How Marines are harnessing freeze-dried plasma to save lives

Starting next week, all U.S. Navy corpsmen serving with the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) overseas will be equipped with freeze-dried blood plasma. The decision to have all units carry the lifesaving blood product comes after it was used earlier this year to save the life of a wounded military member from an allied nation.

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NASA Astronaut and Marine Col. Randy Bresnik blasts off on space station mission

NASA Astronaut and Marine Corps Col. Randy Bresnik will join his record-breaking colleague Peggy Whitson on the International Space Station Friday.

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New King Stallion helicopter boosts Marines’ aerial power

King Stallion, the U.S. Marine Corps’ ultra-powerful new helo, can carry an astonishing three times more weight than its predecessor.

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F-35 fighter pilots are gearing up for the new planes virtually

The military’s fifth generation fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II, will be flown by the Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. They are not expected to be deployed until 2016 but that’s not stopping Air Force pilots from getting ready to fly missions

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New small diameter bomb doesn’t fit inside Marines' F-35B

Joint Strike Fighter engineers will have to make adjustments to the weapons bay of the Marine Corps variant of the F-35 so the aircraft can carry a pin point glide bomb by 2022, JSF program officials said.

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Obama to Bestow 8th Living Recipient with MOH

Kyle Carpenter, who dove on a grenade to save another Marine, will receive the Medal of Honor from President Obama.,The White House announced Monday that Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter will become the eighth living recipient to receive the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest award for valor.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/19/obama-to-bestow-8th-living-recipient-with-moh/

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