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resources, and advocacy before the legislative and executive branches of government,
we hope to make life better for blinded veterans.
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with encouragement and support, to ensure no blinded veteran is left behind.
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Saturday February 8, 2020 7:53 A new version of a precision-guided artillery shell made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems scored direct
hits on a moving target for the first time in a test for the U.S. Navy last year, the company said.
The previously undisclosed test of the Excalibur S version at the Yuma Proving Ground validated the projectile’s ability to survive the shock of firing
from a howitzer, then shift from GPS satellite to laser guidance and hit a moving target, Raytheon said.
Friday February 7, 2020 6:37 WASHINGTON — The newly established Space Force will grow from its one member now to an estimated 15,000 to 16,000 troops in the coming years, Pentagon
planners reported this week to Congress, but it remains unclear what Space Force members will be called.
Wednesday February 5, 2020 19:42 WASHINGTON — Eight months after the Department of Veterans Affairs launched a new program to connect veterans with private-sector doctors, the agency doesn’t
know how many appointments have been completed or how much it’s costing taxpayers.