Soldiers serving with Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Inf. Division, shoot a round down range from their M777A2 howitzer on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 22, 2014. The round was part of a shoot to register, or zero, the howitzers, which had just arrived on KAF from Forward Operating Base Pasab. The shoot also provided training for a fire support team from 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th IBCT, 4th Inf. Div. - Spc. Ariel Solomon, U.S. Army
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Former Marine Stepping Up for Vets >> Military.com
Only 850 miles and about $50,000 to go before Marine veteran Justin Kuhel, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, reaches his goal of walking across America to raise $100,000 for two charities that help veterans.
Al Qaeda magazine suggests Air Force Academy as terror target >> KXRM-TV, Colorado Springs
The U.S. Air Force Academy is on a list of suggested terror targets published in a new magazine distributed by Al Qaeda.
VoteVets wades into Alaska Senate race >> The Hill
A veterans advocacy group plans to launch a $675,000 ad campaign slamming Alaska Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan for backing a local mining project that critics believe could harm the state's commercial fishing industry.