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Where’s the gear? Infantry company confined to Lewis-McChord base – latimes.com

About 100 soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state remained confined to base Monday as U.S. Army officials tried to trace $600,000 worth of missing high-tech equipment. The equipment includes sophisticated rifle scopes, laser sights and night-vision equipment — gear described by Army officials as “sensitive” but not necessarily …

Ga. man pretending to be soldier gets prison term

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison after he was caught last year impersonating an Army soldier to get his hands on military gear at Fort Gordon in Augusta. Anthony Todd Saxon apologized to his family, the military and a …

Gear of the Year 2010 — National Geographic Adventure

Must-Have Gear For Fall and Winter Outdoor gear and tech for adventurers—with its use of performance fabrics and smart design to keep you comfortable, warm, dry, and connected—tends to be pretty great. But every season, a few products are better than great. They’re so extraordinarily designed, creative, or innovative, they …