Archive For February 2011

Helping Soldiers Trade Their Swords for Plows

on 17/02/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. — On an organic farm here in avocado country, a group of young Marines, veterans and Army reservists listened intently to an old hand from the front […]

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For Some Troops, Powerful Drug Cocktails Have Deadly Results

on 12/02/2011 posted by Mikie in News, Comments (0)

For Some Troops, Powerful Drug Cocktails Have Deadly Results By JAMES DAO, BENEDICT CAREY and DAN FROSCH Published: February 12, 2011 In his last months alive, Senior Airman […]

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Weight of War: Gear that protects troops also injures them

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U.S. Marines watch an explosion after calling in an airstrike during a gunbattle in northern Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A 2007 study found Marines typically carry 97 to 135 pounds of […]

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