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September 11th, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

Shrapnel from a grenade blast ripped into Staff Sgt. Aaron Metzger’s right arm and chest while he treated two severely injured Afghan commandos he had carried out of the line of fire during a nighttime raid against the Taliban in April 2018.

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June 24th, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia originally received the Silver Star for his actions, but his citation was revisited & is now upgraded to Medal of Honor.

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June 7th, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

Decisions was based on arming personnel that would need a small & maneuverable but with greater Lethality than a pistol while operating in tight conditions.

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March 15th, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

Master Sgt. Jole Alvarez had completed some of the most challenging courses the Army has to offer, but Ranger School eluded him for two decades.

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February 22nd, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

The Army’s new Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, is Intended to Provide Precision Fire between 300 and 600 meters without losing Close-Range Lethality.

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February 18th, 2019 by AmSJ Staff

Nick Perna, a former soldier and currently a cop, weighs in on whether the M16A2 or M4 is a better overall weapon system.<

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January 8th, 2019 by jhines

In 1960s U.S. Army used Suppressed Revolvers that were specifics for hunting Viet Congs inside of tunnels during the Vietnam war.

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