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US Army May Issue Smartphones for Combat Use

After a successful trial run using touchscreen phones and tablets in combat, US Army officials say they may begin equipping service members with the devices later this year. It would be used to complement tactical radios and other existing technology.

Smartphones can be used to text updates about surroundings, send GPS photos, and access maps. “When they have a problem or need to submit a report, they default to the texting. These young soldiers grew up with this technology. They’re very familiar with it. They’re very comfortable with it,” said Michael McCarthy, an Army director for the program.

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Eight Heartwarming Videos of Soldiers’ Surprise Homecomings

On Memorial Day, we commemorate all the U.S. soldiers who've died while serving our country. With so many of our servicemen and women currently on dangerous overseas assignments, it's also a time to think about their sacrifice, and the sacrifice of their families back home.

In these videos, families of soldiers get the surprise and relief of a lifetime when their loved ones return home from duty unannounced. You'll really want to grab a box of tissues before watching.

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Russian Soldiers Cause Massive Avalanche Using Artillery

File this under FAIL. Some Russian soldiers were shooting some artillery rounds into a mountain side when they triggered a huge avalanche.  I love when they realize that it's coming right for them and start running, oops! See the video after the break

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American F-15 Fighter Jet Down In Libya

An American F-15 fighter jet crashed in Libya, thankfully both pilots ejected safely and were rescued by Libyan rebels.

The plane was discovered by a British journalist who ran into wreck in the middle of a field. See the video of the crash site after the break.

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Medal of Honor Winner Will Not Re-Enlist

The first living service member from the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq to receive the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor has decided not to re-enlist and end his Army career.

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