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Dr. Orange: The Secret Nemesis of Sick Vets

This story was originally published by ProPublica. A few years ago, retired Maj. Wes Carter was picking his way through a stack of internal Air Force memos, searching for clues that might help explain his recent heart attack and prostate … Continue reading

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A safe jump from 300 feet!

In February 1945, a small group of personnel assigned to the Office of Strategic Services, the wartime spy agency, scrambled to prepare for a particularly risky mission: inserting a team of agents deep behind Nazi lines with the goal of gleaning … Continue reading

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An idiot by any other name would still smell like an idiot.

Meet Peter Levine. Peter is Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. In this capacity, he serves as principal assistant and advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense on readiness; National Guard and Reserve component affairs; … Continue reading

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Mobs in Charlotte call for Justice. What a joke.

Every year, approximately 6,000 blacks are murdered. This is a number greater than white and Hispanic homicide victims combined, even though blacks are only 13 percent of the national population. Blacks are killed at six times the rate of whites and Hispanics … Continue reading

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1st SFG (A) HALO Jump

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U.S. Army Special Operations Command Water Jump

My memory is a little dim on this but on Okinawa (1st Group) we used Chinooks and went out the rear. Nice warm salt water.

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