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US Army to Buy Some Israeli-Designed Iron Dome Missile Defense Systems

An Iron Dome battery. Photo: IDF. The US Army plans to buy a limited number of Iron Dome missile defense …

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US Army inks $193 million deal to buy Israeli tank defense system

The TROPHY system, in use since 2011, will be supplied by an American company that partnered with Israel's Rafael arms manufacturer

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Posthumous honor for US officer who saved 200 Jewish GIs from the Nazis -- and never told a soul | The Times of Israel

With a Nazi pistol pointed at his head, Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds refused to reveal which of his soldiers were Jews. This week he was recognized for his bravery

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Military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both the charges he's facing, military officials said Wednesday.

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day - CNET

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.