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Army engineers built 'Key West 2.0' after Islamic State destruction Known as “Key West” by U.S. troops who used it during Operation Iraqi Freedom, the base serves as a logistics hub for the Iraqi-led campaign to retake Iraq’s second-largest city. It’s also home to batteries of coalition artillery and rockets that often thunder and rip late at night. But it was a wasteland when the first convoy of U.S. troops arrived on Aug. 26.
At greater risk: The children of Agent Orange For decades, Vietnam veterans have suspected that the defoliant harmed their children. But the VA hasn’t studied its own data for clues. A new ProPublica analysis has found that the odds of having a child born with birth defects were more than a third higher for veterans exposed to Agent Orange than for those who weren’t.
Marines fielding smartphones for deadlier, more accurate fire support Marine forward observers and air combat controllers on the ground will use the Target Handoff System Version 2 to quickly establish enemy positions and send up detailed GPS coordinates to interconnected networks of air, artillery and naval fire support, a news release stated, with operational use as early as March.
China seizes unmanned US research submarine China seized the submarine midday Thursday after pulling alongside the USNS Bowditch, a U.S. oceanographic survey ship, as it was stopped in international waters of the South China Sea, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman.
US-led airstrikes destroy Islamic State-seized weapons The Russian and Syrian weapons, which the terrorist group captured earlier this week, troubled U.S. officials because of the potential danger they posed for pilots of the U.S.-led Operation Inherent Resolve coalition and the approximately 300 U.S. special operators assisting Kurdish forces.
Two-star general demoted after affair Maj. Gen. David Haight has been stripped of his stars and forced out of the military after a 30-year military career because of a long extramarital affair and "swinger" lifestyle. It's a steep and rare downgrade for a senior officer.
Veteran wins $150,000 semi-trailer truck After being announced as the winner of a $150,000 semi-trailer truck at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation on Friday, Navy veteran Troy Davidson called out an emotional “thank you” as his family cheered from the back of the room.