‘Arthritis can hit troops and vets hard. Here’s how advocates want to respond.’ Military Times article

From the article by Joshua Axelrod Veterans are more likely to develop arthritis than civilians, according to an October 2018 study. Other studies indicate that osteoarthritis is the second-leading cause of military discharge, behind combat wounds. Arthritis encompasses over 100 diseases, including mechanical (or degenerative) and inflammatory ones, the latter of which involves immune-system disorders …

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Kiowa vs the beetle

The pilot brought his Kiowa Warrior helicopter to a hover 100 feet above the desert landscape, from the higher orbits, it looked like there was a cave entrance to the south of a rock formation. Peeling away for another orbit he grabbed a grenade from his chest pouch and this time at about 30 feet …

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