November 3, 2011 • 11:52 am
Opening statements were heard over the weekend at Joint Base Lewis-McChord at the court martial trial of Sgt. Calvin Gibbs, the suspected ringleader of a self-described “Kill Team” of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, members of a Stryker …
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Two miles from the cow pasture where the Wright Brothers learned to fly the first airplanes, military researchers are at work on another revolution in the air: shrinking unmanned drones, the kind that fire …
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