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Government & Organizations, National

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Features stories about U.S. service members and military operations from around the world.

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Improving Protective Gear

October 20th, 2011

Episode 76 of 298 episodes

The invention of firearms changed war forever. As a result, new forms of body armor were created to protect troops. However, with greater protection came less maneuverability. Cpl. Nick Neighbors tells us how the Marine Corps is aiming for the best of both worlds. Soundbites: Master Sgt. Maceo Mathis - New Equipment Training Chief, Marine Corps Systems Command Marc King - President, Ceradyne Armor Systems.

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