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Recruit Drops and Gives the Army 100 ... Pounds

263-pound woman lost weight to enlist

(Newser) - A Texas woman shed 113 pounds to join the Army, saying she was startled into action after being told she was too heavy to qualify. “I’ll never see her again,” a recruiter says he thought on meeting 263-pound Ashley Barrett-Carter, the Dallas Morning News reports. Now in... More »

India to Help US Hunt Lost WWII Crews

Expedition to India for MIAs

(Newser) - US bomber crews that went missing in the Himalayas during World War II may be recovered after more than six decades, reports the Military Times. While experts have long identified potential crash sites, the US military has been unable to access the dangerous border region between India, China, and Burma.... More »

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