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What Tyrod Taylor says the Browns must do in the wake of Josh Gordon’s ‘best receiving corps in the NFL’ remark

“CLEVELAND, Ohio — Tyrod Taylor has heard Jarvis Landry declare himself the best receiver in the NFL and Josh Gordon christen the whole receiving corps tops in the league, Taylor knows what must happen next” writes Mary Kay Cabot for cleveland.com. But part of the best receiving corps in the NFL? Almost time to prove it. Source: cleveland.com Share This:

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Marine Corps weighs wooing older members for new cyber force…

“Coan has applied to be a part of a new cyber force after serving 17 years in the Marine Corps” writes Julie Watson for yahoo.com. The Marine Corps floated the idea of allowing people with cyber skills to bypass boot camp, but Neller opposed that, saying a Marine should be a Marine.The Marine Corps is opening jobs this October in its new cyberspace occupational field. Source: yahoo.com Share This:

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These are the US military’s 6 favorite automatic weapons from the last 100 years

“It should come as no surprise that much of this innovation was spurned on by centuries of warfare” writes David Grove for businessinsider.com. In the form of machine guns, submachine guns, and automatic rifles, the United States has used a slew of automatic weaponry on battlefields across the globe since World War I. Many of these weapons hold a special place in the hearts and minds of the service members who employed them. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Navy secretary: Not enough data to link aircraft crashes to budget

“A Marine Corps C-130 crashed in Mississippi in July, killing 15 Marines and one sailor” writes Ap Photo Jacquelyn for washingtonexaminer.com. The C-130 that crashed Wednesday belonged to the Puerto Rico Air National Guard.Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said Wednesday there is not enough data to link recent military air mishaps, such as the most recent deadly C-130 Hercules crash in Georgia, to a lack of defense funding. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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The Marines are buying their new rifles at half price after lawmakers threw a tantrum over the original cost

“Little more than a month after lawmakers threw a temper tantrum about the cost of each M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle, the Marine Corps has announced it is buying the rifles at a much lower cost per weapon” writes Jeff Schogol for businessinsider.com. During a March House Armed Services Committee hearing, lawmakers claimed that the M27 would cost about $3,000 per rifle, or roughly four times the $642 per weapon price tag for the M4 carbine, which the IAR is replacing. “Until the recent award, procurement integrity laws and regulations have…

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The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps has suspended a general who reportedly made inappropriate comments about sexual harassment this month.

“He will remain on administrative leave while the allegations of his comments are investigated” writes Nick J for washingtonexaminer.com. The articles Stein was referencing detailed allegations from two civilian officials who accused a Marine officer of making sexual overtures to them in 2013. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Japan Activates First Amphibious Unit Since World War II

“In the aftermath of World War II, as Japan renounced war as an instrument of national policy, military forces such as marines were prohibited as offensive weapons of war” writes Kyle Mizokami for popularmechanics.com. Japan has officially activated its first amphibious combat unit since World War II. The new 1,500 man Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade is designed to retake Japanese territory seized by enemies in wartime, using amphibious assault vehicles and Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. Source: popularmechanics.com Share This:

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An F-16 just crashed at Nellis Air Force Base — the 3rd US military crash in 2 days

“A US Air Force F-16 assigned to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada has crashed outside of Las Vegas in the third aircraft crash in two days” writes David Choi for businessinsider.com. The F-16 crashed around 10:30 a.m. during routine training.On Tuesday afternoon, a Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed around El Centro, California, during a routine training mission. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Seahawks bring back Mike Davis as running back corps begins to take shape

“Davis became an unrestricted free agent when he was not tendered as a restricted free agent when the new league year began on March 14” writes Seattle Times Staff for seattletimes.com. While terms of his deal have yet to be released, Davis is likely making far less in the deal he signed as an unrestricted free agent.Seattle also did not tender Thomas Rawls and he is making visits as an unrestricted free agent and it’s unclear if he will be back. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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The Marine Corps’ new rifle is super expensive — and nobody knows why

“In their race to field a more powerful automatic rifle, the Marine Corps sidestepped the normal acquisition process and approved a contract to buy them at price tag five times that of the current M4 rifle” writes Jared Keller for businessinsider.com. During a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Marine Corps readiness on March 6, lawmakers interrogated service officials regarding the $3,000 price tag for each Heckler & Koch HK416 established in the Corps’ 50,000-rifle order announced in August 2017. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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