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Nearly two years after the services committed to including eye shields in the individual first aid kits of combat troops, the devices remain largely absent from the kits even though eye injuries continue to account for 10 to 15 percent of the war's wounded.
The Air Force Academy may excise a religious reference from an oath cadets take to swear allegiance to its honor code. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation protested "so help me God" in an oath that has cadets swearing they won't lie, cheat, steal or tolerate those who do.
From munitions to missiles, top officials of all four U.S. services on Wednesday told a congressional panel that continued forced spending cuts will bring "historic lows" that would seriously threaten the military's readiness and capability.