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Exoskeleton gives Army Vet ability to walk again

A crushed spine is usually a life sentence of confinement to, at best, a wheelchair–but at least one vet is taking steps to change all that. In fact, Gary Linfoot is  making for an inspiring story for Veteran’s Day. Five years ago the Army pilot’s helicopter suffered was brought down by a mechanical failure during Linfoot’s 19th combat…

US military, the world’s largest fossil fuels consumer, invests heavily in renewable energy.

The U.S. Department of Defense is the single-largest consumer of fuel in the world. Despite rising fuel costs and a limited supply of oil, the military’s fuel consumption has been growing in recent years. In World War II, the armed forces used about one gallon of fuel per soldier every day. In Desert Storm, fuel usage was…

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