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Douglas Ernst

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Special Forces to test new ultralight truck for complex missions

U.S. Special Forces operators needed an ultralight vehicle for complex missions, and General Dynamics Corp delivered the Flyer 72 Advanced Light Strike Vehicle. The Pentagon liked what it saw and asked the company to deliver nine vehicles for testing. Published October 16, 2014

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Guardian angel: Marine survives sniper shot to head

A video of a U.S. Marine who survived a direct shot from a Taliban sniper to his protective helmet has gone viral online, garnering over 1 million views since being uploaded in late September. Published October 16, 2014