highest award for valor Aug. 26, 2013, for his defense of Combat Outpost Keating, in a remote mountain valley of Nuristan province in western Afghanistan. During a battle which raged for more than six hours, Carter was instrumental in keeping the southern flank of the outpost from being overrun Oct. 3, 2009, by an enemy that outnumbered the Americans almost eight to one.

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Monday, 8 July 2013

The U.S. Army Sniper School

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Army Sgt. 1st Class Adam James, right, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment (U.S. Army Sniper School), Fort Benning, Ga., gives M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System instructions to Army Spc. Andrew Vrooman, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, during qualifications at Grezelka Range, June 25, 2013.

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